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Ups and Downs in the Tour Entrance gallery

By Monica Simpson, Permanent Collections Registrar

UP:

Two movie posters painted by Batiste Madalena:

Love’s Wilderness, 1925
Tempera on poster board
Gift of Judith and Steven Katten
85.65

Sorry, no image available.

Partners Again, 1926
Tempera on poster board
Gift of Judith and Steven Katten
85.64

Sorry, no image available.

For more information on Batiste Madalena and his movie posters, see http://moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/297. In 2009, the Museum of Modern Art presented an exhibition of posters Madalena painted for the Eastman Theater.

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UP:

Colin Campbell Cooper
Main Street Bridge, Rochester, 1908
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. Hiram W. Sibley
26.20

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DOWN:

Carl W. Peters
Memorial Bridge, 1930-1931
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Wiitala in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Weeth and Mr. and Mrs. Axel Wiitala
81.56

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