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Greek and Roman Art

Hydria: kalpis (water jar), Classical, red-figure, ca. 460–450 B.C.
Greek, Attic; said to be from Nola
Attributed to the Villa Giulia Painter
Terracotta; H. 12 in. (30.5 cm), Diam. 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm)
Museum Accession (X.313.1)

Greek and Roman Art

Hydria: kalpis (water jar), Classical, red-figure, ca. 460–450 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Attributed to the Niobid Painter
Terracotta; H. 10 15/16 in. (27.7 cm), Diam. 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1941 (41.162.98)

Greek and Roman Art

Statuette of a bull, Archaic, late 6th century B.C.
Greek, Boeotian; from the Kabeirion at Thebes
Bronze; H. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm), W. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
Inscribed in Greek: Thaletas dedicated me to the Kabeiroi
Rogers Fund, 1920 (20.210)

Egyptian Art

Slab with dedication to Isis, Sarapis, and Apollo by Komon on behalf of Ptolemy IV and V, Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period, 209–204 B.C.
Egyptian
Marble; 11 x 6 7/8 in. (27.95 x 17.5 cm)
Purchased by Joseph W. Drexel at Thebes, Donated by Joseph W. Drexel, Philadelphia, 1889, Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889 (89.2.652)

Asian Art

Islamic Art

Bag, 17th century
Iran
Canvas, embroidered in silk and metal thread; H. 6 in. (15.2 cm), W. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1929 (29.23.24)

Islamic Art

Cope, early 17th century
Iran
Silk, metal thread; L. 57 in. (144.8 cm), W. 123 1/2 in. (313.7 cm)
Anonymous gift, 1949 (49.32.71)

Greek and Roman Art

Statuette of Zeus Serapis, Mid-Imperial, 2nd century A.D.
Roman
Gold; H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Frank Knox, 1953 (53.191.2)

Greek and Roman Art

Pomegranate, Classical, 5th–4th century B.C.
Greek
Terracotta; Diam. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1924 (24.97.110)

Greek and Roman Art

Statuette of Kybele, Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D.
Roman, based on a cult statue by the Greek sculptor Pheidias or Agorakritos of the late 5th century B.C.
Marble; H. 13 7/16 in. (34.11 cm), W. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1922 (22.139.24)

Greek and Roman Art

Votive plaque, Imperial, probably 3rd century A.D.
Roman
Lead; H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm), W. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1921 (21.88.175)

Greek and Roman Art

Statuette of Harpokrates, Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D.
Roman
Bronze; H. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1918 (18.145.20)

Greek and Roman Art

Pair of cymbals, Classical, 5th–4th century B.C.
Greek, Peloponnesian
Bronze; Diam. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Inscribed in Greek: of Kallisthenia
Rogers Fund, 1913 (13.225.5a,b)

Greek and Roman Art

Bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), Classical, red-figure, ca. 450 B.C.
Greek, Attic; said to be from Numana
Attributed to the Methyse Painter Terracotta; H. 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm), Diam. 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm)
(07.286.85)

Greek and Roman Art

Skyphos (deep drinking cup), Classical, black-figure, mid-4th century B.C.
Greek, Boeotian
Closely related to the Vine Tendril Group
Terracotta; 8 11/16 x 112 3/16 in. (22 x 30.9 cm)
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1971 (1971.11.1)

Greek and Roman Art

Hydria (water jar), Late Classical, red-figure, ca. 340–330 B.C.
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Attributed to the Group of B.M. F 308
Terracotta; H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm), Diam. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm)
Gift of Miss Matilda W. Bruce, 1907 (07.128.1)

Greek and Roman Art

Sistrum (rattle), 1st–3rd century A.D.
Roman
Bronze; 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1897 (97.22.2)

Greek and Roman Art

Mouth-piece, Cypro-Archaic or Cypro-Classical, late 6th–5th century B.C.
Cypriot; from Cyprus
Gilded silver; L. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 (74.51.3004)

Photographs

Landscape with Houses (Dutchess County, NY) #1, 2009
James Casebere (American, born 1953)
Chromogenic print; 74 1/8 x 104 5/8 x 3 in. (188.3 x 265.7 x 7.6 cm)
Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2011 (2011.39)

The Costume Institute

Shoes (Pumps), 2007
Christian Louboutin (French, born 1963)
Black patent leather with red leather sole; h. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Gift of Christian Louboutin, 2012 (2012.121a,b)

The Costume Institute

Dress, autumn/winter 1991–1992
Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese, born 1943)
Bodice of plywood and metal; skirt of plywood, metal, and black wool felt; l. at center back 54 1/2 in. (138.4 cm)
Purchase, Friends of the Costume Institute (2010.396a,b)

Modern and Contemporary Art

London Papardelle, designed 1992
designed by Ron Arad (Israeli, born 1951); made by Gallery Mourmans
Blackened bronze; 42 x 23 1/4 x 31 in. (106.7 x 59.1 x 78.7 cm)
Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, in honor of Gary Tinterow (2012.31)

Photographs

April 21, 1978, 1978
Sarah Charlesworth (American, born 1947)
45 chromogenic prints; each 24 x 16 in. (61 x 40.6 cm)
Purchase, Vital Projects Fund Inc. Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, and Charlotte and Bill Ford Gift, 2010 (2010.554a-ss)

Photographs

Sueño No. 44: La Acusada (Dream No. 44: The Accused), 1948
Grete Stern (Argentinian, born Germany, 1904–1999)
Gelatin silver print; 15 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. (40.4 x 49.4 cm)
Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, 2012 (2012.11)

Photographs

New Orleans House, 1935
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975)
Gelatin silver print; 3 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (9.6 x 17 cm)
Gift of Joyce F. Menschel, 2011 (2011.553.4)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Prestige Cloth
Ghana, Ewe peoples, 1930–50
Cotton and silk; 73 x 120 in. (185.4 x 304.8 cm)
Purchase, Mariana and Ray Herrmann Gift, 2010 (2010.555)

American Decorative Arts

Pair of Altar Vases, 1915
Arthur J. Stone (American, born England, 1847–1938); Herbert Taylor (American, 1892–1942)
Gardner, Massachusetts
Silver and gold; 9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (24.8 x 21 cm)
Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Page and Otto Marx, Jr. Foundation and Cranshaw Corporation Gifts, 2011 (2011.347,.348)

American Decorative Arts

Covered Bowl with Virginia Creeper, 1904–9
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902–32)
American; New York City
Porcelaneous earthenware; 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Gift of Martin Eidelberg, 2011 (2011.522.2a,b)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century
Ivory Coast, Baule people
Wood; 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Purchase, Joan Taub Ades Gift, 2010 (2010.349)

Greek and Roman Art

Young Dionysos, 2nd century A.D., adaptation of a late 4th-century B.C. Greek statue type
Roman Imperial
Marble; 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Gift of Edward Klagsbrun and Joan Saslow, in memory of Dr. Henny Durst, 2011 (2011.517)

Greek and Roman Art

Mirror with a Support in the Form of a Draped Woman, mid-5th century B.C.
Greek, Classical
Bronze; 12 5/8 in. (32 cm)
Gift of the family of Thomas A. Spears, in his memory, 2011 (2011.582)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Figure Pendant, 1st–5th century
Costa Rica, Guanacaste-Nicoya
Jadeite; 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Purchase, Stephanie H. Berheim and Jan and Marica Vilcek Gifts, 2011 (2011.364)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Two Drums, 300–200 B.C.
Peru (Paracas)
Ceramic, polychrome; 8 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (22.2 x 24.9 cm)
Purchase, Frederick M. Lehman Bequest, 2010 (2010.172.1,.2)

Greek and Roman Art

Gold Box Ring Surmounted by a Scarab, ca. 330–310 B.C.
Greek, Classical
Gold; 1 1/4 in (3.2 cm)
Purchase, Schultz Foundation Gift, 2010 (2010.226)

Greek and Roman Art

Amphora (Jar) with Lid, 3rd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Etruscan, black-figure, Pontic ware
Terracotta; h. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm)
The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 2012 (2012.26a,b)

Egyptian Art

Bark Sphinx (Sib), Dynasty 26, ca. 664–525 B.C.
Egyptian
Leaded bronze; 8 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in. (21.5 cm x 16 cm)
Purchase, Gift of Henry Walters, by exchange; Liana Weindling Gift, in memory of her mother, and Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2011 (2011.96)

Greek and Roman Art

Ring, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C.; Late Classical or Hellenistic
Etruscan
Gold; Diam. 1/14 in. (3.2 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1903 (03.24.34)

Greek and Roman Art

Thymiaterion (incense burner) with Marsyas, late 4th century B.C.; Classical
Etruscan
Bronze; H. 21 in. (53.3 cm)
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971 (1972.118.87)

Greek and Roman Art

Cinerary urn, 2nd century B.C.; Hellenistic
Etruscan
Terracotta; H. 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm)
Purchase, 1896 (96.9.223a,b)

Greek and Roman Art

Mirror, ca. 350 B.C.; Late Classical
Etruscan
Bronze; Diam. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.221.16)

Greek and Roman Art

Alabastron (perfume vase), ca. 600 B.C.; Archaic
Etruscan, Etrusco-Corinthian
Terracotta; H. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1926 (26.60.94)

Greek and Roman Art

Cinerary urn with lid, ca. 500 B.C.; Archaic
Etruscan, Campanian
Bronze; H. 19 1/16 in. (48.5 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1940 (40.11.3a,b)

Greek and Roman Art

Front of a limestone block from the stepped base of a funerary monument, mid-6th century B.C.; Archaic
Signed by Phaidimos
Greek, Attic
Limestone; H. 21 in. (31.8 x 85.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.6)

Greek and Roman Art

Vase in the shape of a cockerel, second half of 7th century B.C.
Etruscan
Terracotta; H. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1924 (24.97.21ab)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Portraits of an Elderly Woman and an Elderly Man, 1775–80
Roentgen Manufactory
Partially stained marquetry in maple, hornbeam, beech, boxwood, and other woods, frame in mahogany, picture backing in cherry; gilt bronze, brass, and iron; Diam. without frame 5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm), Diam. with frame 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm)
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (1904,54 [woman], 1904,55 [man]) (L.2013.15.3a–b)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Harlequin table, ca. 1760–65
Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793)
Oak, pine, walnut, rosewood, and mahogany, veneered with rosewood, tulipwood (stained), pearwood (stained); ivory, mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze, brass, and iron; 31 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (80 x 108 x 52 cm)
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (W-1979,93) (L.2013.15.2)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Berlin secretary cabinet, 1778–79, 1786
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, cherry, and cedar, veneered with curly maple, burl maple and mahogany (both stained), and with marquetry in maple (partially stained), hornbeam, apple, walnut, mulberry, tulipwood, and rosewood; ivory, mother-of-pearl, gilt bronze, brass, steel, iron, and silk; 141 3/8 x 59 7/8 x 34 5/8 in. (359 x 152 x 88 cm)
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (O-1962,24) (L.2013.15.1)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Architect's table, ca. 1780–95
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, mahogany, walnut, pine, and cherry, veneered with mahogany; gilt bronze, brass, iron, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather; 31 7/8 x 44 1/8 x 27 1/2 in. (81 x 112 x 70 cm)
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (Inv. no. 1952-160-1) (L.2009.19)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Sofa, ca. 1762–64
Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793)
Walnut, beech, oak, veneered with walnut and birch (partially stained and painted with colored washes); green silk (replacement); 43 1/4 x 87 3/8 x 29 1/8 in. (110 x 222 x 74 cm)
Private Collection (L.2007.20)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Oval table, ca. 1774–80
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, walnut, pine, cherry, cedar, and maple, veneered with maple, hornbeam, holly (all partially stained), cherry, mahogany, tulipwood, and other woods; gilt bronze, iron, brass, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather; 29 1/2 x 29 x 20 1/2 in. (74.9 x 73.7 x 52.1 cm)
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958 (58.75.39)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Rolltop desk, ca. 1780
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, pine, walnut, cherry, tulipwood, and mahogany (later drawers), veneered with maple, hornbeam (both partially stained), tulipwood, burl wood (stained), mahogany, holly, walnut, and other woods; gilt bronze, brass, steel, and iron; marble; partially tooled and gilded leather; 44 7/8 x 45 3/4 x 26 1/2 in. (114 x 116.2 x 67.3 cm)
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958 (58.75.55)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Rolltop desk, ca. 1776–79
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, and partially gold-lacquered brass; 53 1/2 x 43 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. (135.9 x 110.5 x 67.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1941 (41.82)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Longcase clock, ca. 1774–75
David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807)
Oak, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), and other woods; mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze and brass; 122 1/2 x 27 x 16 in. (311.2 x 68.6 x 40.6 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Edgar Worch, in memory of her husband, 1975 (1975.101)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Tea chest, ca. 1750–55
Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793)
Oak, cedar, veneered with rosewood; brass, iron, and steel; (without handle) 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (16.5 x 24.1 x 14.6 cm)
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1999 (1999.147)

American Decorative Arts

Fireplace surround, 1878
Decorator: Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)
Glazed earthenware, overglaze enamel decoration; Overall 36 x 49 ¼ in. (91.4 x 125.1 cm)
Bequest of Arthur G. Altschul, 2002 (2003.140)

American Decorative Arts

Vase, ca. 1905
Adelaide Alsop Robineau (American, 1865–1929)
Porcelain; H. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm)
Gift of Lois Kelley Stout, 2004 (2004.464)

American Decorative Arts

Vase, 1880
Decorator: M. Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939)
Painted and glazed earthenware; H. 39 3/4 in. (101 cm), Diam. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)
Anonymous Loan (L.1987.11)

American Decorative Arts

Bowl, 1917
Adelaide Alsop Robineau (American, 1865–1929)
Porcelain; H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm), Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923 (23.145)

American Decorative Arts

Bowl, ca. 1897
Manufacturer: Ceramic Art Company (Trenton, New Jersey, 1889–96)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration; H. 3 in. (7.6 cm), Diam. 7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1987 (1987.26)

American Decorative Arts

Plate, 1908
Decorator: Marie B. Bohmann (American, dates unknown); Manufacturer: R. Delinieres and Company (1879–present)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration; Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1987 (1987.227)

American Decorative Arts

Plate, 1886
Decorator: Lizzie M. Fairchild (American, dates unknown)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration; Diam. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
The Florence I. Balasny-Barnes Collection, Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes, 1991 (1991.370.4)

American Decorative Arts

Vase, 1888
Decorator: Celia Thaxter (American, 1835–1894); Manufacturer: Boston China Decorating Works (1860–ca. 1925)
Glazed and painted earthenware; H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Purchase, Barrie A. and Deedee Wigmore Foundation Gift, 1997 (1997.337)

American Decorative Arts

Plaque, ca. 1878–85
Decorator: Rosina Emmet (American, 1854–1948); Manufacturer: Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (1759–present)
Earthenware; Diam. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm)
Purchase, Sansbury-Mills Fund, 1991 (1991.25)

American Decorative Arts

Plaque, 1880
Decorator: Cecilia Beaux (American, 1855–1942)
Porcelain; Diam. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 2002 (2002.214)

American Decorative Arts

Vase, 1879
John Bennett (American, born England, 1840–1907)
Painted and glazed earthenware; H. 12 in. (30.5 cm), Diam. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1985 (1985.168)

American Decorative Arts

Aladdin Vase, 1880–83
Decorator: Maria Longworth Nichols (American, 1849–1932); Manufacturer: Rookwood Pottery (1880–1967)
Earthenware; H. 30 in. (76.2 cm), Diam. 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm)
Gift of Marcia and William Goodman, 1981 (1981.443)

American Decorative Arts

Soup bowl, ca. 1885–90
Decorator: M. Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding; H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm), Diam. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Purchase, Friends of the American Wing Fund and Anonymous Gift, 1986 (1986.307.3)

American Decorative Arts

Pitcher, 1868–86
Manufacturer: Greenwood Pottery Company (Trenton, New Jersey, 1861–1933)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding; H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm), Diam. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1989 (1989.219)

American Decorative Arts

Pitcher, ca. 1865
Decorator: Boston China Decorating Works (1860–ca. 1925)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding; H. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm), Diam. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Purchase, Alan E. Salz Gift, 1986 (1986.110)

American Decorative Arts

Pitcher, ca. 1853–60
Decorator: Haughwout & Daily (New York, 1852–54)
Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding; 9 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 6 3/16 in. (24.4. x 23.5 x 15.7 cm)
Friends of the American Wing, 1996 (1996.560)

Drawings and Prints

Subjects after Antique Cameos and Gems, 16th century
Italian
Engraving, 1st state
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1941 (41.72[2.169])

Greek and Roman Art

Intaglio with Eros carrying the weapons of Herakles, 1st century B.C.
Roman
Almandine garnet; 1/2 x 1/4 x 5/8 in. (1.3 x 0.6 x 1.6 cm)
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6. 31)

Greek and Roman Art

Intaglio with Winged Nike in a chariot drawn by two serpents, 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Roman, Late Republican or Imperial
Carnelian; 1/2 x 3/8 x 1/8 in. (1.3 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm)
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.102)

Greek and Roman Art

Intaglio with Dionysos holding the thyrsos and a cup, late 4th–3rd century B.C.
Greek, Hellenistic
Banded agate; 1/2 x 1/8 x 7/8 in. (1.3 x 0.4 x 2.3 cm)
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.9)

Greek and Roman Art

Intaglio with Bonus Eventus (Success), 1st center B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Roman
Plasma; 3/8 x 1/8 x 1/2 in. (0.9 x 0.4 x 1.3 cm)
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.100)

Greek and Roman Art

Intaglio with Hermes pulling up a figure emerging from the ground, 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Italic, Hellenistic
Banded agate; 5/16 x 1/16 x 1/2 in. (0.8 x 0.2 x 1.3 cm)
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.28)

Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Textile with Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, late 14th century
Tuscany, Italy
Colored silks, metal thread; 35 x 29 in. (88.9 x 73.7 cm)
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964 (64.101.1384)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Spring Blossoms, Montclair, New Jersey, ca. 1891
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil and crayon or charcoal on canvas; 29 x 45 1/4 in. (73.7 x 114.9 cm)
Gift of George A. Hearn, in memory of Arthur Hoppock Hearn, 1911 (11.116.4)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Sunrise, 1887
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 30 x 45 1/4 in. (76.2 x 114.9 cm)
Anonymous Gift, in memory of Emil Thiele, 1954 (54.156)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Autumn Oaks, ca. 1878
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 20 3/8 x 30 1/8 in. (54.3 x 76.5 cm)
Gift of George I. Seney, 1887 (87.8.8)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Pine Grove of the Barberini Villa, 1876
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 78 3/4 x 118 1/2 in. (200 x 301 cm)
Gift of Lyman G. Bloomingdale, 1898 (98.16)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Evening at Medfield, Massachusetts, 1875
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 38 x 63 1/8 in. (96.5 x 160.3 cm)
Gift of George A. Hearn, 1910 (10.64.6)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Across the Campagna, 1872
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on off-white wove paper; 6 13/16 x 10 5/16 in. (17.3 x 26.2 cm)
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966 (67.55.145)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Autumn Meadows, 1869
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 30 x 45 1/2 in. (76.2 x 115.6 cm)
Gift of Walter Knight Sturges, 1974 (1974.75)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Peace and Plenty, 1865
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 77 5/8 x 112 3/8 in. (197.2 x 285.4 cm)
Gift of George A. Hearn, 1894 (94.27)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Delaware Water Gap, 1861
George Inness (American, 1825–1894)
Oil on canvas; 36 x 50 1/4 in. (91.4 x 127.6 cm)
Morris K. Jesup Fund, 1932 (32.151)

Drawings and Prints

Ornament Print with Schweifwerk and Two (Allegorical?) Figures, ca. 1615–20
Esaias von Hulsen (Dutch, ca. 1570–before 1626)
Blackwork and engraving; sheet 5 1/2 x 7 5/16 in. (14 x 18.6 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2012 (2012.55)

Drawings and Prints

Vertical Panel with a Man and Woman, ca. 1631
Hans Janssen (Dutch, 1605–after 1631)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 3 5/16 x 1 7/16 in. (8.4 x 3.7 cm) (cropped on plate marks)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1947 (47.108.11[2])

Drawings and Prints

Small Motifs of Insects and Plants, 1596
Georg Herman (German, 1579–after 1625)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in. (6.8 x 4.6 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942 (42.86.4[8])

Drawings and Prints

Design for a Pendant with an IHS Monogram, 1609
Master P.R.K. (Netherlandish, ca. 1609–1617)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 5 1/4 x 3 11/16 in. (13.3 x 9.3 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942 (42.86.3[3])

Drawings and Prints

Cross-Shaped Pendant and Four Other Motifs, 1622
Giovanni Battista Costantini (Italian, active 1615–28)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 3 3/8 x 4 9/16 in. (8.6 x 11.6 cm) (height is slightly cropped)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (23.101.8)

Drawings and Prints

Pendant Shaped Like a Beetle with a Couple and a Young Man Playing an Instrument, 1619
Jean I Toutin (French, 1578–1644)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 4 3/16 x 3 1/16 in. (10.7 x 7.8 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1923 (23.84.15)

Drawings and Prints

Oval case decorated in Schweifwerk, ca. 1614–19
Jacques Hurtu (French, active 1584–1635)
Blackwork and engraving; sheet 3 15/16 x 2 13/16 in. (10 x 7.2 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1939 (39.95.5)

Drawings and Prints

Oval Print with Birds, Insects, and Fruits, ca. 1620
Claes Jansz. Visscher (Dutch, 1586–1652), copy after Hertzog von Brin (German, late 16th–early 17th century)
Blackwork; plate 2 x 1 9/16 in. (5.1 x 4 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956 (56.500.114)

Drawings and Prints

Lunar-Shaped Ring Bezel and Grotesque Figures, ca. 1620–30
Noël Rouillard (French, 1589–1646)
Blackwork and engraving; plate 2 9/16 x 2 3/4 in. (6.5 x 7 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942 (42.40.1[1])

Drawings and Prints

Square Design in Silhouette Style with Schweifwerk and Grotesque Figures, 1617
Esaias von Hulsen (Dutch, ca. 1570–before 1626)
Made in Stuttgart, Germany
Blackwork; plate: 4 7/16 x 4 3/8 in. (11.2 x 11.1 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933 (32.123.11)

Drawings and Prints

Mercury in a Decorative Frame with Grotesques, ca. 1600–1630
After Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, ca. 1560–1618)
Blackwork and engraving; sheet 5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in. (13.5 x 9.1 cm)
The Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924 (23.101.4)

Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Eagle Attacking a Fish (one of five medallions from a coffret), ca. 1110–30
Conques, France
Gilt copper and champlevé enamel; 3 9/16 x 9/16 in. (9 x 1.5 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.689)

Asian Art

Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Genji, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), late 14th century
Japan
Handscroll; ink and color on paper; Image: 12 3/16 in. x 14 ft. 8 in. (31 x 447 cm)
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975 (1975.268.33)

Asian Art

The Illustrated Legends of the Jin'ôji temple, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), 14th century
Japan
Fragment of a handscroll; ink and color on paper; 13 1/2 x 114 1/2 in. (34.3 x 290.8 cm)
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975 (1975.268.36)

Islamic Art

Loom width with serrated leaf design, ca. 1600–1625
Turkey, Bursa
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); H. 63 1/2 in. (161.3 cm), W. 26 13/16 in. (68.1 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952 (52.20.17)

Islamic Art

Fragmentary cenotaph cover with Qur'anic calligraphy, 17th–18th century
Turkey
Silk; lampas; H. 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm), W. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm)
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931 (32.100.460)

Islamic Art

Velvet cushion cover (yastik), ca. 1600
Turkey, Bursa
Silk, cotton, metal-wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet (çatma), brocaded; a: H. 50 in. (127 cm), W. 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm), b: H. 50 1/2 in. (128.3 cm), W. 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917 (17.120.123)

Islamic Art

Textile fragment, early 16th century
Turkey, probably Istanbul
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser); H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm), W. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1915 (15.125.7)

Islamic Art

Loom width with floral and tiger-stripe design, 16th century
Turkey, Bursa
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); L. 79 5/8 in. (202.2 cm), W. 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1944 (44.41.3)

Islamic Art

Fragmentary loom width with ogival pattern, ca. 1570–80
Turkey, probably Istanbul
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); L. 75 in. (190.5 cm), W. 26 in. (66 cm)
Anonymous Gift, 1949 (49.32.79)

Islamic Art

Textile fragment, 16th century
Turkey, Bursa
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); L. 44 in. (111.8 cm), W. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952 (52.20.19)

Islamic Art

Chasuable, 17th century
Turkey
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); H. 46 in. (116.8 cm), W. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906 (06.1210)

Islamic Art

Kaftan, second half of 17th–early 18th century
Turkey
Silk, metal-wrapped threat; taquet&eactue; (seraser); back piece: H. 54 in. (137.2 cm), W. 27 3/16 in. (69 cm), front piece: H. 56 1/4 in. (142.9 cm), W. 26 in. (66 cm)
Purchase, Sakip Sabanci Gift and Rogers Fund, 2003 (2003.416a-e)

Islamic Art

Fragmentary silk velvet with repeating tiger-stripe and cintamani design, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), second half of 15th century
Turkey, Bursa
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet (çatma), brocaded; H. 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm), W. 28 in. (71.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1908 (08.109.23)

American Decorative Arts

Girandole, 1817
New York City and Albany, New York
Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine; H. 54 in. (137.2 cm), Diam. 28 in. (71.1 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Frederick Moseley, Jr., 1974 (1974.363.1)

American Decorative Arts

Quilt with eagle pattern, 1837–50
American, New England
Cotton; 103 x 97 in. (261.6 x 246.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jacob Kaplan, 1974 (1974.32)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Eagle, 1809–11
William Rush (American, 1756–1833)
Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted; 36 x 68 x 61 in. (91.4 x 172.7 x 154.9 cm)
Purchase, Sansbury-Mills Fund, and Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet, Annette de la Renta, and Vira Hladun-Goldmann Gifts, 2002 (2002.21.1)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Figure of an eagle, 1800–1830
Philadelphia
Pine; 69 x 91 1/4 x 14 in. (175.3 x 231.8 x 35.6 cm), 185 lb. (83.9 kg)
Purchase, Bequest of Ella Morris de Peyster, by exchange, 1959 (59.89)

American Decorative Arts

Liberty, 1800
China; made for the American market
Verre églomisé; 20 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (52.7 x 39.4 cm)
Gift of the Members of the Committee of the Bertha King Benkard Memorial Fund, 1946 (46.67.85)

The Libraries

Le Description de l'Egypte, ou, recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expedition de l'armée française, ca. 1809–29
Paris
Illustrated books; 9 vols. in 24, 16 1/2 x 43 3/4 in. (42 x 111 cm)
Presented by John Taylor Johnston (531D451Q)

American Decorative Arts

Pitcher, ca. 1872
Retailed by Ball, Black & Co. (American, 1851–74)
Silver; 11 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (28.6 x 15.6 x 21.9 cm)
Purchase, William Cullen Bryant Fellows Gifts, (2005.10)

American Decorative Arts

Mantel garniture, ca. 1885
French maker, marketed by Tiffany & Co. (1837–present)
Marble, bronze; 18 1/8 x 20 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. (46 x 51.1 x 19.7 cm)
Purchase, The Edgar J. Kaufmann Foundation Gift, (68.97.4–.6)

American Decorative Arts

Armchair and matching side chair, ca. 1870–75
Attributed to Pottier & Stymus Manufacturing Company (American, active ca. 1859–1910)
Rosewood, prickly juniper veneer; 37 x 27 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (94 x 69.9 x 69.9 cm), 28 1/8 x 25 x 21 3/4 in. (71.4 x 63.5 x 55.2 cm)
Funds from various donors (1970.35.1–2)

American Decorative Arts

Box, ca. 1910–20
Marie Zimmermann (American, 1879–1972)
Wood, silver alloy, brass, ivory, amethyst, and semi-precious quartz; 10 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (26 x 31.8 x 21.9 cm)
Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 2005 (2005.464)

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