Collections Activity

The Clark Art Institute continues to build and shape its collection to realize more fully and effectively its mission. The Clark’s decisions regarding the acquisition and deaccessioning of works in its collection are guided by a collection management policy that carefully adheres to the professional standards set forth by both the Association of Art Museum Directors and the American Association of Museums.

RECENT ACQUISTIONS

RECENT DEACCESSIONS

Deaccession date:   3 August 2013
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Four Naked Women, 1497. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.31
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Dream of the Doctor, 1497–98. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.33
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Saint Sebastian Bound to the Tree, 1500–1501. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.39
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Adam and Eve, 1504. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.55
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Melencolia I, 1514. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.87
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Crucifixion in Outline, c. 1523. Engraving on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.118
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Four Horsemen from The Apocalypse, 1497–98. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.184
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Babylonian Whore from The Apocalypse, 1496–97. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.205
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Beast with Two Horns Like a Lamb from The Apocalypse, 1496–97. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.208
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Joachim's Offering Rejected from The Life of the Virgin, 1504–5. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.214
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Joachim and the Angel from The Life of the Virgin, 1504. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.216
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Betrothal of the Virgin from The Life of the Virgin, 1504–5. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.221
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Annunciation from The Life of the Virgin, 1502–3. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.223
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Nativity from The Life of the Virgin, 1502–3. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.226
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ among the Doctors from The Life of the Virgin, 1503–4. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.233
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ Taking Leave from His Mother from The Life of the Virgin, 1504–5. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.236
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Glorification of the Virgin from The Life of the Virgin, 1500–1501. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.240
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), The Decapitation of Saint John the Baptist, 1510. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.258
 
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Hercules Conquering Cacus, c. 1496. Woodcut on paper. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968.261

Deaccession date:  28 April 2005
Pierre Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919), The Beach at Le Lavandou, French Riviera, 1894. Oil on canvas. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1964.9
 
Deaccession date: 29 October 29 2000
Pierre Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919), A Girl Gathering Flowers, c. 1872. Oil on canvas. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.907