Art Collection

The library's art collection features prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, and sculptures from Viterbo students and artists like Käthe Kollwitz, Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Indiana, Mark Tobey, and Anna Miller.  In addition, the library gallery periodically shows work by Viterbo students.  Read our art policy, or ask a librarian for more information on the collection.  Below are a few selected pieces.

 

library - anna miller no more gravy

No More Gravy
Anna Miller, b. 1906
Oil on cardboard
12 x 16"
Gift of the artist

Currently in room 315 of the Fine Arts Center.  Please contact Art Chair Sherri Lisota, sjlisota@viterbo.edu, to arrange a viewing.

View the Art Department's "Anna's Dream" Exhibition.

The Prisoners by Kathe Kollwitz

The Prisoners
1908
Käthe Kollwitz, 1867-1945
Etching
2.7 x 16.7"

Located near Recreational Reading.

library - peter whitebird canoe

Shaping the Canoe (The Making of a Canoe, No. 17)
c.1938–40
Peter Whitebird, 1902–1940
Oil on board
12 x 16"
Gift of St. Mary’s School, Odanah, Wis.

Located near the Current Periodical area.

library - wayne thiebaud palms

Palms
1965
Wayne Thiebaud, b. 1920
Etching
6¾ x 5⅞"
Gift of the artist.

Located in Computer Lab 117.