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From beach landscapes to flower gardens, from bikinis to summer kimonos—representations of the season can be found throughout the Met’s collections.


Summer

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Avocado, from the Fruits series (N12) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands, 1891. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (63.350.201.12.3)

Issued by Allen & Ginter | Avocado, from the Fruits series (N12) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

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Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). By the Seashore, 1883. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.125)

Auguste Renoir | By the Seashore

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Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903).Two Young Peasant Women, 1891–92. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1973 (1973.311.5)

Camille Pissarro | Two Young Peasant Women

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Parasol, 1860-69. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos, 1966 (2009.300.3283)

Parasol | American

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    Hyde Rock

    lovely! looks like a peony flower!

Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). Young Girl Bathing, 1892. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.199)

Auguste Renoir | Young Girl Bathing

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Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). In the Meadow, 1888–92. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Sam A. Lewisohn, 1951 (51.112.4)

Auguste Renoir | In the Meadow

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Friedrich August von Kaulbach (German, 1850–1920). Italian Garden, 1894. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Reisinger Fund, 1916 (16.148.3)

Friedrich August von Kaulbach | Italian Garden

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Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79). Panoramic View of Ryōgoku Bridge in the Summer, 19th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 (2007.49.294a–c)

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide | Panoramic View of Ryōgoku Bridge in the Summer | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Vétheuil in Summer, 1880. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William Church Osborn, 1951 (51.30.3)

Claude Monet | Vétheuil in Summer

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Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). Nini in the Garden (Nini Lopez), 1876. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 2002, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (2002.62.2)

Auguste Renoir | Nini in the Garden (Nini Lopez)

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Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863). George Sand's Garden at Nohant, 1840s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Dikran G. Kelekian Gift, 1922 (22.27.4)

Eugène Delacroix | George Sand's Garden at Nohant

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Hashiguchi Goyō (Japanese, 1881–1921). Woman in Summer Clothing, 1920. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936 (JP2432)

Hashiguchi Goyō | Woman in Summer Clothing | Japan | Taishō period (1912–26)

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Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Ensemble, summer 1940. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1951 (2009.300.1169a, b) | Designed for Schiaparelli's summer 1940 collection, this jacket was worn with a black mermaid dress and a jet beaded black tulle hat.

Elsa Schiaparelli | Ensemble | French

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Camnitz, Pittsburgh, National League, from the White Border series (T206) for the American Tobacco Company, 1909–11. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T206.365)

Issued by American Tobacco Company | Camnitz, Pittsburgh, National League, from the White Border series (T206) for the American Tobacco Company

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Auguste-François Bonheur (French, 1824–1884). Landscape with Distant Mountains. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009 (2009.400.10)

Auguste-François Bonheur | Landscape with Distant Mountains

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Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). Surf, Isles of Shoals, 1913. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon C. Sommers, 1996 (1996.382)

Childe Hassam | Surf, Isles of Shoals

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Louis John Rhead (American, 1857–1926). THE CENTURY/Midsummer/Holiday/Number, 1895. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museum Accession, transferred from the Library, 1957 (57.627.2(1))

Issued by the American Cigar Co. | Puzzle No. 9, Series No. 2, Find the Hunter, from the Puzzle Picture Cards series (T127), issued by the American Cigar Co. to promote Royal Bengals Cigars

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Louis John Rhead (American, 1857–1926). THE CENTURY/Midsummer/Holiday/Number, 1895. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museum Accession, transferred from the Library, 1957 (57.627.2(1))

Louis John Rhead | THE CENTURY / Midsummer / Holiday / Number

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A Home Run, from the Baseball Comics series (T203), 1900. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T203.6))

Issued by P.H. Mayo & Brother, Richmond, Virginia | A Home Run, from the Baseball Comics series (T203)

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Edward Penfield (American, 1866–1925). HARPER'S / JULY, 1899. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museum Accession, transferred from the Library, 1957 (57.627.9(32))

Edward Penfield | HARPER'S / JULY

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Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Parasol, 1937–40. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1223)

Elsa Schiaparelli | Parasol | French

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Edward Penfield (American, 1866–1925). JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER, 1896. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of David Silve, 1936 (36.23.1(4))

Edward Penfield | JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER

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Attributed to Pavel Petrovich Svinin (1787/88–1839). Fourth of July in Centre Square, Philadelphia, 1811–ca.1813. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1942 (42.95.22)

Attributed to Pavel Petrovich Svinin | Fourth of July in Centre Square, Philadelphia

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Wendy Red Star (American, born 1981). Four Seasons Series (Summer), 2006. Geography: United States, Montana. Culture: Crow. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas (2014.06-2014.09) | This artwork is part of “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” on view now through May 10, 2015. #PlainsIndians

Wendy Red Star | Four Seasons Series (Summer) | Crow

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Lake, St. Louis, American League, from the White Border series (T206) for the American Tobacco Company, 1909–11. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T206.162)

Issued by American Tobacco Company | Lake, St. Louis, American League, from the White Border series (T206) for the American Tobacco Company

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