Ackland Art Museum

Guercino, Assumption of the Virgin
{{Interlanguage link multi|Jean-Louis Le Barbier|fr}}, portrait of Mélanie de Forbin-Gardanne, Marquise de Villeneuve-Flayosc (1759-1841)
Richard Westall's Sword of Damocles (1812)
Eugène Delacroix, Girl Seated in a Cemetery (1824)
Hiram Powers, Duff Greene, marble sculpture (1834-1837)

Museum and academic unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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William Hayes Ackland

American lawyer, writer, and art collector from Nashville, Tennessee.

Belmont Mansion

The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was begun with his collection.

Franklin Street (Chapel Hill)

Prominent thoroughfare in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Franklin Street streetscape
The Varsity Theatre is a prominent landmark on Franklin Street.
East Franklin Street crosswalk

UNC's Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, as well as the Ackland Art Museum are also located in this area.

Rollins College

Private college in Winter Park, Florida.

Rollins College theatre
Sunrise over Lake Virginia from Rollins College campus
Knowles Memorial Chapel
Old Knowles Hall, 1886–1909, the college's first classroom building.
1898 track team

The museum was built instead of what would have been the Ackland Art Museum at Rollins; millionaire and amateur art collector William Hayes Ackland (1855-1940) wanted to leave his fortune to a Southern university for an art museum and narrowed his choices to Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Rollins, in that order.

Jan Weenix

Dutch painter.

Jan Weenix, lithograph by Antoine Maurin (1783-1860), printed by Chabert.
The "Binnen Amstel", Weenix lived at the waterfront behind the house in the middle.
Hunting Still Life (ca. 1708) oil on canvas, 79.2 x 69.5 cm., Mauritshuis
Game and Hunting Weapons (ca. 1675-1700), oil on canvas, Musée Fabre
After the Hunt (1665), oil on panel, 44.7 × 34.5 cm., Alte Pinakothek
The Prodigal Son (1668), oil on canvas, 111 x 99 cm., Residenzgalerie
Still-Life with a Peacock and a Dog (1669), oil on canvas, 143.5 x 187 cm., Louvre
Dead Hare, Partridges, and Other Birds in a Niche (ca. 1675), oil on canvas, 105.5 x 88.5 Cm., Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
A Dog Guards a Guinea Fowl (ca. 1680), oil on canvas, Centraal Museum
The White Peacock (1692), oil on canvas, 191 x 166 cm., Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Landscape with Huntsman and Dead Game (1697), oil on canvas, 344 x 323 cm., Scottish National Gallery
South American King Vulture (ca. 1700), 117 x 98 cm., Kunsthistorisches Museum
Still Life (1705), oil on canvas, 123 x 99 cm., National Museum, Warsaw
Dead Birds and Hunting Equipment in a Landscape (no date), oil on canvas, 97.8 x 83.8 cm., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dead Peacock and Game (1707), oil on canvas, Wallace Collection

A certain "Still Life with Hunting Trophies" hangs in the Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC, and a large "Peacock with Hunting Trophies" hangs in the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

Sean Scully

Irish-born American-based artist working as a painter, printmaker, sculptor and photographer.

Backs and Fronts, 1981, oil on linen and canvas. Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.
Raval Rojo, 2004, oil on linen, 92 x 102 cm, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Landline Orient, 2016. Private collection.
Crate of Air, 2018. At the Inside Outside exhibition in Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 2018.
Opulent Ascension, 2019, sculpture. Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC

Hung Liu

Chinese-born American contemporary artist.

In front of her painting from her "Daughters of China" series
1972 oil painting by Hung Liu from the "My Secret Freedom" series.
Hung Liu - Chinese Profile II, 1998. Oil on canvas, 80 x 80 in. Collection of San Jose Museum of Art.
Hung Liu's installation Jiu Jin Shan (Old Gold Mountain), 1994/2013, at the Mills College Art Museum. Photo by Phil Bond.
The Hung Liu: The Long Way Home exhibition at The Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas

Hung Liu: A Ten-Year Survey, 1988-1998, College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, Ohio (March–June 1998); Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia (August–October 1998); Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri (November–December 1998); University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California (January–March 1999); Bowdin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine (April–June 1999); and Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (September–November 1999).

Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Spanish neuroscientist, pathologist, and histologist specializing in neuroanatomy and the central nervous system.

Ramón y Cajal in 1899
Ramón y Cajal as a young captain in the Ten Years' War in Cuba, 1874.
Self-portrait by Ramón y Cajal, taken as a student in the 1870s
Ramón y Cajal in his laboratory.
Nobel certificate awarded to the Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal in 1906, exhibited at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales in Madrid.
First illustration by Cajal (1888) of the nervous system. (A) First page of the article. (B) Vertical section of a cerebellar convolution of a hen. (C) Cerebellum of an adult bird. (D) Higher magnification of (C) showing Purkinje cell. (E) Dendrite of the Purkinje cell.
Drawing of the neural circuitry of the rodent hippocampus. {{lang|fr|Histologie du Système Nerveux de l'Homme et des Vertébrés}}, Vols. 1 and 2. A. Maloine. Paris. 1911
Drawing of the cells of the chick cerebellum, from "{{lang|es|Estructura de los centros nerviosos de las aves}}", Madrid, 1905
Drawing of a section through the optic tectum of a sparrow, from "{{lang|es|Estructura de los centros nerviosos de las aves}}", Madrid, 1905
From "Structure of the Mammalian Retina" Madrid, 1900
Drawing of Purkinje cells (A) and granule cells (B) from pigeon cerebellum by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, 1899. Instituto Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Drawing of Cajal-Retzius cells, 1891
Drawn in 1899, taken from the book "Comparative study of the sensory areas of the human cortex"
alt=Drawing, showing how arrow halves are projected on the eyes' retina, crossed by the optic chiasm and mapped correctly to the visual cortex|schema of the visual map theory (1898). O=Optic chiasm; C=Visual (and motor) cortex; M, S=Decussating pathways; R, G: Sensory nerves, motor ganglia.
alt=Purkinje cell by Cajal|Purkinje cell of the human cerebellum. Golgi method. -a, axon; b, recurrent collateral; c and d, spaces in the dendritic arborization for stellate cells, by Santiago Ramón y Cajal.(see Fig. 9 in Ref.<ref>Santiago Ramón y Cajal, "Texture of the Nervous System of Man and the Vertebrates, Volume 1" Originally published by Springer-Verlag Wien New York in 1999</ref>)

The exhibition traveled to the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City, New York, USA, MIT Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and ended in April 2019 at the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Jean Metzinger

Major 20th-century French painter, theorist, writer, critic and poet, who along with Albert Gleizes wrote the first theoretical work on Cubism.

Metzinger, before 1913
Jean Metzinger, 1912, Danseuse au café (Dancer in a café), oil on canvas, 146.1 x 114.3 cm, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Published in Au Salon d'Automne "Les Indépendants" 1912, Exhibited at the 1912 Salon d'Automne
Jean Metzinger, c.1905, Baigneuses, Deux nus dans un jardin exotique (Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape), oil on canvas, 116 x 88.8 cm, Colección Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza
Jean Metzinger, ca. 1906, Coucher de Soleil No. 1 (Landscape), oil on canvas, 72.5 x 100 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
Jean Metzinger, 1906, La danse (Bacchante), oil on canvas, 73 x 54 cm, Kröller-Müller Museum. At the outbreak of World War I this painting from the collection of Wilhelm Uhde was confiscated by the French state and sold at Hôtel Drouot in 1921
Jean Metzinger, 1907, Paysage coloré aux oiseaux aquatiques, oil on canvas, 74 x 99 cm, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Jean Metzinger, 1908–1909, Baigneuses (Bathers), illustrated in Gelett Burgess, The Wild Men of Paris, The Architectural Record, Document 3, May 1910, New York, location unknown
Jean Metzinger, 1910, Nu à la cheminée (Nude). Exhibited at the 1910 Salon d'Automne. Published in Les Peintres Cubistes by Guillaume Apollinaire in 1913
Jean Metzinger, 1910–11, Deux Nus (Two Nudes, Two Women), oil on canvas, 92 x 66 cm, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden. Exhibited at the first Cubist manifestation, Room 41 of the 1911 Salon des Indépendants, Paris
Jean Metzinger, Le goûter (Tea Time), 1911, 75.9 x 70.2 cm, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Exhibited at the 1911 Salon d'Automne. André Salmon dubbed this painting "The Mona Lisa of Cubism"
Jean Metzinger, 1912, Femme à l'Éventail (Woman with a Fan), oil on canvas, 90.7 x 64.2 cm. Exhibited at the Salon d'Automne, 1912, Paris, and De Moderne Kunstkring, 1912, Amsterdam. Published in Les Peintres Cubistes, by Guillaume Apollinaire, 1913. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Jean Metzinger, 1912–1913, L'Oiseau bleu, (The Blue Bird), oil on canvas, 230 x 196 cm, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Metzinger in about 1912. (Unknown photographer, possibly Pierre Choumoff)
Jean Metzinger, 1913, La Femme à l'Éventail (Woman with a Fan), oil on canvas, 92.8 x 65.2 cm, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Jean Metzinger, c.1913, Le Fumeur (Man with Pipe), oil on canvas, 129.7 x 96.68 cm, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Exhibited at the 1914 Salon des Indépendants, Paris
Jean Metzinger, 1913, En Canot (Im Boot), oil on canvas, 146 x 114 cm (57.5 in × 44.9 in), exhibited at Moderni Umeni, S.V.U. Mánes, Prague, 1914, acquired in 1916 by Georg Muche at the Galerie Der Sturm, confiscated by the Nazis circa 1936, displayed at the Degenerate Art show in Munich, and missing ever since.
Jean Metzinger, 1914–15, Soldat jouant aux échecs (Soldier at a Game of Chess, Le Soldat à la partie d'échecs), oil on canvas, 81.3 x 61 cm, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
Jean Metzinger, April 1916, Femme au miroir (Femme à sa toilette, Lady at her Dressing Table), oil on canvas, 92.4 x 65.1 cm, private collection
Jean Metzinger, 1911–1912, La Femme au Cheval, Woman with a horse, oil on canvas, 162 x 130 cm, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark. Published in Apollinaire's 1913 Les Peintres Cubistes, Exhibited at the 1912 Salon des Indépendants, and the Salon de la Section d'Or, 1912, Paris. Provenance: Jacques Nayral, Niels Bohr
Jean Metzinger, invitation card for the exhibition at Léonce Rosenberg's Galerie de L'Effort Moderne, January 1919
Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, 1985
Jean Metzinger, c.1905-06, Nu dans un paysage, oil on canvas, 73 x 54 cm. 2nd Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler Sale of Sequestered Art, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17–18 November 1921, reproduced n. 162
Jean Metzinger, c.1906, Femme au Chapeau (Woman with a Hat), oil on canvas, 44.8 x 36.8 cm, Korban Art Foundation
Jean Metzinger, 1910–11, Nu (Nu debout), oil on carton, 52 x 35 cm. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Reproduced in Du "Cubisme", 1912
Jean Metzinger, c.1911, Nature morte (Compotier et cruche décorée de cerfs), oil on canvas, 93.5 by 66.5 cm, published in Nya Konstgalleriet, Flamman, Stockholm, 1917
Jean Metzinger, 1911–12, Le Port (The Harbor). Exhibited at the 1912 Salon des Indépendants, Paris. Reproduced in Du "Cubisme", by Jean Metzinger and Albert Gleizes, 1912, Paris, and Les Peintres Cubistes Guillaume Apollinaire, 1913. Dimensions and current location unknown
Jean Metzinger, 1911–12, Man with a Pipe (Portrait of an American Smoker), oil on canvas, 92.7 x 65.4 cm (36.5 x 25.75 in), Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. Reproduced on the catalogue cover of Exhibition of Cubist and Futurist Pictures, Boggs & Buhl Department Store, Pittsburgh, July 1913
Jean Metzinger, c.1912, Paysage (Landscape), location unknown. Reproduced in Du "Cubisme", 1912
Jean Metzinger, 1912, At the Cycle-Race Track (Au Vélodrome), oil and sand on canvas, 130.4 x 97.1 cm (51.4 x 38.25 in.) The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Jean Metzinger, 1912, Landscape (Marine, Composition Cubiste), oil on canvas, 51.4 x 68.6 cm, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. Published in Herwarth Walden, Einblick in Kunst: Expressionismus, Futurismus, Kubismus (1917), Der Sturm, 1912 - 1917
Jean Metzinger, 1912, Paysage (Landscape), oil on canvas, 59.2 x 73 cm, published in Der Sturm, 5 January 1921, Art Institute of Chicago
Jean Metzinger, 1913, Etude pour L'Oiseau bleu (Study for The Blue Bird), watercolor, graphite and ink on paper, 37 x 29.5 cm, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
Jean Metzinger, c.1915, L'infirmière (The Nurse), work on paper, dimensions and whereabouts unknown. Published in l'Elan, Number 9, 12 February 1916
Jean Metzinger, 1916-1918, Fruit and a Jug on a Table, oil and sand on canvas, 115.9 x 81 cm, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Published in Paul Erich Küppers, Der Kubismus; ein künstlerisches Formproblem unserer Zeit, 1920
Jean Metzinger, April 1916, Femme au miroir (Femme à sa toilette, Lady at her Dressing Table), The Sun, New York, Sunday 28 April 1918
Paintings by Albert Gleizes, 1910–11, Paysage, Landscape; Juan Gris (drawing); Jean Metzinger, c.1911, Nature morte, Compotier et cruche décorée de cerfs. Published on the front page of El Correo Catalán, 25 April 1912
(center) Jean Metzinger, c.1913, Le Fumeur (Man with Pipe), Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; (left) Alexander Archipenko, 1914, Danseuse du Médrano (Médrano II), (right) Archipenko, 1913, Pierrot-carrousel, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Published in Le Petit Comtois, 13 March 1914
Paintings by Fernand Léger, 1912, La Femme en Bleu, Woman in Blue, Kunstmuseum Basel; Jean Metzinger, 1912, Dancer in a café, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; and sculpture by Alexander Archipenko, 1912, La Vie Familiale, Family Life (destroyed). Published in Les Annales politiques et littéraires, n. 1529, 13 October 1912
Paintings by Henri Le Fauconnier, 1910–11, L'Abondance, Haags Gemeentemuseum; Jean Metzinger, 1911, Le goûter (Tea Time), Philadelphia Museum of Art; Robert Delaunay, 1910–11, La Tour Eiffel. Published in La Veu de Catalunya, 1 February 1912
Jean Metzinger, 1910–11, Paysage (whereabouts unknown); Gino Severini, 1911, La danseuse obsedante; Albert Gleizes, 1912, l'Homme au Balcon, Man on a Balcony (Portrait of Dr. Théo Morinaud). Published in Les Annales politiques et littéraires, Sommaire du n. 1536, décembre 1912
Jean Metzinger, c.1911, Nature morte, Compotier et cruche décorée de cerfs; Juan Gris, 1911, Study for Man in a Café; Marie Laurencin, c.1911, Testa ab plechs; August Agero, sculpture, Bust; Juan Gris, 1912, Guitar and Glasses, or Banjo and Glasses. Published in Veu de Catalunya, 25 April 1912
Jean Metzinger, 1911, Le goûter (Tea Time), Philadelphia Museum of Art. Published in Le Journal, 30 September 1911
Paintings by Juan Gris, Bodegón; August Agero (sculpture); Jean Metzinger, 1910–11, Deux Nus, Two Nudes, Gothenburg Museum of Art; Marie Laurencin (acrylic); Albert Gleizes, 1911, [[:File:Albert Gleizes, 1911, Paysage (Landscape), oil on canvas, 71 x 91.5 cm. Reproduced frontispiece catalogue Galeries Dalmau, Barcelona, 1912.jpg|Paysage, Landscape]]. Published in La Publicidad, 26 April 1912
The "Cubists" Dominate Paris' Fall Salon, The New York Times, October 8, 1911. Reproduced are Picasso's 1908 Seated Woman (Meditation); Picasso in his studio; Metzinger's Baigneuses (1908–09); works by Derain, Matisse, Friesz, Herbin, and a photo of Braque
Page from the periodical Fantasio, 15 October 1911, featuring Portrait de Jacques Nayral by Albert Gleizes (1911) and Le goûter (Tea Time) by Jean Metzinger (1911)

Landscape (Paysage), 1904, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina

George Romney (painter)

English portrait painter.

1795 self portrait
The children of Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, 1776–7, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
Emma Hart, Lady Hamilton as Circe, 1782 at Waddesdon Manor
Near life-size (94 by) portrait of Lady Anne de la Pole (1758–1832) (née Templer), wife of Sir John de la Pole, 6th Baronet, painted in 1786 by George Romney. Sold at Christie's London on 13 July 1913, purchased by the dealers Duveen Brothers of New York for 40,000 guineas ($206,850), then a record price for any work of art sold in London. Now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Young Man with a Flute, late 1760s, Dallas Museum of Art
Portrait of Miss Juliana Willoughby, 1781–1788
Lady Hamilton as Circe, c. 1782
Macbeth and the witches, 1785
Emma Hamilton as a bacchante, 1785
John Henderson as Macbeth, c. 1787
Major General Sir Archibald Campbell K.B. of Inverneill, 1790–1792
The Magdalene before 1792
The infant Shakespeare attended by Nature and the Passions, c. 1791–1792
Lady Hamilton as Titania with Puck and Changeling, 1793
Sir Christopher and Lady Sykes, 1786
Joseph Brant, 1776
Thomas Greene
Portrait of Elizabeth Ramus
Miss Grace Ashburner, 1792

Ackland Art Museum (University of North Carolina); Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (New York); Art Institute of Chicago; Beaverbrook Art Gallery (New Brunswick); Blanton Museum of Art (University of Texas at Austin); Brigham Young University Museum of Art (Utah); Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh); Dallas Museum of Art; Detroit Institute of Arts; the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Robert Hull Fleming Museum (University of Vermont); Frick Collection (New York City); Forsyth County Public Library Central Branch, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; the Getty Museum (Los Angeles); Harvard University Art Museums; Honolulu Museum of Art; Huntington Library (California); the Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, Texas); the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Texas); Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; National Gallery of Art (Washington D.C.); Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena, California); Owens Art Gallery (Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB); Philadelphia Museum of Art; Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (Ohio); Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford, Connecticut); Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix, Arizona); National Gallery of Canada; Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, D.C.).

Milton Avery

American modern painter.

Ink and crayon portrait of Avery by his wife, Sally Michel Avery, 1961.

Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill