About the Collection

The NBMAA collection represents the major artists and movements of American art. Today it numbers about 8,274 paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and photographs, including the Sanford B.D. Low Illustration Collection, which features important works by illustrators such as Norman Rockwell, Howard Pyle, and Maxfield Parrish.

In 2006, Mara’s work was featured in “Mara Superior: A Retrospective”, and displayed works from the Collections of Melinda and Dr. Paul Sullivan and the Artist.

“Bijoux Pearls”, 2006, was selected by the museum to add to its collection of American Art.


The New Britain Museum of American Art is located in New Britain, CT.

Published in 2006 by New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Foreword by Douglas Hyland, Director, New Britain Museum of American Art
Essay by Bruce W. Pepich, Executive Director and Curator of Collection, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI.

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