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"Facsimiles, Artworks, and Real Things"

Capua, Rebecca
15 pages
10 illustrations
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually and publishes original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. Highlights of volume 56 include an investigation into the politics that governed dispersal of a pair of Sèvres elephant-head vases during the French Revolution, a consideration of imagery used in a rare seventeenth-century Ethiopian prayer book, and a critique of the Museum’s early collecting of ancient art of the Americas.

Thutmose I and His Mother Seniseneb, Nina de Garis Davies, Tempera on paper
Nina de Garis Davies
A.D. 1925; original ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Guanyin, Zhou Xun  Chinese, Rubbing of a Qing dynasty (1644–1911) stone carving; ink on paper, China
Zhou Xun
20th century
Brickmakers Getting Water from a Pool, Tomb of Rekhmire, Nina de Garis Davies, Tempera on Paper
Nina de Garis Davies
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Model Calligraphies from the “Hall of Three Rarities” (Sanxitang) and the "Collected Treasures of the Stony Moat” (Shiqu Baoji)

, Various artists, Set of rubbings mounted in thirty-two albums; ink on paper, China
Various artists
second half of 18th century
The Eastern Shore, Winslow Homer  American, Color lithograph; watercolor facsimile
Winslow Homer
Louis Prang & Co.

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Metropolitan Museum Journal 56. 2021. Chicago, IL, New York, NY: University of Chicago Press ; Metropolitan Museum of Art.