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"Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993-1994": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 52, no. 2 (Fall, 1994)

"Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993–1994"

Arnold, Dorothea, Joan Aruz, Kevin J. Avery, Kim Benzel, Kathleen E. Bickford, Suzanne Boorsch, Elliot Bostwick, Stefano Carboni, Keith Christiansen, Malcolm Daniel, James David Draper, Kate Ezra, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Patricia A. Gilkison, William M. Griswold, Maria Morris Hambourg, Jane Hayward, Maxwell K. Hearn, Marsha Hill, Timothy B. Husband, J. Stewart Johnson, Heidi King, Peter Kenny, Steven M. Kossak, Donald J. LaRocca, Clare Le Corbeiller, Martin Lerner, Laurence Libin, Walter Liedtke, Charles T. Little, Jennifer A. Loveman, Jessie McNab, Joan R. Mertens, Lisa M. Messinger, Elizabeth J. Milleker, J. Kenneth Moore, Helen B. Mules, Nadine M. Orenstein, Amelia Peck, Carlos A. Picón, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Olga Raggio, Sabine Rewald, William Rieder, Catharine Roehrig, Jeff L. Rosenheim, Nan Rosenthal, Frances Gruber Safford, Barbara Brennan Shimizu, Lowery S. Sims, Anita Siu, Susan Alyson Stein, Louise Stover, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Gary Tinterow, Thayer Tolles, Clare Vincent, Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, Masako Watanabe, James C. Y. Watt, H. Barbara Weinberg, Jayne Wrightsman, and Alice Zrebiec
95 pages
8.5 x 11 in
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Ancient World


Medieval Europe

Renaissance and Baroque Europe

Europe 1700–1900

North America 1700–1900

Twentieth Century

Africa, Oceania, and the Americas


Cult vessel, Copper alloy
ca. 2250–2000 BCE
Head of a bull, Ivory (hippopotamus), Canaanite
ca. late 3rd millennium BCE
Cosmetic Spoon, Ivory
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Gilded silver phiale (libation bowl), Gilded silver, Greek
6th century BCE
5th–4th century BCE
Wall painting, Fresco, Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
mid-4th century BCE
Queen Offering to the Aten, Limestone
ca. 1345–1335 B.C.
Block Statue of Ankhwennefer, Limestone
ca. 690–650 B.C.
Terracotta kylix (drinking cup), Ashby Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic
Ashby Painter
ca. 500 BCE
Silver-gilt cup (one of a pair), Silver, gold, Greek, South Italian
Greek, South Italian
4th–3rd century BCE
Silver-gilt cup (one of a pair), Silver, gold, Greek, South Italian
Greek, South Italian
4th–3rd century BCE
Marble head of a bearded man, Marble, Roman
2nd century CE
Vessel with Pierced Designs, Bronze; pierced and chased
ca. 700
Leaf from a Diptych with the Virgin and Child and Angels, Elephant ivory, North French
North French
ca. 1340–60
Landscape with a Double Spruce, Albrecht Altdorfer  German, Etching
Albrecht Altdorfer
ca. 1521–22
Landscape (recto); Landscape (verso), Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci)  Italian, Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, on gray-green prepared paper (recto); pen and brown ink on unprepared off-white paper (verso)
Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci)
Design for the Pommel Plate of a Saddle from a Garniture of Alessandro Farnese (1545–1592), Andrea Casalini  Italian, Pen and brown ink, with color washes, on paper, Italian, Parma
Andrea Casalini
ca. 1575–80
"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet), Mustafa ibn Vali, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1595
Finger Ring, Gold and sapphire, British
14th century
Two Children Teasing a Cat, Annibale Carracci  Italian, Oil on canvas
Annibale Carracci
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