Collection Highlights

The Hudson River Museum’s permanent collection contains nearly 18,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, works on paper, photographs, decorative arts, costumes, textiles, graphic design, historical objects, and ephemera. In addition, the Museum also has an extensive collection of documentary photography and archival materials.

Among the selection of 150 highlights below are works by Hudson River School artists James Renwick Brevoort, Samuel Colman, Jasper F. Cropsey, and Asher B. Durand, and such notable artists as Red Grooms, Hiram Powers, and Sylvia Sleigh. Recent acquisitions include works by Derrick Adams, Ebony Bolt, and Robert Zakanitch.

The Hudson River Museum recently launched SC Hudson River Museum, a free app that allows you to experience 10 of our collection highlights with super high-resolution zoom and unique storytelling features. Read more on Currents.

Paintings

Azalea (Portrait of Helen Abbe Howson)

John White Alexander

Azalea (Portrait of Helen Abbe Howson)

1885 Currently on view

In the Woods

George Inness

In the Woods

Early 1880s Currently on view

The Side Paddlewheel “Francis Skiddy”

James Bard

The Side Paddlewheel “Francis Skiddy”

1859 Currently on view

Invitation to a Voyage: The Hudson River at Fishkill

Sylvia Sleigh

Invitation to a Voyage: The Hudson River at Fishkill

1979–99 Currently on view

Hudson River View (Sugar Factory at Yonkers)

Daniel Putnam Brinley

Hudson River View (Sugar Factory at Yonkers)

ca. 1915

Landscape

Asher B. Durand

Landscape

n.d. Currently on view

The Narrows at Lake George

Jasper Francis Cropsey

The Narrows at Lake George

1888 Currently on view

The Floor Scrapers

Julia Santos Solomon

The Floor Scrapers

1995 Currently on view
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Works on Paper

Clarivel with Black Blouse with White Ribbon

Mickalene Thomas

Clarivel with Black Blouse with White Ribbon

2016

The Century in the Highlands of the Hudson

Leslie Darrell Ragan

The Century in the Highlands of the Hudson

ca. 1938

Greenwood Lake, New Jersey

Jasper Francis Cropsey

Greenwood Lake, New Jersey

1897

Summertime in Italy (with Lines)

Robert Motherwell

Summertime in Italy (with Lines)

1966

Moonlight in Venice

Samuel Colman

Moonlight in Venice

ca. 1885

Demuth American Dream, No. 5

Robert Indiana

Demuth American Dream, No. 5

1980

Stella Funesta (The Evil Star)

Elihu Vedder

Stella Funesta (The Evil Star)

ca. 1892

Moonlight

Harold Knickerbocker Faye

Moonlight

ca. 1935–38
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Sculptures

Butterville Road Intersection

Marcia Clark

Butterville Road Intersection

2011 Currently on view

Keon and Jeanine

Rigoberto Torres

Keon and Jeanine

1995 Currently on view

Sky Enclosure

Louise Nevelson

Sky Enclosure

1973 Currently on view

Botanical Dreams in the Concrete Jungle

Ebony Bolt

Botanical Dreams in the Concrete Jungle

2017 Currently on view

Diana

Paul Manship

Diana

1925

Eve Disconsolate

Hiram Powers

Eve Disconsolate

1871 Currently on view

Untitled (Hôtel de l’Etoil)

Joseph Cornell

Untitled (Hôtel de l’Etoil)

ca. 1953–62

Man Leaning Against a Wall of Doors

George Segal

Man Leaning Against a Wall of Doors

1968 Currently on view
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Decorative Arts, Costumes, & Textiles

Pillow Top with Woman Basketball Player

Unknown artist

Pillow Top with Woman Basketball Player

ca. 1900

Model: Combined Stretcher for Hat Making

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Sr.

Model: Combined Stretcher for Hat Making

ca. 1869

Anson Baldwin Quilt

Ladies of St. John’s Church

Anson Baldwin Quilt

1847

Day and Night

Ornamental Mirror Co.

Day and Night

1871 Currently on view

Nybelwyck Hall

Mark O'Banks

Nybelwyck Hall

1990–2000 Currently on view

Secretary Cabinet

Kimbel & Cabus

Secretary Cabinet

ca. 1876–80

Favrile Glass Compote

Tiffany & Co.

Favrile Glass Compote

1921

Great Hall Fireplace Tiles

Daniel Pabst, John Moyr Smith, Daniel Cottier

Great Hall Fireplace Tiles

ca. 1876–77 Currently on view
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Photographs

Untitled (Peter Beard with dog) in Red Book #124

Andy Warhol

Untitled (Peter Beard with dog) in Red Book #124

Girls Sunbathing from the Domestic Rituals series

Mary Frey

Girls Sunbathing from the Domestic Rituals series

1979–83

In My Studio (also called Tired Butterfly)

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr.

In My Studio (also called Tired Butterfly)

1918

Rudolph Eickemeyer, Sr. and his British Agent

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr.

Rudolph Eickemeyer, Sr. and his British Agent

1890

Japanese Split Leaf Maple at Lyndhurst

Renata Rainer

Japanese Split Leaf Maple at Lyndhurst

1986

Second Grade Yonkers New York

Guy Gillette

Second Grade Yonkers New York

1958

Untitled #8 from the River series

Janelle Lynch

Untitled #8 from the River series

2000–6

Bear Mountain Bridge

Harry Wilks

Bear Mountain Bridge

1997
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