Acquisition Highlights, 2014 2013  |  2014  |  2015

Saint Francis in Ecstasy, ca. 1650
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Gwynne Andrews Fund; and Gift in memory of Felix M. Warburg from his wife and children, Bequest and Gift of George Blumenthal, Bequests of Theodore M. Davis, Adele L. Lehman, in memory of Arthur Lehman, Helen Hay Whitney, Jean Fowles, in memory of her first husband, R. Langton Douglas, and Gifts of Coudert Brothers and Harry Payne Bingham Jr., by exchange, 2014 (2014.270)
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The Furniture Factory, 1925
Purchase, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, by exchange, 2014 (2014.142)
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Vessel with Dripping Black Ink Design (Sumi nagashi tsubo), 1964
Gift of Halsey and Alice North, 2014 (2014.217)
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Bowl, ca. 1974–75
Gift of Barbara S. Rosenthal, 2014 (2014.741.2)
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The Crucifixion, ca. 1625–30
Purchase, Charles and Jessie Price and Fern and George Wachter Gifts, 2014 (2014.228)
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Head of Christ, ca. 1506
Purchase, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund Gift, and Bequest of George D. Pratt, by exchange, 2014 (2014.149)
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Tenor valve trombone, ca. 1863
Purchase, Amati Gifts, 2014 (2014.488a–d)
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Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver, Serial No. 38549, ca. 1868
Gift of W. C. Foxley, 2014 (2014.699)
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Codex-Style Vase with Mythological Scene, ca. 7th or 8th century
Gift of Justin Kerr, in memory of Barbara Kerr, 2014 (2014.632.1)
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Chrysanthemums in the Garden at Petit-Gennevilliers, 1893
Gift of the Honorable John C. Whitehead, 2014 (2014.736)
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Still Life with Checked Tablecloth, Paris, spring 1915
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, Purchase, Leonard A. Lauder Gift, 2014 (2014.463)
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An Inhabited Ruin on the Bank of a River, ca. 1630–40
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and Annette de la Renta and several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts, 2014 (2014.590)
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Sword Guard, 14th–15th century
Gift of Steven Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 2014 (2014.533)
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The Execution of Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1770
Purchase, Friends of European Paintings Gifts, 2014 (2014.566)
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Henri Fantin-Latour (1836–1904), 1861
Purchase, Marisa I. Alonso Bequest and Elizabeth and Thomas Easton Gift, in memory of their mother, Joan K. Easton, 2014 (2014.608)
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Sketch for View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm (The Oxbow), 1836
Purchase, Gift of Mrs. Delancey Thorn Grant, in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn, by exchange and Friends of the American Wing Fund, 2014 (2014.59)
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Exodus Painting, five elements from a painted hanging depicting the Crossing of the Red Sea, A.D. mid-2nd–mid-4th century
Purchase, Rogers and Harris Brisbane Dick Funds; Caroline Howard Hyman Gift; Hagop Kevorkian Fund Gift, in memory of Hagop Kevorkian; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ruddock, Tianaderrah Foundation, John C. Weber, Diane Carol Brandt, several members of The Chairman's Council, and Elizabeth A.R. and Ralph S. Brown Jr. Gifts; Austin B. Chinn Gift, in honor of Diane Carol Brandt; Christopher C. Grisanti and Suzanne P. Fawbush and Reynolds Rencourt Foundation Gifts, 2014 (2014.629a–e)
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Parade ewer and basin, ca. 1689–92
Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Acquisitions Fund, in honor of Anna-Maria Kellen, 2014 (2014.265a, b)
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Ecce Homo, ca. 1674–85
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Mary Trumbell Adams Fund, and Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, 2014 (2014.275.1)
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Hook-Mask (Garra or Gra), 19th century or earlier
Gift of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer, 2014 (2014.752)
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Shock Dog (nickname for a dog of the Maltese breed), probably 1782
Purchase, Barbara Walters Gift, in honor of Cha Cha, 2014 (2014.568)
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Hornet's Nest, 2013
Hazen Polsky Foundation Fund, 2014 (2014.685)
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Buddha, 3rd century
Purchase, Denise and Andrew Saul Gift, in honor of Maxwell K. Hearn, 2014 (2014.188)
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Ceremonial Axe, ca. 1900
Anonymous Gift, 2014 (2014.523.4)
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Variegati, no. 4568, ca. 1942
Gift of Marie-Rose Kahane and David Landau, 2014 (2014.208.29)
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Powder Flask, ca. 1570
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.191)
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Allegorical Tapestry with Sages of the Past, ca. 1480–1500
The Cloisters Collection, 2014 (2014.66a, b)
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"Lady Bloom", 2013
Alfred Z. Soloman-Janet A. Sloane Endowment Fund, 2014 (2014.63a, b)
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Head of a Central Asian Figure, 12th–13th century
Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2014 (2014.529)
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Specimen historiae plantarum, 1611
Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014 (2014.98(1–25))
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Mamluk Philae Dish, ca. 1345–1360
Purchase, James and Diane Burke Gift, in honor of Dr. Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, 2014 (2014.589)
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Table Lamp, 1927
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, 2014 (2014.744)
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Dress, fall/winter 2012–13
Gift of COMME des GARÇONS CO., LTD., 2014 (2014.134)
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Mater Dolorosa, ca. 1674–85
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Mary Trumbell Adams Fund, and Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, 2014 (2014.275.2)
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Armor for the Torso and Hips, 12th–13th century
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.592)
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Portrait of Dick Bagley, 1946
Gift of Nina Baroness von Maltzahn, Betsy and Ed Cohen/Arete, A. Michael and Mercedes Hoffman, Michael and Beth Klein, Marjorie and Jeffrey A. Rosen, Familienstiftung Schultz-von Schacky (Berlin), Marlene and Dirk Ippen, Gahl Hodges Burt and Martin Indyk, Vedder family, Achim Moeller-Moeller Fine Art, 2014 (2014.456)
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Seated Male Figure, 2nd–4th century
Gift of Albert J. Grant and Monique Grant Joint Revocable Trust, 2014 (2014.244.1)
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Portrait of a Woman, ca.1793–1800
Purchase, Harry G. Sperling Fund, Jean A. Bonna Gift, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, and Charles and Jessie Price Gift, 2014 (2014.271.2)
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Lakshmi, Goddess of Prosperity , 7th century
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, Robert and Bobbie Falk Philanthropic Fund Gift, Seymour Fund, Josephine Lois Berger-Nadler Endowment Fund, Elizabeth M. Riley Bequest, in memory of Jean Mailey, funds from various donors; and David E. Stutzman and John D. Lamb, Shelby White, and Jeff Soref Gifts, 2014 (2014.60)
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Funerary Urn with Deity, ca. 6th century
Gift of Justin Kerr, in memory of Barbara Kerr, 2014 (2014.632.2)
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Throne of Njouteu: Royal Couple, Late 19th–early 20th century
Purchase, Rogers Fund, Andrea Bollt Bequest, in memory of Robert Bollt Sr. and Robert Bollt Jr., and Laura and James J. Ross and Anonymous Gifts, 2014 (2014.256)
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Hanging depicting a European conflict in South India, before 1763
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Louis V. Bell Fund; Larry and Ann Burns and Brett and Sara Burns Gifts, in honor of Austin B. Chinn; and Austin B. Chinn and Joseph Conforti and Douglas Jakubowski Gifts, 2014 (2014.88)
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Porphyry vessel with bearded masks, ca. late 1st century B.C.‒early 2nd century A.D.
Purchase, Acquisitions Fund, The Jaharis Family Foundation Inc. Gift, Philippe de Montebello Fund, Philodoroi and Renée E. and Robert A. Belfer Gifts, The Bothmer Purchase Fund, and Mr. and Mrs. John A. Moran, Nicholas S. Zoullas, Patricia and Marietta Fried, Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen, Aso O. Tavitian, Leon Levy Foundation and Barbara and Donald Tober Gifts, 2014 (2014.215)
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Landscape, Paris, spring 1908
Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, Purchase, Leonard A. Lauder Gift, 2014 (2014.464)
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Ceremonial Robe (Agbada), mid-20th century
Gift of Duro Olowu, 2014 (2014.751.1)
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Kasten, Perlmutterhaut, ca. 1973–76
Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2014 (2014.518)
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Ensemble, 2013
Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, in memory of Jo Copeland, 2014 (2014.5a, b)
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Armchair, 1805–15
Purchase, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, by exchange, 2014 (2014.55)
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Tankard, 1898
Purchase, Ambassador and Mrs. W. L. Lyons Brown Gift, 2014 (2014.70)
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Portrait of a Man, ca.1793–1800
Purchase, Harry G. Sperling Fund, Jean A. Bonna Gift, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, and Charles and Jessie Price Gift, 2014 (2014.271.1)
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Seated goddess Nephthys, inscribed for Mereskhonsu, ca. 715–650 BC
Purchase, Liana Weindling Gift, 2014 (2014.159)
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Dagger (Bichuwa), 17th century
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.190)
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Fête pour la Paix Générale donnée à Paris le 18 Brumaire. Pont du Carrousel., 1801–2
Purchase, Susan Schulman Printseller Gift, in honor of Catherine Jenkins, and Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2014 (2014.146.1)
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The Lamentation, ca. 1514–16
Gift of Patrick Matthiesen and The Matthiesen Gallery, in honor of Keith Christiansen, 2014 (2014.448)
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Portrait of a Woman, ca. 1670s
Gift of Álvaro Saieh Bendeck, Jean-Luc Baroni, and Fabrizio Moretti, in honor of Keith Christiansen, 2014 (2014.277)
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A Knight of the Order of the Garter, 1663–71
Purchase, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Acquisitions Endowment Fund and Charles and Jessie Price and PECO Foundation Gifts, 2014 (2014.43)
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Blow Up (Michelli), 2006
Purchase, Stephen and Nan Swid Gift and The Cynthia Hazen Polsky Fund, 2014 (2014.297a–w)
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Bath Towel with Floral Decoration, 19th century
Gift of Georgia Fraleigh Costa, in memory of William and Danica Fraleigh, 2014 (2014.637.3)
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Fête pour la Paix Générale donnée à Paris le 18 Brumaire. Pont et Place de la Concorde., 1801–2
Purchase, Susan Schulman Printseller Gift, in honor of Catherine Jenkins, and Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2014 (2014.146.2)
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Still life with bronze vessels and flowering plants , 1894
Gift of Mrs. Anita H. Berger, in memory of Ambassador Samuel D. Berger, 2014 (2014.247)
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Study of a Young Woman in Three-quarter Bust-Length, ca. 1540–42
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. David M. Tobey Gift, in honor of Carmen C. Bambach, 2014 (2014.528)
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Endless Prayers XXVIII, 2009
Purchase, 2012 NoRuz at The Met Benefit, 2014 (2014.62)
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Prayer Book, dated A.H.1180/A.D.1766
Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2014 (2014.44)
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Everhard Jabach (1618–1695) and His Family, ca. 1660
Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Keith Christiansen, 2014 (2014.250)
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Study of a Bearded and Turbaned Man Carrying a Chest, ca. 1625–30
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest and David T. Schiff and several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts, 2014 (2014.591)
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