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Tired of looking at the same old background scenery on your Zoom meetings? Surround yourself with artworks straight from the BMA!

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Sunset, Haywagon in the Distance

Martin Johnson Heade, Sunset, Haywagon in the Distance, About 1876-82; oil on canvas, Museum purchase with funds provided by Friends of the Museum through Vulcan Materials, 1977.192.

Foggy Morning at Pourville

Claude Monet, French, 1840–1926, Le Matin, temps brumeux, Pourville (Foggy Morning at Pourville), 1882, oil on canvas;
Museum purchase with funds provided by 1977 and 1980-1983
Museum Dinner and Balls, 1981.40

Tulip Field on the Outskirts of Leiden

Tulip Field Near Leiden, George Hitchcock, oil on canvas
Tulip Field on the Outskirts of Leiden (Former title), George Hitchcock, American, 1850 – 1913, oil on canvas, Gift of Margaret Gresham Livingston, in honor of the Museum Board 1978-1986, 1986.623

Children of the Marquis de Béthune Playing with a Dog

Les Portraits de MM. de Béthune jouant avec un chien (The Children of the Marquis de Béthune Playing with a Dog), François-Hubert Drouais, oil on canvas
“Les Portraits de MM. De Béthune Jouant avec un Chien” (Children of the Marquis de Béthune Playing with a Dog), 1761, François Hubery Drouais. Oil on canvas. The Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection, 1991.254.

Masked Ball at Venice

Masquerade Ball (Masked Ball at Venice), Franz Christoph Janneck, oil on copper
Masquerade Ball (Masked Ball at Venice) (Proper), Franz Christoph Janneck, Austrian, 1703 – 1761, oil on copper, 15 1/4 x 22 in. (38.7 x 55.9 cm) frame: 22 3/8 × 29 3/8 × 2 3/4 in. (56.8 × 74.6 × 7 cm), Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection, 1991.262

Interior of Antwerp Cathedral

Interior of Antwerp Cathedral, Pieter Neeffs the Younger, oil on panel
Interior of Antwerp Cathedral (Proper), Pieter Neeffs the Younger, Flemish, Antwerp 1620 – 1675-1685, oil on panel, 13 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. (34.3 x 45.1 cm), Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. William T. Ratliff, Jr., AFI.9.2004

A Dream of Italy

“A Dream of Italy,” 1865, Robert S. Duncanson, American (1821-1872), oil on canvas. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art AF110.2009.

White Flowers

White flowers blooming near a house in early summer.
Unohana (White Flowers), from Momoyogusa (A World of Things), Volume 1 (Proper), Kamisaka Sekka, Japanese, 1866 – 1942, ink and color on paper, 11 3/4 x 17 5/8 in. (29.8 x 44.8 cm), Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Bequest of William M. Spencer III, AFI.238.2010.13

Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California

Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California. Albert Bierstadt, 1865. Oil on canvas. 64 1/2 × 96 1/2 inches. Gift of the Birmingham Public Library, 1991.879.