Meet Alba Campo Rosillo:
2021–22 Terra Foundation Research Fellow in American Art Read More
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The Terra Foundation is dedicated to fostering exploration, understanding, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the US for national and international audiences.
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Terra Foundation Collection
The Terra Foundation collection of American art includes over 750 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures by 242 artists.
Telegraph Poles with Buildings, 1917
Frederic Edwin Church,
The Iceberg, 1875
Kalounna in Frogtown, 1986
Albert Eugene Gallatin,
Room Space, 1937–38
Boy with Cow, 1921
John Frederick Peto,
Old Time Letter Rack, 1894
Henry Ossawa Tanner,
Les Invalides, Paris, 1896
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