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Works of Art (32)

Bakers and Brewers from Meketre's model bakery, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.12)
Block with place-name glyphs, late 16th century (?), Mexico, Stone, traces of plaster (00.5.116)
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, ca. 1775–78, and later, French (Paris); Made in Paris, France, Oak and plaster, painted and gilded; bronze-gilt, mirror glass, oak flooring, etc.; (1972.276.1)wo
Bust of a Young Girl, identified as Anne Audéoud of Geneva (1776–1840), 18th century (ca. 1779–81), After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Plaster (42.23.2)
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), after a model of 1778, After a model by Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French, Plaster, painted to imitate terracotta (08.89.1a)
Cherub (?), 17th century (?), Mexico, Andesite, remains of plaster (00.5.77)
Cone mosaic, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Excavated at the "Columned Hall," Uruk, Mesopotamia, Clay, mud plaster (L.1995.48.2)
The Croome Court tapestry room, Worcestershire, 1758–67, Designed by Robert Adam (English), Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel, and tapestry (58.75.1–22)
Davida Johnson Clark, 1886, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Plaster, shellac (2003.303)
Dining room from Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire, 1742–48, Designed by John Sanderson (English), Wood, plaster, and marble (32.53.1)
Dining room from Lansdowne House, London, 18th century, Robert Adam (English), Wood, plaster, and stone (32.12)
Flight of the Dolphin, 2010, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaiain (Iran, born 1924), Mirror mosaic, reverse-glass painting, glue and plaster on wood (2010.395)
Fragment from the Eleusinian Relief, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan, Fragments of a Roman copy set in a plaster cast of the original Greek relief of ca. 350–325 B.C., Marble (14.130.9)
Fresco wall painting in a cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, ca. 40–30 B.C.; Late Republican, Roman, Plaster (03.14.13)
The Horses of Anahita or The Flight of Night, ca. 1848–50; this cast, by 1880, William Morris Hunt (American), Plaster, tinted (80.12)
Mihrab (prayer niche), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), A.H. 755 / A.D. 1354–55, Iran, Isfahan, Mosaic of polychrome-glazed cut tiles on stonepaste body set into mortar (39.20)
Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome, 1811, Joseph-Antoine Romagnési (French), Plaster, painted to resemble yellowish stone; green marbleized wood (frame only) (27.191.2)
Mummy Mask, Roman period, ca. 60–70, Egyptian; Probably from Meir, Painted plaster, cartonnage (linen and gesso), and plant fibers (19.2.6)
Parlor from the James Duncan Jr. House, Haverill, Massachusetts, ca. 1805, American, White pine and plaster (12.121)
Plaster model for Cupid and Psyche, 18th century (1794), Antonio Canova (Italian), Rome, Italy, Plaster (05.46)
Richard Watson Gilder, Helena de Kay Gilder, and Rodman de Kay Gilder, 1879; this cast, ca. 1883–84, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Plaster (2002.445)
Robert Fulton (1765–1815), ca. 1803, Jean Antoine Houdon (French), France (Paris), Painted plaster (1989.329)
Scribes from Meketre's model granary, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.11)
Seated Voltaire (after the original model of 1778), 1778, Jean Antoine Houdon (French), French (Paris), Plaster, tinted to imitate terracotta (52.211)
Self-Portrait Looking at The Last Supper, 1982–84, Marisol (Marisol Escobar) (American, born France), Painted and drawn wood, plywood, brownstone, plaster, aluminum(1986.430.1-129)
Statuette of Wah, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.210)
Two Hands, modeled and cast at an unknown date, Auguste Rodin (French), Plaster (12.12.18,.17)
Wall panel, first quarter of 17th century; Safavid, Probably from a garden pavilion in Isfahan, Iran Composite body, 28 square tiles, painted and glazed in cuerda seca technique over white slip, set on plaster (03.9a-c)
Woman Grinding Coffee, 1945, Jean Dubuffet (French), Plaster, oil, tar, and sand on canvas (1995.142)
Woman Wearing a Tunic, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian; Probably Eshmunein, Painted plaster (12.185.4)
Writing board with an architectural drawing, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (14.108)

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