Happy 100 Years to These 8 Artworks

Charles Burchfield, Road and Sky, 1917. Watercolor, ink, and gouache on paper, 17 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1930

Each of these pieces from our permanent collection was created in 1917 and celebrates 100 years in 2017. What are some of your favorite one hundred year old works?

Charles Demuth, Monument, Bermuda, 1917. Watercolor on paper, 14 x 10 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1925

Louis Michel Eilshemius, The Dream, 1917. Oil on cardboard on wood panel, 30 5/8 x 40 3/4 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1936

Gaston Lachaise, Sea Lion, 1917. Bronze, 12 1/2 x 15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1922

Maurice Prendergast, Revere Beach No. 2, between 1917 and 1918. Watercolor on paper, 13 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast in memory of Duncan and Marjorie Phillips, 1991

Paul Strand, New York, 1917. Photogravure, 6 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Gift of the Phillips Contemporaries, 1999

Augustus Vincent Tack, As the Ships Go Sailing By, 1917. Oil on canvas on plywood panel, 31 1/2 x 24 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired by 1959

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