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"Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1990-1991": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 49, no. 2 (Fall, 1991)

"Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1990–1991"

Adlin, Jane, Dorothea Arnold, Joan Aruz, Barbara Drake Boehm, Suzanne Boorsch, Katharine R. Brown, Malcolm R. Daniel, James David Draper, Kate Ezra, William M. Griswold, Phillip Guddemi, Maria Morris Hambourg, Donna J. Hassler, Marsha Hill, Timothy B. Husband, Colta Ives, Dale T. Johnson, J. Stewart Johnson, Julie Jones, David W. Kiehl, Donald J. LaRocca, Clare Le Corbeiller, Laurence Libin, Charles T. Little, Michele Majer, Joan R. Mertens, Lisa M. Messinger, Elizabeth J. Milleker, James Parker, Carlos A. Picón, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Olga Raggio, Sabine Rewald, Annemarie Schimmel, Lowery S. Sims, Clare Vincent, Daniel Walker, H. Barbara Weinberg, and William D. Wixom
97 pages
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Director's Note

Ancient Near Eastern Art

Egyptian Art

Greek and Roman Art

Islamic Art

Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Arms and Armor

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

European Paintings


Prints and Photographs

Musical Instruments

Costume Institute

American Paintings and Sculpture

American Decorative Arts

Twentieth Century Art

The Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

Asian Art

Winged deity, Bronze, gold, Hittite
ca. 14th–13th century BCE
Fragment of a sculptured statue base depicting an Asiatic prisoner, Schist
ca. 1300–1250 B.C.
Statue of Dionysos leaning on a female figure ("Hope Dionysos"), Pacetti, Vincenzo, Marble, Roman
27 BCE–68 CE
Carpet with Chintimani Border and Lotus Design, Animal hair (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
early 17th century
Calendar-Almanac in Scroll Form, Katib Muhammad Ma'ruf Na'ili, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
dated 1224 AH/1810 CE
Lyre-Shaped Belt Buckle, Copper alloy, quarternary, Hispano–Visigothic
Bow Brooch, Copper alloy, quaternary, Visigothic
Bow Brooch, Copper alloy, quaternary, Visigothic
Temple Pendant and Stick, Cloisonné enamel, gold, Byzantine
ca. 1080–1150
Figure of Isis-Aphrodite, Terracotta painted brown, black, red, and pink on white engobe
2nd century A.D.
Pair of eyes, Bronze, marble, frit, quartz, obsidian, Greek
5th century BCE or later
Silver bust of Serapis, Silver, Roman
2nd century CE
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor, Christian Schreiner the Younger  Austrian, Steel, leather, Austrian, Innsbruck or Mühlau
ca. 1505–10
Double-Barreled Percussion Shotgun, Louis Perrin  French, Steel, wood (walnut), silver, French, Paris
dated 1854
Giovanni Gioviano Pontano (1426–1503), Adriano Fiorentino (Adriano di Giovanni de' Maestri)  Italian, Marble, Italian, Naples
ca. 1490
Onofrio Panvinio, Girolamo Campagna  Italian, Bronze, iron (hook at back of neck), Italian, possibly Verona and Venice
early 1570s
Head of an Angel (?), Limestone, paint, French
ca. 1250
Bifolium with the Decretals of Gratian, Master Honore  French, Tempera and gold on parchment, brown ink; modern leather binding, French
ca. 1290
Fragment of a Tapestry or Wall Hanging, Tapestry weave: wool on linen, Upper Rhenish
Upper Rhenish
ca. 1420–30
Embroidery with the Annunciation, Silk and metallic threads on linen, Netherlandish
mid-15th century
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