Adopt a Painting Gallery

Adopt-a-Painting program works of art available for adoption If you're interested in helping restore and maintain our precious Wesleyan Treasures, numerous works of art are still available for adoption.The current status of our collection is listed below. To adopt a painting, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (478) 757-5131. Thank you to the many Adopt-A-Painting donors who have so generously supported this program.

 

Painting

Artist              

Title                           Collection         

Cost                

 
GuardianAngelBacon Elizabeth Bacon      Angel with Two Children              $12,000-$15,000 + cost of new stretcher  
brannanboatharber Sophie Marston Brannen Boat Harbor Campbell Collection $3,600             
brannanmountaincover Sophie Marston Brannen Mountain Cove                        Campbell Collection $3,600             
           
CollierBW Collier  Dismantled: Ocean Study in B/W for Salmagundi Club Collier Collection $2,100  
  Collier        Gloucester Rocks Collier Collection $2,400  
Collier New Town Creek Cowles Myles Collier New Town Creek in Winter, Brooklyn   $1,700 $2,500
East2011Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Sunset through Trees Collier Collection   Evaluation Needed
dean_seascape Walter L. Dean Seascape Collier Collection $3,400 Urgent Need
Summer Morning Carl Dougherty Summer Morning   $3,000 Need
BenFosterGreyTwilight Ben Foster The Grey Twilight   $2,000  
Freedlander Arthur Freedlander Manuelo at Work Campbell Collection $2,800 Need
IMG3426Guarino Guarino            The Fete Sciacca Collier Collection $700  
 East2022Layer1 Antonio Guarino Villa Torlonia Collier Collection $2,000 Urgent Need
CapeCodLandscape Nan Greacen Cape Cod Landscape Campbell
Collection           
$1,800 Need
  Alfred Hetherington Seascape   $2,400  
 East2017Layer1 Paul King Snowing Campbell Collection $2,000 Need
 East2030Layer1 Priscilla Lobeck Old Things Permanent Collection $1,400 Need
           
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Charles Naegele Portrait of E. T. Comer Collier Collection $2,800 Need
 West2018Layer1 Charles Naegele Portrait of John Fletcher Comer Collier Collection  $2,800 Need
IMG2555 Attributed to Charles Naegele Valley Scene with Melons   $3,500 Need
 West2024Layer1 Thomas H. Williams Olympic Woman on Balance Olympic Man on Rings Lowrance Collection    
 East2018Layer1 Andrew G. Winter U.S. Mail Permanent Collection  $3,000 Need
  Unknown Artist  Portrait of Ann Octavia Nickelson   $3,000             

 

Wesleyan College appreciates and thanks the many Adopt-A-Painting donors who have so generously supported this program. The following paintings have been adopted and successfully restored:

 Painting

Artist Title Collection              Donor              Status
 
Pomegranates A. Bartley Bernard  Pomegranates  Cambell Collection Adopted by Candy and Malcom Burgess Restored 2013
West2020Layer1 Louis F. Berneker Emily Campbell Collection Adopted by the Class of 1963 Restored 2013
horses  Rosa Bonheur Wild Horses in The Arena at Rome Cade Collection Adopted by
Lu Steed '58
Restored 2003

Frame Restored 2008
 UntitledSummerFlowersinVase Sophie Marston Brannen Untitled: Summer Flowers in Vase  Campbell Collection Adopted by Jane and Marshall Butler Restored 2013 
ChrysanthemumsWithGrapes Helena Eastman Ogden Campbell Chrysanthemums with Grapes  Campbell Collection Adopted by Susan and Otey Walker Restored 2013
East2028Layer1-1  Maria Boveri Cantarella Still Life with Pumpkin and Magnolia Leaves Permanent Collection Adopted by Clarice Pittman Elder '58 Currently being restored, 2014
 East206Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier    Country Scene   

Collier Collection

Painting and frame adopted by the Class of 1995

Restored 2015 
  Cowles Myles Collier            Country Road         Collier Collection Adopted by Hannah L. Allen '80, Wesleyan Trustee Restored 2010
  Cowles Myles Collier            Hillside by Lake Collier Collection Adopted by Hannah L. Allen '80, Wesleyan Trustee  Restored 2010
  Ben Foster Rubies and Gold Permanent Collection A gift from Marion Liles in honor of his wife, Catherine Liles '66 and  '79 and in memory of his parents.  
  Cima Da Conegliano  Madonna and Child Samuel H. Kress Collection

Painting and frame adopted by Mary "Polly" Pollard Houghland, '60.

Restored 2012
East2019Layer1 Antonio Guarino Church Collier
Collection
Adopted by friends in honor of Lisa Sloben and in memory of John William Cooke, Jr. Restored 2011
West201Layer1 Josephine Paddock The Green Feather Campbell Collection Adopted in 2011 by Sally Moffett McKenna Restored 2011
bruce_cherrytree Edward Bruce The Cherry Tree Permanent Collection Adopted by
Julia Munroe Woodward '34, Trustee
Restored 2003
 roses Helen E. Ogden Campbell Roses Campbell Collection Adopted by Ruth Austin Knox '75 Restored 2007
East204Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier North Sea Coast with Boat and Church Collier Collection Adopted by Tom and Patricia Bass
in honor of May Walker '38
Restored 2007
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Cowles Myles Collier On the Beach Collier Collection Adopted by
Mary Ann "Polly" Houghland '60
Restored
2005

Frame Restored 2007
 East2010Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Harbor Scene, Sailing Vessel at the Wharf Collier Collection Adopted by Kathi Hill Goddard '77 and her mother, Kathleen Smith Hill '53, in memory of Betty Ann Smith Griffin '46.
 
Restored
2009

 
East206Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Houses at Evening Collier Collection Adopted by
the Wesleyan Alumnae Association in honor of Cathy Snow '71
Restored
2004

Frame Restored 2006
 East203Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Rocks Beside
the Sea
Collier Collection Adopted by
Maria and Natalia Collier in honor of their sister Caroline Collier
Restored
2009

Frame Restored 2006
East207Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Waiting for the Pilot Collier Collection Adopted by
Suzanne Spradling Martin '67
Restored 2006
East209Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Rowboat on a Dock Collier Collection Adopted by Joan Collier Philip Restored 2006
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Cowles Myles Collier North Sea Shore Collier Collection Adopted by
Mary Ann "Polly" Houghland '60
Restored 2005

Frame Restored
East2014Layer1 Cowles Myles Collier Sunset on the Waterfront Collier Collection Adopted by Mr. & Mrs. Bill  Matthews, Trustee Restored 2003
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Cowles Myles Collier A Recent Arrival, North Sea Coast Collier Collection Adopted by Judy Woodward Gregory '63 in honor of Julia Munroe Woodward '34 Restored 2007
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Cowles Myles Collier Overseas in Unfurled Field (Moonlight at Sea) Collier Collection Adopted by Kathy Travis Restored 2003

Frame Restored 2003
West207Layer1 Gaspare Diziani Adoration of the Magi Samuel H. Kress Collection Adopted by Mr. & Mrs. C. Brown Edwards in honor of Mary Lane Hartshorn '49 & in memory of Emily Brown Edwards Rumble '26 Restored 2009
West208Layer1 Gaspare Diziani Adoration of the Shepherds Samuel H. Kress Collection Adopted by Mr. & Mrs. C. Brown Edwards in memory of Mildred Taylor Stevens '23 Restored 2009
East2026Layer1 Ruger Donoho Landscape with Two Trees Permanent Collection Adopted by Wesleyan President Ruth A. Knox '75 Restored
2005

Frame Restored 2005
East2039Layer1 C.M. Donzel Country Scene Cade Collection Adopted by
Billy & Carolyn Anderson in memory of Mary Knox McNeill
Restored
2004;
Frame restored 2005 by Ruth A. Knox '75
West2019Layer1Layer1 Edward Dufner The Pink Lady Campbell Collection Adopted by Frances & Dennie McCrary, Trustee Restored 2003
 East2025Layer1 Edwin Gunn Maine Farm Campbell Collection Adopted by Mary Ann "Polly" Pollard Houghland '60 Restored 2005
 East2020Layer1 Antonio Guarino La Chiesetta Bianca, Francavilla, Abruzzo Collier
Collection
Adopted by Patrenice Guthrie Thomas '96 in Memory of Laurence Channing Thomas Restored in 2010.
 East2021Layer1 Antonio Guarino La Certosa Notturno Collier
Collection
Adopted by Connie Flair in honor of Katie Flair Painting restored in 2010; frame restored in 2011.
 Huntington Margaret Huntington Nantucket Houses Campbell Collection Adopted by Virginia Perkins '63 Restored 2003
East2042Layer1 William Stanley Haseltine Laguna, Venice Campbell Collection Adopted by Susan and Otey Walker Restored 2013
HolzhauerL Emil Holzhauer Houses and Towns Permanent Collection Adopted by Susan and Otey Walker Restored 2012
Still Life with Flowers M. Hawthorne Still Life with Flowers Campbell Collection Adopted by Candy and Malcolm Burgess Restored 2013
East2040Layer1 Hattie Saussy Mountain Valley Permanent Collection Adopted by Virginia Perkins '63 Restored 2009
 Jones(2) Francis C. Jones The Sisters Donated by Mrs. Chubb, sister of the Artisit Adopted by Wesleyan Class of 1960 Restored 2004
NearStockbridge Hugh Bolton Jones Near Stockbridge  Permanent Collection Adopted by Susan and Otey Walker Restored 2014
 East2036Layer1 Hugh Bolton Jones October in the Berkshires Donated by Mrs. Chubb, sister of the artist Adopted by Charlotte Battle Everbach '52 Restored 2005
 West2021Layer1 Susan Ricker Knox Mary and Yorkie Campbell Collection Adopted by Wesleyan President Ruth A. Knox '75 Restored 2003
 peggy Emma Fordyce MacRae Peggy Campbell Collection Adopted by the
Wesleyan Alumnae Association in honor of Cathy Snow '71
Restored 2004
West2010Layer1 Copy of Bartolomi Murillo by Luisa Ceccherini Madonna and Child Gift of Walter Douglas Lamar Adopted by Julia Munroe Woodward '34 in memory of Margaret Munroe Thrower '35 Restored 2009
East2034Layer1 Maud M. Mason The Blue Jar Campbell Collection Adopted by Patrenice Guthrie Thomas '96 Restored 2011
 West2016Layer1 Charles Naegele Portrait of Georgie Collier (Mrs. E.T) Comer Collier Collection Adopted by Mr. & Mrs. Percy Montague Restored 2008
 zinnias(1) Jane Peterson Bowl of Zinnias Campbell Collection Adopted by Wesleyan President Ruth A. Knox '75 in honor of  Cynthia Wright '75

Frame adopted by Clarice Pittman Elder '58

 

Restored 2004
East2038Layer1 N. Palmer Landscape Landscape Adopted by Clarice Pittman Elder '58 Currently being restored.
 reevs_collierportrait George M. Reevs Portrait of Cowles Myles Collier Collier Collection Adopted by
the family of Barron Bevis Collier, the great-great grandchildren of C.M. Collier
Restored 2006
 Ryder L. F. Ryder Landscape with Figures Campbell Collection Adopted by Patrenice Guthrie Thomas '96 in Memory of Laurence Channing Thomas Restored in 2010. 
 West206Layer1 Robert Knight Ryland The Yellow Teacup Campbell Collection Adopted by Stephanie Parker '81, Trustee Restored 2003
 West202Layer1 Edward Shorter Eagle Scout Permanent Collection Adopted by
Virginia Perkins '63 in honor of her sons
Restored 2007
 West2022Layer1 Alexander Sideris The Artist's Wife Permanent Collection Adopted by the Wesleyan Class of 1980 Restored 2004
 mums Minna Walker Smith Chrysanthemums Permanent Collection Adopted by
Clarice Pittman
Elder '58
Restored 2006
 West2013Layer1 Unknown Lady in a Red Dress Permanent Collection Adopted by the Wesleyan Class of 1958 Restored
2007
GladysWeddingDress Unknown Portrait of Gladys Parker McCoy in her Wedding Dress   Painting adopted by Joseph and Lucille Little in honor of Francis T. McCoy

Frame restored through a gift from Taylor Stevens Foundation.
Restored 2012
East2041Layer1 Charles Vezin City by the Waterfront   Adopted in honor of Stephen Reichert Restored 2011
DSC_2825L Warhol Gen'l Custer copy Andy Warhol            General George Armstrong Custer   Donated and restored by Lynda and Matt Pfeiffer Restored 2010
 waugh_waterbreaking Frederick J. Waugh Water Breaking on Large Rocks Permanent Collection Adopted by Bryndis Roberts '78, Trustee, Jennifer Jenkins '03 Restored
2003
 Whittemore William John Whittemore Lorraine Standing Campbell Collection Adopted by the Wesleyan Class of 1958 Restored 2008
 East2043Layer1

Gustave Wiegand

Clinging Mists Campbell Collection Adopted by Mary Ann "Polly" Pollard Houghland '60 Restored 2005
 
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Kate A. Williams Mad River Notch  Campbell Collection  Adopted by Candy and Malcolm Burgess Restored 2013 
wyck_landscapefigures Jan Wyck Landscape with Figures Permanent Collection Adopted by Mary Ann "Polly" Pollard Houghland '60 Restored 2011
 West2012Layer1 Jan Wyck Landscape with Figures Permanent Collection Adopted by Mary Ann "Polly" Pollard Houghland '60 Restored 2011
 East2028Layer1-1 Maria Boveri Cantarella  Still Life with Pumpkin and Magnolia Leaves Permanent Collection Adopted by Clarice Pittman Elder '58
In Honor of Betty Nunn Mori '58
 
Restored 2014 
 

East2024Layer1

L.R. McCoy Farm Building Permanent Collection   Adopted and Conserved, 2015
 

PortraitOfALadyInABlueDress

Helena Eastman Ogden Campbell Portrait of Lady in a Blue Dress Campbell Collection

Adopted by Martha Johnson '74

Adopted and Conserved, 2015
  Cowles Myles Collier Farm with Windmill Collier Collection Adopted by Devon Roll in honor of her mother Andrea Tissier '73 Adopted 2015
 HomesteadHouse Robert Vonnoh  Homestead House    Adopted by Martha Johnson '74, in memory of her mother, Frankie Howse Johnson  Adopted 2016
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