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Notable Acquisitions, 1980-81

Notable Acquisitions, 1980–81

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with a foreword by Philippe de Montebello
83 pages
141 illustrations
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Morning dress, cotton, European
Lounge suit, wool, silk, cotton, American
late 1840s
Skating ensemble, (a) silk, fur; (b) silk, British
English violet (Viola d'Amore), Paulus Alletsee  German, Spruce, maple, German
Grand Piano, John Broadwood & Sons, Wood and various materials, British
Damaru, Wood, skin, cloth, shell, Tibetan
19th century
Lukas Spielhausen, Lucas Cranach the Elder  German, Oil and gold on beech
Old Woman Praying, Matthias Stom  Dutch, Oil on canvas
late 1630s or early 1640s
The Love Letter, Jacob Ochtervelt  Dutch, Oil on canvas
early 1670s
The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo  Italian, Oil on canvas
The Third Duke of Dorset's Hunter with a Groom and a Dog, George Stubbs  British, Oil on canvas
The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches, Henry Fuseli  Swiss, Oil on canvas
Landscape at Saint-Ouen, Georges Seurat  French, Oil on wood, mounted on wood
1878 or 1879
Serena Pulitzer Lederer (1867–1943), Gustav Klimt  Austrian, Oil on canvas
Christ and the Pharisees; verso; Christ and a Pharisee, Anthony van Dyck  Flemish, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
early 17th century
Head of a Young Girl and Studies of Hands and of her Right Foot, Charles de la Fosse  French, Black, red and white chalk, touches of yellow and pink pastel, on beige paper
Le Vent d'Orient, Edme Bouchardon  French, Red chalk
Design for a Medal Commemorating the Treaty of Paris, 1814, Jacques Edouard Gatteaux  French, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
Balthasar, from Three Magi series, Jacques Bellange  French, Etching and engraving
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Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. Notable Acquisitions, 1980 - 1981. Edited by Philippe De Montebello, John Philip O’Neill, and Joanna Ekman. New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art.