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We're celebrating color this week (September 30–October 4, 2013) in a series of Pinterest boards focusing on different hues found in our collections. Here we collect some notable yellow works. Explore color further in the Harvard Art Museums magazine, Index: harvardartmuseums.org/index

John K. Hillers, Marble Pinnacle, c 1875 Series/Book Title: Views on Kanab Creek, No. 57., Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Bauhaus Weaving Workshop, Textile Sample for Tubular Furniture Upholstery (yellow and black), after 1927, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Del Carlo Studio, Untitled (interior with yellow carpeting), 1970s, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Barnett Newman, Sketches for Here II, 20th century, Harvard Art Museums/Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art.

Larry Zox, Untitled, 1962, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Johannes Girardoni, Drip Box-Cadmium Yellow Deep, 2004, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Yi Ha-ûng (also known as Tae-wôn-kun), Ode to the Orchid, c. 1890, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

James Lee Byars, Yellow Envelope, 1979-1980, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Imperial Robe with Dragon Decor, late 19th century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Buddhist Triad: Amitabha Buddha Seated on a Lotus Throne with His Hands Held in the 'Bhûmisparsa-mudrâ' and Flanked by Two Standing Bodhisattvas, Presumably Avalokitesvara and Mahasthamaprapta, mid-15th century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

John Singleton Copley, William Brattle (1706-1776), 1756, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Septimius Severus, Aureus of Septimius Severus, Rome, 200 -201 AD, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Eishôsai Chôki, Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya (Matsubaya uchi Somenosuke), from the series "Beauties of the Yoshiwara" (Seirô bijin awase), Mid to Late Edo period, circa 1780-1805, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, The Seated Clowness, 1896, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

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Kano Tansetsu, Ducks Amid Reeds or Descending, Early Edo period, circa 1681, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Virgil Reading the Aeneid to Augustus (Study for "Tu Marcellus Eris"), 1850, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Hishikawa Morofusa, Courtesan Walking by Cherry Trees, Japanese, Edo period, 1700, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Lyonel Feininger, Yellow flower + sky, 1940s-1950s, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Suzanne Dworsky, Vermont Sky III, c. 1980, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Hong Tong, The Queen, Chinese, dated 1961, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Man and Attendants, Pahari, India, c. 1710, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, After the Bath, Woman with a Towel, c. 1893-97, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.