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Summer

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


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Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). Independence Hall, 1926 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Childe Hassam, 1940 (40.30.37)

Childe Hassam | Independence Hall

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Frederick Kemmelmeyer (ca. 1755–1821). The American Star (George Washington), ca. 1803. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1962 (62.256.7)

Frederick Kemmelmeyer | The American Star (George Washington)

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After Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910). Fire-Works on the Night of the Fourth of July – Drawn by Winslow Homer (from Harper's Weekly, Vol. XII), July 11, 1868. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1938 (38.43)

After Winslow Homer | Fire-Works on the Night of the Fourth of July – Drawn by Winslow Homer (from Harper's Weekly, Vol. XII)

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Quilt, Eagle pattern, ca. 1837–50. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Jacob Kaplan, 1974 (1974.32)

Quilt, Eagle pattern | American

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Issued by Allen & Ginter (American). Capitol of the United States in Washington, from the General Government and State Capitol Buildings series (N14) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands, 1889. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (63.350.201.14.1)

Issued by Allen & Ginter | Capitol of the United States in Washington, from the General Government and State Capitol Buildings series (N14) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

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Robert Charles Dudley (British, 1826–1900). The Cliffs, Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, the Point at Which the Shore-end of the Cable was Landed on July 22nd, 1865, 1865. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Cyrus W. Field, 1892 (92.10.60)

Robert Charles Dudley | The Cliffs, Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, the Point at Which the Shore-end of the Cable was Landed on July 22nd, 1865

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Édouard Manet (French, 1832–1883).The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Joan Whitney Payson, 1975 (1976.201.14)

Édouard Manet | The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil

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After Jan van de Velde II (Dutch, ca. 1593–1641). July, 1628–29. The Metropolitan Museum oof Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951 (51.501.5452)

Wenceslaus Hollar | July

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Robert Charles Dudley (British, 1826–1900). The Cable Fleet Leaving Ireland, July 1858, 1865–66. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Cyrus W. Field, 1892 (92.10.90)

Robert Charles Dudley | The Cable Fleet Leaving Ireland, July 1858

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Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753?–1806). Women Worshipping the Rising Sun between the Twin Rocks at Ise. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1681)

Kitagawa Utamaro | Women Worshipping the Rising Sun between the Twin Rocks at Ise | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Dinner dress, spring/summer 1955. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Pamela Rankin-Smith, 1996 (1996.256a, b)

House of Dior | Dinner dress | French

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Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). [366 Views of British Golf Courses Including Pinehurst, St. Andrews, Scotland (1956), and Hartsbourne, England (1954) for Sports Illustrated Article, "St. Andrews," July 1, 1957], 1954–56. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Walker Evans Archive, 1994 (1994.259.46.260-626)

Walker Evans | [366 Views of British Golf Courses Including Pinehurst, St. Andrews, Scotland (1956), and Hartsbourne, England (1954) for Sports Illustrated Article,

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Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753?–1806). The Dance of the Beach Maidens, early 19th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1683)

Kitagawa Utamaro | The Dance of the Beach Maidens | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Sun DiskSun Disk, after 16th century. Peru. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, 1964 (64.228.761)

Sun Disk | Colonial

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Sailor hat, 1883. 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 Amelia Beard Hollenback, 1966 (2009.300.2091)

Sailor hat | American

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Alfred Sisley (British, 1839–1899). Sahurs Meadows in Morning Sun, 1894. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Janice H. Levin, 1991 (1991.277.3)

Alfred Sisley | Sahurs Meadows in Morning Sun

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Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868). White Crane Flying across the Sun's Disc, 1835?. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Estate of Samuel Isham, 1914 (JP1039)

Yashima Gakutei | White Crane Flying across the Sun's Disc | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867–1947). Summer, ca. 1898. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978 (1978.637.1)

Pierre Bonnard | Summer

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Jerome B. Thompson (1814–1886). Summer Flowers, 1859. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Madeleine T. Edmonds, 1984 (1984.252.1)

Jerome B. Thompson | Summer Flowers

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House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Hat, ca. 1960. French. 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 the Museum of the City of New York, 1968 (2009.300.2132a, b)

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Figure in Hammock, Florida, 1917. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950 (50.130.57)

John Singer Sargent | Figure in Hammock, Florida

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John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816–1872). Twilight on the Sound, Darien, Connecticut, 1872. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Thomas Kensett, 1874 (74.24)

John Frederick Kensett | Twilight on the Sound, Darien, Connecticut

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Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Sundress, 1945. 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 Claire McCardell, 1956 (2009.300.230)

Claire McCardell | Sundress | American

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Marc Bohan (French, born 1926). "Soirée à Athènes," spring/summer 1961 Gift of Mrs. Henry Rogers Benjamin, 1965. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (C.I.65.33.3a, b)

House of Dior |

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Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879). A Summer Sketch: Parisians in the Countryside, 1857. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936 (36.12.185)

Honoré Daumier | A Summer Sketch: Parisians in the Countryside

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