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Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's (Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's "Washington Crossing the Delaware" (1851). In the American Wing galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum's new American Wing

Here are examples of exhibits in the glorious new galleries in the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The skylit rooms, which opened in January, add more than 3,000 square feet of space and showcase the museum's comprehensive holdings in American art of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. -- Tom Beer

Frederic Remington's
(Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Frederic Remington's "The Broncho Buster," originally cast in 1895. In the American Wing galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's
(Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze's "Washington Crossing the Delaware" (1851). In the American Wing galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Great Hall of Van Rensselaer Manor House,
(Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The Great Hall of Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany, 1765 to 1769, has been recreated in the American Wing galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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John Singer Sargent's
(Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

John Singer Sargent's "Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau)" from 1883-84. In the American Wing galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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