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"Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2005-2006": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 64, no. 2 (Fall, 2006)

"Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2005–2006"

Adlin, Jane, Dorothea Arnold, Katharine Baetjer, Carmen C. Bambach, Peter Barnet, Carrie Rebora Barratt, Kurt Behrendt, Barbara Drake Boehm, Andrew Bolton, Thomas Campbell, Stefano Carboni, Julien Chapuis, Keith Christiansen, Magdalena Dabrowski, Elyssa Da Cruz, James David Draper, Douglas Eklund, Helen C. Evans, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Navina Haidar Haykel, Maxwell K. Hearn, Seán Hemingway, Herbert Heyde, Marsha Hill, Timothy B. Husband, Julie Jones, Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, Eric Kjellgren, Harold Koda, Wolfram Koeppe, Steven M. Kossak, Alisa LaGamma, Soyoung Lee, Walter Liedtke, Christopher S. Lightfoot, Charles T. Little, Lisa M. Messinger, J. Kenneth Moore, Jeffrey Munger, Miyeko Murase, Morihiro Ogawa, Nadine M. Orenstein, Amelia Peck, Carlos A. Picón, Sabine Rewald, Samantha Rippner, Jeff L. Rosenheim, Perrin V. Stein, Zhixin Jason Sun, Gary Tinterow, Thayer Tolles, Ian Wardropper, Beth Carver Wees, and H. Barbara Weinberg
71 pages
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Director's Note

Ancient World


Africa, Oceania, and the Americas


Medieval Europe

Renaissance and Baroque Europe

Europe 1700–1900

North America 1700–1900

Modern Europe and North America

Donors of Gifts of Works of Art or of Funds for Acquisition of Works of Art

Model of the foreleg of a horned animal, perhaps from a foundation deposit, Wood; remains of black pigment
ca. 1400–1295 B.C.
Head of a princess from a group statue, Quartzite
ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
Bronze handle of a patera (shallow basin) in the form of a youth, Bronze, Greek
ca. late 6th century BCE
Gold Neck Ring, Gold, Celtic
6th–4th century BCE
Gold and cabochon garnet ring, Gold and cabochon garnet, Greek
2nd–1st century BCE
Food serving vessel (dui), Bronze inlaid with composition of bone black and lacquer, China
ca. 4th century BCE
Marble strigilated sarcophagus, Marble, Roman
ca. 220 CE
Head of Buddha, Sandstone, Southern Cambodia
Southern Cambodia
7th century
Niche with the Seated Bodhisattva Shakyamuni Flanked by Devotees and an Elephant, Stucco, Afghanistan (Hadda)
Afghanistan (Hadda)
ca. 4th–5th century
Seated Buddha, Bronze, Burma
8th–early 9th century
Pair of Book Covers for a Buddhist Text, Wood with traces of paint; decorative mounts of silver with gilt semiprecious stones, and gilt-copper alloy, North India and Tibet
North India and Tibet
12th century
Liu Chen and Ruan Zhao Entering the Tiantai Mountains, Zhao Cangyun  Chinese, Handscroll; ink on paper, China
Zhao Cangyun
Meeting between Emperor Wen and Fisherman Lü Shang, Kano Takanobu  Japanese, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper, Japan
Kano Takanobu
ca. 1600
Detached section from scroll one from A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yo nagamonogatari), now remounted in original position as part of 2002.459.1, Section of scroll 1 from a set of 3; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan
ca. 1400
Remonstrating with the emperor, Liu Jun  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, China
Liu Jun
late 15th–early 16th century
Surcoat (<i>Jinbaori</i>), Silk, felt, metallic thread, wood, lacquer, Japanese
17th century
Jar decorated with flowers and insects, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue design, Korea
mid-18th century
Plum, Bamboo, and Rock, Xu Beihong  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, China
Xu Beihong
dated 1942
Bizen Jar, Harada Shūroku  Japanese, Stoneware with natural ash glaze and set with taiko-ishi stones, Japan
Harada Shūroku
Pendant with Seated Lord, Jadeite, Maya
7th–8th century
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