Most collectors know the feeling of being irresistibly drawn to a genre. But Western art collectors are probably the most devoted to their collecting credo. Their collections strongly reflect their deeply personal nature, strong values, and dedication to the American spirit of individualism and self-reliance. This collection encompasses a range of styles, subjects, and periods, from Realism and Impressionism to abstraction, historical scenes to modern day. It reflects a strong appreciation for Western culture and features works by historically important artists including Gerard Curtis Delano, Irving Couse, Edgar Payne, Olaf Wieghorst, and Frank Tenney Johnson.