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Works of Art (36)

Andromache and Astyanax, 1814–24, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French), completed by Charles Boulanger de Boisfrémont (French), Oil on canvas (25.100.14)
Andromache and Astyanax, ca. 1798, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French), Pen and gray ink with brush and brown wash over traces of black chalk (1999.348)
Balzac Toward the Light, Midnight, 1908, Edward Steichen (American, born Luxembourg), Direct carbon print (33.43.38)
Balzac, The Silhouette—4 a.m., 1908, Edward Steichen (American, born Luxembourg), Gum bichromate print (33.43.36)
Bust of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778), after a model of 1778, After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French), Plaster, painted to imitate terracotta (08.89.2a)
Bust of Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet, 1694–1778), 18th century (1778), Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Marble (1972.61)
Bust of Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet, 1694–1778), after a model of 1778, After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French, Plaster, painted to imitate terracotta (08.89.1a)
Charles Baudelaire, ca. 1863, Étienne Carjat (French), Woodburytype (64.677.4)
The Dead Christ with Angels, 1864, Édouard Manet (French), Oil on canvas (29.100.51)
Eugène Pelletan, 1855–59, Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) (French), Salted paper print from glass negative (1991.1198)
Fables, 1802, Author: Jean de La Fontaine (French), Illustrator: Charles Percier (French), Publisher: Pierre Didot the Elder (French), Printed book with engraved headpiece illustrations (67.703)

Final Study of the Monument to Balzac, modeled 1897, this bronze cast 1972, Auguste Rodin (French), Bronze (1984.364.15)
The Fireside, ca. 1876–77, Edgar Degas (French), Monotype in black ink on white heavy laid paper (68.670)
Guillaume Budé, ca. 1536, Jean Clouet (French), Tempera and oil on wood (46.68)
Harmonies: Intérieurs de Ruhlmann Portfolio: Plate 12, 1924, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French); Jean Badovici (Romanian), Publisher: Éditions Albert Morancé (Paris), Collotype print (2003.608a–qq)
Head of Balzac, 1891, Auguste Rodin (French), Terracotta (12.11.1)
Iris, Messenger of the Gods, also known as Another Voice, Called Iris, modeled ca. 1895, this bronze cast 1965, Auguste Rodin (French), Bronze, on a black marble base (1984.364.7)
Julius Caesar, ca. 1541, Couly II Nouailher (French, Limoges), Enamel, painted and partly gilded, on copper (28.217.2)
La Berceuse (Woman Rocking a Cradle; Augustine-Alix Pellicot Roulin, 1851–1930), 1889, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1996.435)
Madame Georges Charpentier (née Marguérite-Louise Lemonnier, 1848–1904) and Her Children, Georgette-Berthe (1872–1945) and Paul-Émile-Charles (1875–1895), 1878, Auguste Renoir (French), Oil on canvas (07.122)
Mlle Bécat at the Café des Ambassadeurs, Paris, 1877–78, Edgar Degas (French), Lithograph on wove paper (only state) (19.29.3)
The Natchez, 1835, Eugène Delacroix (French), Oil on canvas (1989.328)
Oeuvres de Jean Racine, 1801, Author: Jean Racine (French), Illustrators: Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French); Jean-Guillaume Moitte (French); Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (French); Nicolas-Antoine Taunay (French); Antoine Denis Chaudet (French); Francois Gè (French), Engraver: Jean Baptiste Michel Duprèel (French), Printed book with engraved illustrations (58.635.1(1))

Oeuvres de Jean Racine, 1801, Author: Jean Racine (French), Illustrators: Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French); Jean-Guillaume Moitte (French): Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (French); Nicolas-Antoine Taunay (French); Antoine Denis Chaudet (French,); Francois Gèrard, called Baron Gèrard (French), Engraver: Jean Baptiste Michel Duprèel (French), Publisher: Pierre Didot the Elder (French), Printed Book with engraved illustrations (58.635.1(2))

Oleanders, 1888, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch), Oil on canvas (62.24)
Opera, 1799, Author: Horace, (Roman), Illustrator: Charles Percier (French), Publisher: Pierre Didot the Elder (French), Printed book with engraved headpiece illustrations (32.28)

Orpheus and Eurydice, probably modeled before 1887, executed 1893, Auguste Rodin (French), Marble (10.63.2)
Ovid among the Scythians, 1862, Eugène Delacroix (French), Oil on paper laid down on wood (2008.101)
Pierrot Laughing, 1855, Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) (French); Adrien Tournachon (French), Coated salted paper print from glass negative (1998.57)
Portrait bust of Denis Diderot (1713–1784), 18th century (signed and dated 1773), Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Marble (1974.291)
Saint-Maclou, Rouen, 1852–54, Edmond Bacot (French), Salted paper print from glass negative (1995.96.10)
Seated Voltaire (after the original model of 1778), 18th century (?), Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Plaster, tinted to imitate terracotta (52.211)
The Storm, 1880, Pierre-Auguste Cot (French), Oil on canvas (87.15.134)
The Unknown Masterpiece, 1982, Anselm Kiefer (German), Watercolor, gouache, graphite pencil, cut-and-pasted printed papers on paper (2000.96.8)
Victor Hugo, Three-Quarter View, 1885, Auguste Rodin (French), Drypoint, second of eight described states (16.37.2)
Woman in a Riding Habit (L'Amazone), 1856, Gustave Courbet (French), Oil on canvas (29.100.59)