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The College of New Rochelle Mother Irene Gill Memorial Library
Self Guided Walking-Tour of Art Collection     prepared by Susan Acampora

Gill Library, named in honor of Mother Irene Gill, O.S.U., the founder of the College, houses its own art collection, the College archive, 200,000 volumes and offers access to over 20,000 online full text periodicals. Selected works from the Gill Library art collection are now on view throughout all four floors of the Library. The library extends special thanks to all who contributed photographs to this walking tour including John Coyne, Ana Fontoura,  Kathleen S. Mannino, Jennifer L. Ransom, and John Vecchiolla.

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Self Guided Walking-Tour of Art Collection (scroll down)


First Floor, Lobby

• Walter Horak

People Could Fly

Bronze Sculpture

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Sweeny

 


First Floor, Lobby

• Artist Unknown

Untitled, Bronze Wall Cross

Bronze Relief

Donated in celebration of the Ministry of Reverend John J. Rathschmidt, OFM

College Chaplain (1995-2002)

 


First Floor, Outside Cafι

• William Maxwell (Current Faculty Member-Art)

Process 48, 1973

Lithograph

On Permanent Loan to CNR

 

First Floor, Inside Cafι

• Tom Gollner (GRS 1991)

Abstract Composition, 1988

Oil on Canvas

Gift of the Artist

 

First Floor, Left of Reference Desk

• Artis Lane

         The Beginning (Rosa Parks), 1993

Photo off-set

Gift of the Artist

 

 



detail


First Floor, Microfilm Area, Alcove

 • Laura James

Christ Enthroned, 2002 (Triptych)

Acrylic on canvas over wood

Acquired in 2004

 


First Floor, Microfilm Area, Alcove

• Laura James

The Good Shepherd, 2000

Acrylic on canvas

Acquired in 2004

 

First Floor, Microfilm Area

• Laura James

Crucifixion, 2002

Acrylic on canvas

Acquired in 2004

 


First Floor, Microfilm Area
Across from Alcove

• Laura James

Nine Angels, 2004

Acrylic on canvas over plywood

Acquired in 2004

 


First Floor, Study Room

• Ernest T. Thompson
  (Former Faculty Member-Art)

Untitled, 1951

Watercolor

Gift of Mary Jane Robertshaw, O.S.U.
SAS '51

 


 


First Floor, Library Offices

• Jack Bosson (Former Faculty Member-Art)

Untitled, 1977

Mixed Media on Paper

Gift of the Artist

 


First Floor, Library Offices

• William Maxwell (Current Faculty Member-Art)

               Triumph of Hard-Won Oblivion, 1985

               Polymer/Acrylic on Canvas

               On Permanent Loan

 




First Floor, Periodicals Reading Area

• Sharon Dulac (SAS 1969)

Untitled, 1969

Oil on Canvas

Gift of the Artist


Second Floor, Oversize Book Collection
 
 
•
Isabel Borgatta

          Dame Edith Sitwell, 1971

Soldered Pewter

Gift of Mary Jane Robertshaw, O.S.U.
SAS '51

 


Second Floor, Oversize Book Collection
 
• William Hogarth

                 Simon Lord Lovat

                 Engraving, 1800

                 Gift of George B. Dowell

 



detail


Second Floor, Oversize Book Collection
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• William Hogarth

             The Five Orders
             …and John Wilkes,    Esquire

             Engraving, 1800

             Gift of George B. Dowell

 

   
details


Second Floor, Window Gallery

• Robert Irwin Wolf
(Current Faculty Member-Art)

Moonlight Dancer, 1984

Alabaster

Gift of the Artist

 


Second Floor, Study Room

• Mary Frances Judge, O.S.U.
  CNR, SAS, 1961

Psyche I, 1985

Acrylic on Paper

Gift of Mary Jane Robertshaw, O.S.U.
SAS '51

 

Second Floor, Literature and Language Room

• Yves Brayer

Chez le Matador, 1930

Oil on Canvas

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Luce Klein

 


Second Floor, Outside of Alumnae/i Room

• Francesco Piranesi

Interior of St. Peter’s, Rome, 1787

Engraving

Gift of George B. Dowell

 



detail


Second Floor, Outside of Alumnae/i Room

• Mary Jane Robertshaw, O.S.U.
 (Former Faculty Member-Art)

Untitled Weaving

Gift of the Artist

 


Second Floor, Alumnae/i Room

• D. Luzak

          Portrait of Maria Luisa Cisneros Meares, 1994
         

          Oil on Canvas

In recognition of Ms. Meares for her life-long dedication and generosity to her Alma Mater, CNR. 
SAS '39

         Acquired in 1994

 

detail


Second Floor, Alumnae/i Room

• Laura James

CNR, Love One Another, 2003

Acrylic on Canvas

Commissioned for the Centennial of CNR (2004)

 


 


Second Floor, Administrative Suite

• Allen G. Newman

          Rough Rider (1904)
         
          Bronze Sculpture

This piece was given by his fellow soldiers in the Spanish-American War to Monsignor Chidwick, their chaplain, and then the third President of the College.

       

 


Third Floor, Stairwell

• Douglas Craft (Former Faculty Member-Art)

Dragonfly Series: meditations 13 &14, 1976

Acrylic/Graphite on Canvas

Gift of the Artist

 

       


Third Floor, Across from Room 302

• Anne Therese Dillen, O.S.U.
 SAS '58

Lamentation and Resurrection, 2001

Watercolor on Paper

Gift of the Artist

 

      

Fourth Floor, Room 408

• Phyllis Andrea Falino (SAS 1944)

Water Lilies, 1989

Watercolor on Paper

Gift of the Artist

 


Fourth Floor, Staff Lounge

• Gail Symon

Untitled (1968)

Oil on Canvas

Gift to the Library

 

 

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