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Search for the Unicorn: An Exhibition in Honor of The Cloisters' 75th Anniversary
May 15, 2013–August 18, 2013
Exhibition objects (1-46 of 46 Results)
Peregrinatio in terram sanctam.
Bernhard von Breydenbach
(German, Mainz 1440?–?1497 Mainz)
Date: 1486
Medium: Woodcuts
Accession Number: 19.49.3
Parade Saddle
Date: ca. 1450
Medium: Carved bone with traces of polychromy, mounted on a wood frame
Accession Number: 04.3.250
Cover with Unicorns
Date: 16th century
Medium: Cotton and bast fibers
Accession Number: 17.85
"Iskandar Kills the Monster of Habash," From a Book of Kings (Shahnama)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1300–30
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 69.74.5
Portrait of a Woman, possibly Ginevra d'Antonio Lupari Gozzadini
Attributed to the Maestro delle Storie del Pane
(Italian (Emilian), active late 15th century)
Date: 1494?
Medium: Tempera on wood
Accession Number: 1975.1.96
Unicorn and Ram, from the Meshal ha-Kadmoni (Fable of the Ancients)
Isaac ben Solomon abi Sahula
(Spanish, born Castile, 1244)
Date: Printed 1491
Medium: Woodcut in printed book
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.1.1
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
A Maiden Taming a Unicorn, from the Worksop Bestiary
Date: ca. 1185
Medium: Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.2.1
Medal of Cecilia Gonzaga
Pisanello (Antonio Pisano)
(Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455)
Date: model 1447 (old aftercast)
Medium: Copper alloy with warm brown patina under a worn layer of black wax; pierced.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1307
Seated Lady Holding a Shield with an Unicorn
Martin Schongauer
(German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date: 15th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 28.26.8
Unicorns at the Fountain
Date: 16th century
Medium: Linen and silk
Accession Number: 22.106
Playing Card, with Wild Woman and Unicorn
Master ES
(German, active ca. 1450–67)
Date: 15th century
Medium: Engraving; second state
Accession Number: 22.83.16
The Unicorn at the Stream, from the Unicorn Series
Jean Duvet
(French, ca. 1485–after 1561)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.3.1
Horae, B.M.V. use of Rome
Published by Thielman Kerver
Date: August 6, 1504
Medium: Printed on paper
Accession Number: 20.53.3
Historiae animalium (Histories of the Animals)
Conrad Gesner
(Swiss, Zurich 1516–1565 Zurich)
Date: Printed 1551
Medium: Woodcut in printed book
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.3.2
I) Symbolarum et Emblematum ex Aquatilibus et Reptilibus Desumptorum. Centuria Quarta. (1604)
Written by Joachim Camerarius the Younger
(German, 1534–1598)
Date: 1590–1605
Medium: Etching
Accession Number: 21.36.42
Birth Tray (Desco da Parto) with the Triumph of Chastity (recto) and Naked Boys with Poppy Pods (verso)
Workshop of Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso
(Italian, Florence ca. 1416–1465 Florence)
Date: ca. 1450–60
Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on panel
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.6.1
Narwhal Tusk
Date:
Medium: Narwhal tusk
Accession Number: L.2013.78
The Animals Going into the Ark from The Story of the Family of Seth
After Maerten de Vos
(Netherlandish, Antwerp 1532–1603 Antwerp)
Date: 1586
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 51.501.1692(13)
Adam at Work after the Fall from The Story of the First Men
Johannes Sadeler I
(Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600 Venice (?))
Date: 1583
Medium: Engraving; second state of two
Accession Number: 51.501.1768(4)
Torah Crown
Date: 1778
Medium: Silver and gilded silver
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.8.1
Histoire générale des drogues (General History of Drugs)
Pierre Pomet
(French, Paris 1658–1699 Paris)
Date: Printed 1694
Medium: Engraving in printed book
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.9.1
The Sixth Day: The Creation of Animals, Adam and Eve from The Creation of the World
Johannes Sadeler I
(Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600 Venice (?))
Date: late 16th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 51.501.1769(7)
The Triumph of Caesar
Jacob of Strasbourg
(Italian School, born Alsace, active Venice, 1494–1530)
Date: after 1503
Medium: Woodcut
Accession Number: 27.54.120
`Aja'ib al-Makhluqat wa Ghara'ib al-Mawjudat (The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence)
Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini
(ca. 1203–83)
Date: Copied 1701
Medium: Tempera and ink on paper
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.9.2
Medal of Cecilia Gonzaga
Pisanello (Antonio Pisano)
(Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455)
Date: 1447
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.10.1
Asia from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 49.95.1523
America from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 49.95.1524
Medal of Cornelio Musso
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.10.2
Europa from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 49.95.1525
The Unicorn in Captivity
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
The Hunters Enter the Woods
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.1
Africa from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Medium: Engraving
Accession Number: 49.95.1526
A King Pursued by a Unicorn, from the Unicorn Series
Jean Duvet
(French, ca. 1485–after 1561)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Engraving, only state
Accession Number: 51.570
The Unicorn Purifies Water
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
The Unicorn Is Attacked
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.3
The Unicorn Defends Itself
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.4
The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.5
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 38.51.1
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 38.51.2
Unicorn Doorway
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Volcanic stone
Accession Number: 48.28
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France
Jean Pucelle
(French, active Paris, 1319–34)
Date: ca. 1324–28
Medium: Grisaille, tempera, and ink on vellum
Accession Number: 54.1.2
Coffret with Scenes from Romances
Date: ca. 1310–1330
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 17.190.173a, b
Textile with Unicorn, Deer, Centaur, and Lion
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Wool intarsia and applique with gilt leather and linen embroidery
Accession Number: 2011.430
Unicorn Aquamanile
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 64.101.1493
Painted Box
Date: ca. 1300
Medium: Wood, polychromy and metal mounts
Accession Number: 1976.327
Peregrinatio in terram sanctam.
Bernhard von Breydenbach
(German, Mainz 1440?–?1497 Mainz)
Date: 1486
Accession Number: 19.49.3
Parade Saddle
Date: ca. 1450
Accession Number: 04.3.250
Cover with Unicorns
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 17.85
"Iskandar Kills the Monster of Habash," From a Book of Kings (Shahnama)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1300–30
Accession Number: 69.74.5
Portrait of a Woman, possibly Ginevra d'Antonio Lupari Gozzadini
Attributed to the Maestro delle Storie del Pane
(Italian (Emilian), active late 15th century)
Date: 1494?
Accession Number: 1975.1.96
Unicorn and Ram, from the Meshal ha-Kadmoni (Fable of the Ancients)
Isaac ben Solomon abi Sahula
(Spanish, born Castile, 1244)
Date: Printed 1491
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.1.1
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
A Maiden Taming a Unicorn, from the Worksop Bestiary
Date: ca. 1185
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.2.1
Medal of Cecilia Gonzaga
Pisanello (Antonio Pisano)
(Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455)
Date: model 1447 (old aftercast)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1307
Seated Lady Holding a Shield with an Unicorn
Martin Schongauer
(German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 28.26.8
Unicorns at the Fountain
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 22.106
Playing Card, with Wild Woman and Unicorn
Master ES
(German, active ca. 1450–67)
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 22.83.16
The Unicorn at the Stream, from the Unicorn Series
Jean Duvet
(French, ca. 1485–after 1561)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.3.1
Horae, B.M.V. use of Rome
Published by Thielman Kerver
Date: August 6, 1504
Accession Number: 20.53.3
Historiae animalium (Histories of the Animals)
Conrad Gesner
(Swiss, Zurich 1516–1565 Zurich)
Date: Printed 1551
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.3.2
I) Symbolarum et Emblematum ex Aquatilibus et Reptilibus Desumptorum. Centuria Quarta. (1604)
Written by Joachim Camerarius the Younger
(German, 1534–1598)
Date: 1590–1605
Accession Number: 21.36.42
Birth Tray (Desco da Parto) with the Triumph of Chastity (recto) and Naked Boys with Poppy Pods (verso)
Workshop of Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso
(Italian, Florence ca. 1416–1465 Florence)
Date: ca. 1450–60
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.6.1
Narwhal Tusk
Date:
Accession Number: L.2013.78
The Animals Going into the Ark from The Story of the Family of Seth
After Maerten de Vos
(Netherlandish, Antwerp 1532–1603 Antwerp)
Date: 1586
Accession Number: 51.501.1692(13)
Adam at Work after the Fall from The Story of the First Men
Johannes Sadeler I
(Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600 Venice (?))
Date: 1583
Accession Number: 51.501.1768(4)
Torah Crown
Date: 1778
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.8.1
Histoire générale des drogues (General History of Drugs)
Pierre Pomet
(French, Paris 1658–1699 Paris)
Date: Printed 1694
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.9.1
The Sixth Day: The Creation of Animals, Adam and Eve from The Creation of the World
Johannes Sadeler I
(Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600 Venice (?))
Date: late 16th century
Accession Number: 51.501.1769(7)
The Triumph of Caesar
Jacob of Strasbourg
(Italian School, born Alsace, active Venice, 1494–1530)
Date: after 1503
Accession Number: 27.54.120
`Aja'ib al-Makhluqat wa Ghara'ib al-Mawjudat (The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence)
Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini
(ca. 1203–83)
Date: Copied 1701
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.9.2
Medal of Cecilia Gonzaga
Pisanello (Antonio Pisano)
(Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455)
Date: 1447
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.10.1
Asia from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 49.95.1523
America from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 49.95.1524
Medal of Cornelio Musso
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: SL.17.2013.10.2
Europa from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 49.95.1525
The Unicorn in Captivity
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
The Hunters Enter the Woods
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.1
Africa from The Four Continents
Julius Goltzius
(Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 49.95.1526
A King Pursued by a Unicorn, from the Unicorn Series
Jean Duvet
(French, ca. 1485–after 1561)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 51.570
The Unicorn Purifies Water
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
The Unicorn Is Attacked
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.3
The Unicorn Defends Itself
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.4
The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.5
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 38.51.1
The Mystic Capture of the Unicorn
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 38.51.2
Unicorn Doorway
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 48.28
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France
Jean Pucelle
(French, active Paris, 1319–34)
Date: ca. 1324–28
Accession Number: 54.1.2
Coffret with Scenes from Romances
Date: ca. 1310–1330
Accession Number: 17.190.173a, b
Textile with Unicorn, Deer, Centaur, and Lion
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 2011.430
Unicorn Aquamanile
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 64.101.1493
Painted Box
Date: ca. 1300
Accession Number: 1976.327

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