Permanent Collection

RECENT DONATIONS: Recently, over 100 ethnographic objects were donated to the College Collection. The Museum has recieved eight Keith paintings, and works by Ray Beldner, Sandow Birk, Lovis Corinth, Judy Dater, Toulouse Lautrec, Aristide Maillol, David Maxim, Richard McLean, Ryan Reynolds, William Saroyan, Millard Sheets, Carlos Villa, Beth van Hoesen and Bernard von Eichman.The Museum is pleased to announce two major donations. The first from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts, which includes 152 Andy Warhol Polaroids and black and and white silver gelatin photographs and 7 large screen prints and the Doctor Maurice Alberti Print Collection which includes over 200 European and American prints. 

Highlights include:

Over 180 paintings by William Keith (1838-1911), California's foremost landscape painter at the end of the 19th century

150 other American paintings, primarily by late 19th-early 20th century California artists, including Albert Bierstadt, Norton Bush, William Coulter, Armin Hansen, Helen Hyde, George Inness, Elizabeth Emerson Keith, Maurice Logan and J. Francis Murphy

21 drawings and watercolors by Morris Graves

32 etchings by California printmaker Roi Partridge

20 drawings and prints and 1 oil painting by California artist Frank Van Sloun

12 Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque wooden sculptures

100 prints and drawings related to Don Quixote (a text studied by all Saint Mary's students in Collegiate Seminar)

50 prints and other objects relating to wine and winemaking

577 photographs of California landscapes by Stanley Truman

more than 600 African, Oceanic, Asian and Native-American ethnographic objects

Large scale color prints by Gregory Kondos, Frank Lobdell, Manuel Neri, Nathan Oliveira and Wayne Thiebaud

European prints and paintings highlighted by a large-scale Emile Bernard painting and recently discovered early Giambatista Tiepolo ink and wash drawing