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Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Circle of Lorenzo Monaco
(Piero di Giovanni) (Italian, Florence (?) ca. 1370–1425 Florence (?))
Date: ca. 1420
Medium: Metalpoint, touches of brush and brown wash, heightened with white (partially oxidized in the figure at the lower left), on reddish violet prepared paper. Some lines retraced in pen and brown ink at a later date.
Accession Number: 1975.1.335
Maternity
Benjamin West
(American, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 1738–1820 London)
Date: 1784
Medium: Red chalk on thin off-white laid paper, mounted on off-white laid paper
Accession Number: 2002.1
Allan Melville
John Rubens Smith
(American, London 1775–1849 New York)
Date: 1810
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on smooth surfaced off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 46.192.4
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.2
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Hugh Hall
John Singleton Copley
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)
Date: 1758
Medium: Pastel on off-white laid paper, mounted on canvas
Accession Number: 1996.279
Winter Scene in Moonlight
Henry Farrer
(American, London 1844–1903 New York)
Date: 1869
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on white wove paper
Accession Number: 1999.19
The Kaunitz Sisters (Leopoldine, Caroline, and Ferdinandine)
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
(French, Montauban 1780–1867 Paris)
Date: 1818
Medium: Graphite on laid paper
Accession Number: 1998.21
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Medium: Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Slide Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum
Max Weber
(American (born Russia), Bialystok 1881–1961 Great Neck, New York)
Date: 1916
Medium: Pastel on paper
Accession Number: 1975.321
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Lady Lilith
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(British, London 1828–1882 Birchington-on-Sea)
Date: 1867
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on paper
Accession Number: 08.162.1
Fishing Boats, Key West
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1903
Medium: Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 10.228.1
Reflection in the Mirror
Henri Matisse
(French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date: early 1923
Medium: Charcoal on paper
Accession Number: 1975.1.669
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru
Huang Tingjian
(Chinese, 1045–1105)
Date: ca. 1095
Medium: Handscroll; ink on paper
Accession Number: 1989.363.4
Samson and Delilah
Albrecht Altdorfer
(German, (?) ca. 1480–1538 Regensburg)
Date: 1506
Medium: Pen and black ink with white heightening on brown prepared paper
Accession Number: 06.1051.2
A Basket of Clams
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1873
Medium: Watercolor on wove paper
Accession Number: 1995.378
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd
Caspar David Friedrich
(German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1805–6
Medium: Sepia colored ink, sepia colored wash, white gouache and graphite on off-white wove paper
Accession Number: 2002.260
The Martyrdom of Saint Paul
Taddeo Zuccaro
(Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)
Date: ca. 1557–58
Medium: Pen and brown and gray ink, brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white, on buff paper.
Accession Number: 1975.1.553
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Youth Playing a Pipe for a Satyr
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
(Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua)
Date: 1609–64
Medium: Brush with colored oil paint; paper partly saturated with oil; lined
Accession Number: 62.126
Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Circle of Lorenzo Monaco
(Piero di Giovanni) (Italian, Florence (?) ca. 1370–1425 Florence (?))
Date: ca. 1420
Accession Number: 1975.1.335
Maternity
Benjamin West
(American, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 1738–1820 London)
Date: 1784
Accession Number: 2002.1
Allan Melville
John Rubens Smith
(American, London 1775–1849 New York)
Date: 1810
Accession Number: 46.192.4
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Hugh Hall
John Singleton Copley
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)
Date: 1758
Accession Number: 1996.279
Winter Scene in Moonlight
Henry Farrer
(American, London 1844–1903 New York)
Date: 1869
Accession Number: 1999.19
The Kaunitz Sisters (Leopoldine, Caroline, and Ferdinandine)
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
(French, Montauban 1780–1867 Paris)
Date: 1818
Accession Number: 1998.21
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Slide Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum
Max Weber
(American (born Russia), Bialystok 1881–1961 Great Neck, New York)
Date: 1916
Accession Number: 1975.321
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Lady Lilith
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(British, London 1828–1882 Birchington-on-Sea)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 08.162.1
Fishing Boats, Key West
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1903
Accession Number: 10.228.1
Reflection in the Mirror
Henri Matisse
(French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date: early 1923
Accession Number: 1975.1.669
Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru
Huang Tingjian
(Chinese, 1045–1105)
Date: ca. 1095
Accession Number: 1989.363.4
Samson and Delilah
Albrecht Altdorfer
(German, (?) ca. 1480–1538 Regensburg)
Date: 1506
Accession Number: 06.1051.2
A Basket of Clams
Winslow Homer
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Date: 1873
Accession Number: 1995.378
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd
Caspar David Friedrich
(German, Greifswald 1774–1840 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1805–6
Accession Number: 2002.260
The Martyrdom of Saint Paul
Taddeo Zuccaro
(Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)
Date: ca. 1557–58
Accession Number: 1975.1.553
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Youth Playing a Pipe for a Satyr
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
(Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua)
Date: 1609–64
Accession Number: 62.126

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