Acquisitions 1959-1963

October 3, 1963 - November 3, 1963

This exhibition includes 200 paintings, drawings, prints, pieces of sculpture and other art works, representative of acquisitions since the Inaugural Exhibition in 1959. These gifts were acquired through the Friends of Art at Colby College since its dedication four years ago. Included among some 100 paintings are works by Waldo Peirce, Joseph Blackburn, Marsden Hartley, Winslow Homer, Gilbert Stuart, and Andrew Wyeth. There are drawings by Walt Disney and John Singer Sargent, a piece of sculpture by Auguste Renoir and prints by Currier and Ives, Albrecht Durer. Rembrandt Van Rijn, Auguste Rodin, Grant Wood, and James McNeill Whistler. One of the newest acquisitions, and the first major gift in the realm of silverware, is a tankard and cover by William Simkins, an eighteenth century Boston silversmith.