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Works of Art (224)

Aedicula with small landscape: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.1)

Egyptianizing scene: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.2)

Egyptianizing scene: From the "Black Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.3)
Aeneas and His Family Fleeing Troy, 1595, Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), after Federico Barocci (Italian), Engraving (47.100.1023)
Ancestor Figure (Korwar), late 19th–early 20th century, Cenderawasih Bay, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, glass beads (2001.674)
Andromache and Astyanax, 1814–24, Pierre Paul Prud'hon (French), completed by Charles Boulanger de Boisfrémont (French), Oil on canvas (25.100.14)
The Angel Surush Rescues Khusrau Parviz: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1530–35, Attributed to Muzaffar cAli, Iran, Tabriz, Colors, ink, silver, and gold on paper (1970.301.73)
Antefix with the head of Medusa, 6th century B.C., Tarantine; Said to be from Taranto, Terracotta (26.60.73)
Apollo and the Muses on Parnassus, ca. 1514–20, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Engraving (17.37.150)
Apollo, Marsyas, and the Judgment of Midas, 1582, Melchior Meier (German, active Tuscany), Engraving (41.1.210)
Ariadne, 1913, Giorgio de Chirico (Italian, born Greece), Oil and graphite on canvas (1996.403.10),
Ariadne, ca. 1831–35, Asher B. Durand (American), Oil on canvas (97.29.2)
Armorial Plate (Tondino), ca. 1520–25 (or 1519?), Nicola da Urbino (Italian), Majolica (1975.1.1019)
Auricular Cartouche with Figures within a Strapwork Frame, from Veederley Veranderinghe van grotissen ende Compertimenten. Libro Primo, Johannes van Doetecum the Elder (Netherlandish) and Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish), after Cornelis Floris II (Netherlandish), Etching (59.642.32)
Autumn, ca. 1594, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, red-brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white (61.25.2)
Bacchanal with Silenus, ca. 1470s, Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Paduan), Engraving (29.44.15)
Bacchanal, ca. 1635–36, Nicolas Poussin (French), French, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over faint black chalk underdrawing (1998.225)
Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children, ca. 1616–17, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian), Italian (Rome), Marble (1976.92)
Bacchanal: The Satyr's Family, 1763, Jean Honoré Fragonard (French), Etching (1996.328.2)
Bacchante and Infant Faun, 1893–94; this cast 1894, Frederick William MacMonnies (American), Bronze (97.19)
Bacchante, also known as Grapes, ca. 1874, Auguste Rodin (French), Terracotta, on a wooden base (1975.312.7)
Bell krater depicting the return of Persephone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Attributed to the Persephone Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (28.57.23)
Bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), Classical, red-figure, ca. 450 B.C., Greek, Attic; said to be from Numana, Attributed to the Methyse Painter, Terracotta (07.286.85)
Bell-krater, ca. 440 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Painter of London E 497, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (24.97.30)
The Birth of Venus, 1875, Alexandre Cabanel (French), Oil on canvas (94.24.1)
Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Brünnhilde Sleeps, 1980, Anselm Kiefer (German), Acrylic and gouache on photograph (1995.14.30)
Burgonet, 1543, Made by Filippo Negroli, Italian (Milan), Steel, embossed and damascened with gold (17.190.1720)
Bust of Marsyas, ca. 1680–85, Balthasar Permoser (German), Marble, black marble socle inlaid with light marble (2002.468)
Cadmus Fighting the Dragon Who Had Killed His Men, Léon Davent (French), after Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bolognese), Etching; sheet, trimmed within platemark (49.97.570)
Calyx-krater (vessel for mixing wine and water) depicting Herakles, Theseus, and Perithous in Hades, ca. 450–440 B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Nekyia Painter, Terracotta (08.258.21)
Cameo medallion of a maenad, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Glass (17.194.10)
Candelabrum Centerpiece, 1835–36, Paul Storr (British), Silver-gilt, (60.55.10a-s)
Canoe Figurehead (Nguzu Nguzu, Musu Musu, or Toto Isu), late 19th–early 20th century, New Georgia (?), Solomon Islands, Wood, chambered nautilus shell, parinarium nut paste, paint (1976.351)
Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures, 900–1100, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wood; silver lock plate (17.190.237)
The Challenge of the Pierides, ca. 1600(?), Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, brown wash (2007.406)
Cinerary urn, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C., Etruscan, Alabaster (96.9.225a,b)
Cista with Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (96.18.1)
Cista with Herakles Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.2)
Clytie, 1869–70; this carving, 1872, William Henry Rinehart (American), Marble (11.68.1)
Column-krater, ca. 550 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to Lydos, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (31.11.11)
Confronting Figures Bottle, 4th–7th century, Peru; Moche, Ceramic (1978.412.70)
Container (Aduno Koro) with Figures, 16th–19th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood (1979.206.255)
Container for Magical Substances (Naga Morsarang), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Water buffalo horn, wood (1987.453.1)
Cross-Shaped Pendant and Four Other Motifs, 1622, Giovanni Battista Costantini (Italian), Blackwork and engraving (23.101.8)
Daphne, 1853; this carving, 1854, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (American), Marble (1973.133)
Decorative Cartouche with a River God and Symbols of Francis I, 16th century, Anonymous, School of Fontainebleau, French, Pen and brown ink, brush and gray brown wash, over red chalk underdrawing (2001.514)
Departure of the Amazons, 1620s, Claude Déruet (French), Oil on canvas (1976.100.6)
Diana and Actaeon, 1836, Camille Corot (French), Oil on canvas (1975.1.162)
Diana and Actaeon, ca. 1590, Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, white heightening, over traces of black chalk (1997.93)
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
Dish: The Wedding Feast of Cupid and Psyche, 1558, Pierre Reymond (French), Enamel on copper (1984.195)
Double-Headed Figure, end of 3rd millennium B.C., Ecuador; Valdivia, Ceramic (1980.34.1)
The Dream of Aeneas, ca. 1663–64), Salvator Rosa (Italian, Neapolitan), Etching with drypoint (
The Dream of Aeneas, ca. 1663–66, Salvator Rosa (Italian, Neapolitan), Oil on canvas (65.118)
The Drunken Silenus ("The Tazza Farnese"), ca. 1600, Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), Engraving from a silver plate printed in brown ink (

Study for The Drunken Silenus ("The Tazza Farnese"), 1597–1601, Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, incised for transfer (1972.133.4)
The Drunken Silenus, 1628, Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto) (Spanish), Etching with drypoint, engraving, and burnishing (22.67.14)
Eagle Transformation Figure, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jade (albitite), cinnabar (1994.380)
Ewer with Wild Man Finial, ca. 1500, German; Made in Nuremberg, Silver, silver-gilt, painted and enameled decoration (53.20.2)
Ewer, 1784–85, Marked by Jean-Baptiste-François Chéret (French), Paris, Silver (1980.79)
The Fall of Phaeton, third quarter of 19th century, Adolphe David (French), Onyx (40.20.12)
Fall of the Giants, 1663, Salvator Rosa (Italian), Etching with drypoint (24.63.1829)
Faun with Stars, 1955, Pablo Picasso (Spanish), Oil on canvas (1970.305)
The Feast of Acheloüs, ca. 1615, Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish); and Jan Brueghel the Elder (Flemish), Oil on wood (45.141)
Female Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.857)
Figure (Yipwon), 19th century or earlier, Yimam people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.854)
Figure, 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino, Diorite or granodiorite (1982.48.6)
Figures with Xylophone, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal (1979.206.131)
Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1979.206.41)
A Fountain in a Grotto, ca. 1598, Giovanni Guerra (Italian), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black and red chalk (1999.63)
Fragment of a limestone relief with enthroned couple, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.151.1)

Fragment of a limestone relief with standing figure, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.151.2)

Fragment of a limestone relief with two standing figures, Late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (1996.305)
Fragmentary head of a deity wearing a Dionysiac fillet, probably Julio-Claudian, ca. 14–68 A.D., Roman; copy of a Greek work of the 2nd century B.C., Marble, pigment, gilding (1992.11.66)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1978.412.712)
Funerary urn (hunping), Western Jin dynasty, ca. 250–300, China, Earthenware with green glaze (1992.165.21)
Gable Figure (Dilukái), 19th–early 20th century, Belauan people, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1558a–d)
Giant, by 1818, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish), Spanish, Burnished aquatint, 1st state (35.42)
The Great Sirens, 1947, Paul Delvaux (Belgian), Oil on Masonite (1979.356)
Head for Yam Ceremony (Yena), 19th–early 20th century, Yasyin-Mayo people, Yau village, Washkuk Hills, Upper Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1699)
Head of a Woman, Probably a Sphinx, 1st quarter of the 5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (47.100.3)
Head of Medusa, mid-19th century, Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian), England, Red jasper cameo, mounted in gold with white enamel by Carlo Giuliano (2003.431)
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal), early to mid-20th century, Southwest Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Wood, vegetable fiber, pig's tusks, glass, metal, paint (1979.206.1697)
Hercules and Achelous in the Form of a Bull, ca. 1524–25, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian, Veronese or Parmese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (49.50.208)
Hercules and Antaeus, ca. 1516, Ugo da Carpi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.67.80)
Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses, ca. 1518 (?), Ugo da Carpi (Italian); Designed by Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (20.24.76)
Hortus Palatinus (plate 32), bound with Les raisons des forces mouvants, 1620, Salomon de Caus (Flemish, active in Germany), Jan Norton, Frankfurt, Etching (49.122)
House Post (Tomok), 19th–early 20th century, Yami people, Botel Tobago (Lan Yü) Island, Taiwan, Wood, paint (1995.65.2)
House Post Figure (Amo), ca. 1800, Maori people, Te Arawa region, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Wood (1979.206.1508)
House Post Figure, 19th century, Kambot (Tin Dama) people, Keram River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, fiber (1978.412.823)
Hurdy-Gurdy Playing Satyr with a Sleeping Nymph, Master of 1515 (Italian [?]), Engraving with drypoint burr; plate (31.31.19)
Hydria (water jar) depicting Herakles with women, a satyr, and Pan in the Garden of the Hesperides, early 4th century B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Hesperides Painter, Terracotta (24.97.5)
Incense Burner, ca. 1530–40, Northern Italian (probably Padua), Bronze with dark brown lacquer patina (1982.60.108)
Inrô with design of silk spool in the Milky Way (the Tanabata Story of the Weaver and Herder), 19th century, Kyûkoku (Japanese), Mother-of-pearl, gold (14.40.878a,b)
Jar with Ritual Scene, 15th century, Mexico; Mixtec/Nayarit, Ceramic (1992.3)
Judgment of Paris, ca. 1510–20, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian); Designed by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian), Italian, Engraving (19.74.1)
Judgment of Paris, possibly ca. 1528, Lucas Cranach the Elder (German), Oil on wood (28.221)
Kalyx krater with reliefs of maidens and dancing maenads, 1st century A.D.; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (23.184)
Landscape with Perseus and Andromeda: From the "Mythological Room" of the Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase, last decade of 1st century B.C.; Augustan, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (20.192.16)
Large cista, mid-4th century B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.1)
Le Sorti … intitolate giardino di pensieri (The Fates … Entitled Garden of Ideas): Garden of Ideas (frontispiece), Author: Francesco Marcolini, with verses by Lodovico Dolce, Venice: Francesco Marcolini, October 1540, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (37.37.23)
Leaf from the Razmnama, ca. 1616–17; Mughal, period of Jahangir, India, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (55.121.30)
Leather Panel (Allegory of Music), ca. 1570–90, Northern France, Blind-stamped, embossed, molded, and incised leather on later wooden mount (2006.71)
Leda and the Swan, Bachiacca (Francesco d'Ubertino) (Italian, Florentine), Oil on wood (1982.60.11)
Lidded Container: Equestrian Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal staples (1979.206.173a-c)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Lunar-Shaped Ring Bezel and Grotesque Figures, ca. 1620–30, Noël Rouillard (French), Blackwork and engraving (42.40.1[1])
Male Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.856)
Male Figure, early to mid-20th century, Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills (1979.206.1589)
Marble sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne, ca. 130–150 A.D., Roman, Hadrianic or early Antonine, Marble, Luni and Pentelic (90.12a,b)
Marcantonio Pasqualini (1614–1691) Crowned by Apollo, 1641, Andrea Sacchi (Italian, Roman), Oil on canvas (1981.317)
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, ca. 1550, Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Medulic or Meldolla) (Italian, Venetian), Oil on wood (1973.116)
Mask, 12th–9th century B.C., Mexico; Tlatilco, Ceramic (1979.206.1073)
Mask, late 19th–early 20th century, Probably Nissan Island, northern Solomon Islands, Barkcloth, wood, bamboo, paint (1978.412.1518)
Masked Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Gold (1991.419.31)
Masked Figure Pendant, 11th–16th century, Panama; Veraguas, Gold (1979.206.777)
Medallion with a griffin fighting an Arimaspian, 4th century B.C., Italic; Praeneste, Bronze (10.230.1)
Mercury in a Decorative Frame with Grotesques, ca. 1600–1630, After Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, ca. 1560–1618), Blackwork and engraving (23.101.4)
Midas Washing at the Source of the Pactolus, 1624, Nicolas Poussin (French), Oil on canvas (71.56)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome, 1811, Joseph-Antoine Romagnési (French), Plaster, painted to resemble yellowish stone; green marbleized wood (frame only) (27.191.2)
Mirror, ca. 350 B.C.; Late Classical, Etruscan, Bronze (09.221.16)
Morion, ca. 1560–65, Germany (Brunswick), Etched steel (1999.62)
The Mourning of Pallas, Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (French), Pen and brown ink, brush and gray and brown wash, heightened with white (1996.567)
The Muses on Mount Parnassus, 1542–43, Antonio Fantuzzi (Italian, Bolognese, active at Fontainebleau), Etching (49.97.585)
Naval Battle between Trojans and Greeks, 1538, Giovanni Battista Scultori (Italian, Mantuan), Engraving printed in brown ink (53.600.996)fi
Neck-amphora (jar), ca. 500 B.C.; Attic, black-figure, Attributed to the Diosphos Painter, Greek, Terracotta (56.171.25)
Neck-amphora (jar), ca. 530 B.C.; Attic, black-figure, Attributed to an artist near Exekias, Greek, Terracotta (98.8.13)
Neptune from the "Doria Grotesques", designed 1545, woven ca. 1550, Designed by Perino del Vaga (Italian), Wool and silk (2011.14)
Nessus Abducting Deianira, modeled in 1814, Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish), Marble (2004.174)
Netsuke: Ashinaga and Tenaga, 18th century, Japanese, Wood (10.211.2348)
Netsuke: Hanging scroll with image of Shôki and demons, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory (10.211.513)
Nolan neck-amphora (jar), ca. 440–430 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Dwarf Painter, Greek, Attic, Classical, Terracotta (56.171.42)
Nymph and Satyr Carousing, ca. 1780–90, Clodion (Claude Michel) (French), French (Paris), Terracotta (14.40.687)
Nymph of Fontainebleau, ca. 1545–54, Pierre Milan (French), and René Boyvin (French), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Etching (32.105)
Nymph of Fontainebleau, French (Fontainebleau) Painter, third quarter of 16th century, Oil on wood (42.150.12)
Nymphs and Satyrs in a Landscape, 1599 or before, Joseph Heintz the Elder (Swiss), Pen and brown ink, brown wash, red chalk, heightened with white body color, on yellow tinted paper (2007.174)
Ocarina, 12th–15th century, Colombia; Tairona, Ceramic (1984.507.17)
Oedipus and the Sphinx, 1864, Gustave Moreau (French), Oil on canvas (21.134.1)
Omnia vincit Amor, 1599, Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bolognese) (17.3.1853)
Openwork hairnet with medallion, Hellenistic, 200–150 B.C., Greek, Ptolemaic, Gold (1987.220)
Orpheus and Eurydice, ca. 1505–6, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), Engraving (56.581.12)
Orpheus and Eurydice, ca. 1590–95, Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bolognese), Engraving (17.37.170)
Orpheus and Eurydice, probably modeled before 1887, executed 1893, Auguste Rodin (French), Marble (10.63.2)
Orpheus Charming the Beasts with His Music, late 15th century, Peregrino da Cesena (Italian, active Bologna), Niello print (28.97.99)
Paddle (Hose), late 19th–early 20th century, Buka or northern Bougainville Island, northern Solomon Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1491)
Painter of the Woolly Satyrs: Volute-Krater with Battles between Greeks and Amazons and between Centaurs and Lapiths, ca. 450 B.C., Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.84)
Pair of flintlock pistols, 1800–1801, Samuel Brunn (English); Michael Barnett (English), Steel, wood, silver, gold (1992.330.1-.2)
Pair of Pedestal Plates, 5th–8th century, Panama; Conte, Ceramic (1993.307.1,2)
Pandora, ca. 1914, Odilon Redon (French), Oil on canvas (60.19.1)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Paris, ca. 1500, Antico (Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian), Bronze, partly gilt and silvered (55.93)
Pendant Figure, 13th–15th century, Dominican Republic; Taino people, Stone (1997.35.3)
Pendant, ca. 1550–75, Flemish or German (Cologne?), Boxwood and various woods for marquetry, partly stained (17.190.310)
Perseus Saving Andromeda, ca. 1775, Giovanni David (Italian), Etching (2001.741)
Perseus with the Head of Medusa, 1804–6, Antonio Canova (Italian), Marble (67.110.1)
Pietre dure cabinet, 1615–20, Court workshop of the grand dukes of Tuscany (Italian, Florence), Various exotic hardwoods veneered on oak, with ebony moldings; plaques of hardstones and slate; pietre dure work of various hardstones, colored marbles, and rock crystal (1988.19)
Plaque: Hercules Overcoming the Centaur Nessus, ca. 1570–80, Annibale Fontana (Italian, Milanese), Rock crystal in enameled gold frame of later date (32.100.237)
Plaster model for Cupid and Psyche, 18th century (1794), Antonio Canova (Italian), Rome, Italy, Plaster (05.46)
Plate (Piatto), 1532, Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (Italian), Maiolica (1975.1.1131)
The Pleiades, 1885, Elihu Vedder (American), Oil on canvas (10.64.13)
Polyphemus and Galatea in a Landscape, last decade of 1st century B.C.; mid-Augustan, Third Style, Roman, Fresco (20.192.17)ar
Procession of Silenus, ca. 1520–25, Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian), Engraving (49.97.82)
Psiche Curieuse, mid-1770s, Giovanni David (Italian), Etching and aquatint (1976.629)
The Punishment of the Arrogant Niobe by Diana and Apollo, ca. 1772, Pierre Charles Jombert (French), Oil on canvas, mounted on board (1983.426)
Pyxis (box), ca. 465–460 B.C., white-ground, Attributed to the Penthesilea Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.36)
Quatriregio (Four Realms): Signatures B2v and B3, Author: Federico Frezzi, Florence: For Piero Pacini da Pescia, July 26, 1508, Book with printed text and woodcut illustrations (21.4.1)
The Rape of Ganymede, 1505–15, Giovanni Battista Palumba (Master IB with the Bird) (Italian, active northern Italy and Rome), Woodcut (25.2.9)
The Rape of Ganymede, ca. 1500–1505, Giulio Campagnola (Italian, Paduan), Engraving (37.3.10)
The Rape of the Sabines, 1585, Andrea Andreani (Italian, Mantuan), after a bronze relief by Giambologna (Netherlandish), Chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks, on three paper panels (22.73.3[73–75])
Relief of a dancing maenad, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan, Roman copy of a Greek relief attributed to Kallimachos, ca. 425–400 B.C., Pentelic marble (35.11.3)
Relief panel, second half of 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Stucco (92.11.2)
The Return of Neptune, ca. 1754, John Singleton Copley (American), Oil on canvas (59.198)
Roundel with Amazons and a cross, 7th–9th century (?), Egypt or Syria (?), Weft-faced compound twill (samite) in green, beige, and brownish silk(1987.442.5)
Roundel with the head of a "hero" surrounded by caprids, 14th century B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bitumen, traces of silver and gold foil (1989.281.24)
The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, ca. 1640–42, Pietro Testa (Italian, Roman), Etching with drypoint (26.70.3[43])
Saints Michael and Francis, ca. 1505–9, Juan de Flandes (Netherlandish), Oil on wood, gold ground (58.132)
Sarcophagus lid, 6th century B.C., Klazomenian, Terracotta (21.169.1)
Sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens, Late Imperial, Gallienic, third quarter of 3rd century A.D., Roman; in the Villa Nero, Rome, about 1640; later, in the Giardino Torrigiani, Florence, Pentelic marble (10.104)
Sarcophagus, ca. 475–460 B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2451)
A Satyr Family: From the series Scherzi di Fantasia, ca. 1743–57, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (1976.537[19])
Satyr, ca. 1510–20, Antico (Pier Jacopo Alari-Bonacolsi) (Italian), Italy (Mantua), Bronze (1982.60.91)
Satyr, Statuette, 16th century (ca. 1506–8), Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (Italian), Made in Padua, Italy, Bronze (1982.45)
Scenes from the Story of the Argonauts, ca. 1465, Biagio d'Antonio (Italian, Florentine); Master of the Argonauts, Tempera on panel (09.136.1,2)
Scenes from The Story of the Trojan War: The Battle with the Sagittary and the Conference at Achilles' Tent; Andromache and Priam Urging Hector Not to Go to War, 1470–1490, South Netherlands, probably produced through Pasquier Grenier of Tournai, Wool warp; wool wefts with a few silk wefts (52.69, 39.74)
Seated Figure, late 19th–early 20th century, Satawan Island, Caroline Islands, Wood, shell, traces of paint and resin (2003.8)
Seated River God, Nymph with an Oar, and Putto, 1696–1770, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian), Pen and brown ink, brush with pale (yellow) and dark brown wash, over black chalk (37.165.32)
Set of jewelry, early 5th century B.C.; late Archaic, Etruscan, Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian (40.11.7-.18)
Shield, early to mid-20th century, Wunambal people, western Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Wood, paint (1978.412.757)
Skull Hook (Agiba), 19th–early 20th century, Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.796)
Sleeved Tunic, 12th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Cotton, camelid hair (1979.206.588)
Square Design in Silhouette Style with Schweifwerk and Grotesque Figures, 1617, Esaias von Hulsen (Dutch), Made in Stuttgart, Germany, Blackwork (32.123.11)
Standing Figure, late 3rd millennium B.C., Ecuador; Valdivia, Stone (1980.83.13)
Statue of a wounded Amazon, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman copy of a Greek bronze original, ca. 450–425 B.C., Marble (32.11.4)
Steelyward weight with the bust of Athena, second half of 4th–6th century, Byzantine, Copper alloy (59.184)
Stick God (Akua Ka'ai), 18th–early 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood (1979.206.1625)
Striding horned demon, ca. 3000 B.C., Mesopotamia or Iran, Arsenical copper (2007.280)
Study for the Fonte Gaia, Siena, Jacopo della Quercia (Jacopo di Pietro d'Angelo, Jacopo della Fonte) (Italian), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on vellum (49.141)
Study of Eleven Heads, ca. 1604(?), Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish), Pen and three shades of brown ink with black chalk (2006.101)
Tantalus, Icarus, Phaeton, and Ixion: From the series The Four Disgracers, 1588, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), after Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem (Netherlandish), Engraving (53.601.338 [3-5, and 65])
Terms: Figures of Flora and Priapus, 1616 Pietro Bernini (Italian), Originally in the gardens of the Villa Borghese, Rome, Marble
Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar) with figural medallion, 3rd century B.C.; Ptolemaic, Greek (90.9.67)
Textile fragment with hunting scene, 8th century, Egypt or Syria, Silk; samite (51.57)
The Three Graces, Roman copy of a Greek work of the second century B.C., Marble (2010.260)
Thymiaterion (incense burner) with Marsyas, late 4th century B.C.; Classical, Etruscan, Bronze (1972.118.87)
Tomb panel with relief of figures in a pavilion, Eastern Han dynasty, early 2nd century, Shandong Province, China, Limestone (20.99)
Top of a bell in the form of a demon king or guardian, Eastern Javanese period, ca. second half of 12th–early 13th century, Indonesia (Java), Bronze (1987.142.17)
Torso of a centaur, Imperial, 1st century A.D., Roman; copy of a Greek statue of the 2nd century B.C., Rosso antico marble (09.221.6)
Tray (plateau), 1813, Sèvres Manufactory (French); Decorator (figural): Étienne Charles Le Guay (French); Decorator (ornamental): Jacques-Nicolas Sisson (or Sinsson) (French), Hard-paste porcelain (56.29.1-8)
Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus, ca. 260–270, Roman, Marble (55.11.5)
The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet, Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French), Oil on canvas (55.119)
The Trojans Pulling the Wooden Horse into the City, 1545, Giulio Bonasone (Italian, Bolognese), after Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bolognese), Engraving (53.600.4450)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.496)
Twin Figurine, 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Brass (1978.412.497)
Two Satyrs in a Landscape, ca. 1509–15, Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Venetian), Pen and brown ink, white gouache, on fine off-white laid paper (1999.28)
Two seated ganas, ca. 7th century, Nepal, Stone (1986.259)
Two Winged Putti, ca. 1748–50, François Boucher (French), Black chalk, brush and gray wash, heightened with white chalk, on beige paper (60.175.1)
Ulysses at the Table of Circe: Plate 16 of The Odyssey of Homer Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman R.A., 1805, John Flaxman (British), Printmaker: James Parker (British), London, England, Etching (1977.595.53)
Untitled, 1985, Mimmo Paladino (Italian), Limestone, iron, encaustic, paint (1986.8)
The Vampire, 1853, Charles Meryon (French), Etching in brown ink on green laid paper; fifth state of ten (29.107.108)
Vase, late 18th century, John Flaxman (English); Made by Josiah Wedgewood and Sons, Etruria/Staffordshire, England, Jasperware (09.194.7)
Venus Entrusting an Infant to Time, ca. 1758, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venetian), Etching (57.619.5)
Venus Whipping Cupid with Roses, early 17th century, Giovanni Luigi Valesio (Italian), Engraving (17.50.16[188])
Vessel with Mythological Scene, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1978.412.206)
Volute-krater, ca. 515 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Karkinos Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (21.88.74)
Wall painting fragment, Imperial, Julio-Claudian, ca. 14–68 A.D., Roman, Fresco (92.11.8)
Yggdrasil, ca. 1980, Anselm Kiefer (German), Gouache and acrylic on photograph (1995.14.36)