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Collection Catalogues

The selected publications listed below—which provide useful starting points for research into the permanent collection of the Mead Art Museum—are available at Amherst College's Frost Library. Most of the publications listed below are also available for purchase at the Mead and online via amazon.com.


General

Elizabeth E. Barker, Maggie Dethloff, Randall Griffey, Bettina Jungen, Rick López, Evan Maurer, Samuel Morse, Pamela Russell,  et al. Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Collection Guide, 2011
(printed in four unique covers, illustrated above)
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N512.A55 M43

African

Rowland Abiodun, Ulli Beier, and John Pemberton, III, Cloth Only Wears to Shreds: Yoruba Textiles and Photographs from the Beier Collection, 2004
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NK8889.6.N5 C58

John Pemberton, III, The Artist's Eye, The Diviner's Insight: African Art in the Barry D. Maurer Collection, 1998
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N7398.P45

American

Judith A. Barter, American Drawings and Watercolors from Amherst College, 1985
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: xNC105.B378

Maggie Dethloff, PHOTOdocument: Twentieth Century American Photography and Found Text, 2012
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: x TR183 .D48

Katrina Greene, How He Was to His Talents: The Work of Ernest Haskell, 2011
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NE2115.H34 A4

D’Arienzo Herbert, Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863): An Amherst Woman of Art and Science, 2010
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: Archives & Special Collections QH46.5 .H47

Lewis A. Shepard et al., American Art at Amherst: A Summary Catalogue of the Collection at the Mead Art Gallery, 1978
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: xN6505.A58

Ancient

Frank Trapp, ed., The Classical Collection at Amherst College, 1979
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NB87.A47 M46

Applied Arts

Frank Trapp, ed., Decorative Arts at Amherst College, 1981
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NK7482.A5 M4

Frank Trapp, ed., Masterworks of European Sculpture, 1983
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NB450.M4

British

Frank Trapp, ed., British Art, Mead Art Museum Monographs, 1986
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N6766.B75
 
Frank Trapp, The Grand Tradition: British Art from Amherst College, 1988
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N6766.T7

French

Frank Trapp, ed., French Art, Mead Art Museum Monographs, 1988
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N6841.F74

Italian

Frank Trapp, Italian and Netherlandish Paintings, Mead Art Museum Monographs, 1989
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: ND614.T73

Japanese

Samuel C. Morse, Trent Maxey, Timothy Van Compernolle, John W. Dower, and Yamashita Yūji, Reinventing Tokyo: Japan’s Largest City in the Artistic Imagination, 2012
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: xx DS896.35 .R45

Mead History

Charles H. Morgan, The Development of the Art Collection of Amherst College, 1821-1971, 1972
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: N512.A55 M6

See also GENERAL

Mexican

Susan Danly, ed., Casa Mañana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts, 2002
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: NK844.R48

Netherlandish

See ITALIAN

Russian

Jill Meredith and Darra Goldstein, The World Opened Wide: 20th-Century Russian Women Artists from the Collection of Thomas P. Whitney '37, 2001
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: xN6988.W67

Tibetan

Marylin M. Rhie, Robert A.F. Thurman, Maria R. Heim, Paola Zamperini, and Camille Myers Breeze, Picturing Enlightenment: Tibetan tankgas in the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, 2013
AMHERST COLLEGE FROST LIBRARY LOCATION: ND1432.T55 P53

 

Open

Tuesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday         9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday         9 a.m.–5 p.m

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