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Figure, Secular, Musician

Works of Art (40)

Amphora, ca. 490 B.C.; Classical; red-figure, Attributed to the Berlin Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (56.171.38)
Architectural Ensemble from a Jain Meeting Hall, last quarter of 16th century, India, Gujarat, Patan, Teak with traces of color (16.133,1,2)
Arretine cup signed by Tigranes, ca. 25 B.C.–10 A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Terracotta (10.210.37)
Bell krater, ca. 460 B.C.; Classical; red-figure, Attributed to the Danae Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (23.160.80)
Bell-krater, ca. 440 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Painter of London E 497, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (24.97.30)
Birth of the Buddha, Muromachi period, ca. 1400, Unidentified artist, Japan, Section of a wall panel; ink, color, and gold on silk (1993.478.1)
Brahma (Beomcheon), Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), Unidentified artist (late 16th century), Korea, Hanging scroll, ink and color on hemp (21.57)
Circus Sideshow, 1887–88, Georges Seurat (French), Oil on canvas (61.101.17)
Document box with a scene from the "Butterflies" chapter of The Tale of Genji, Meiji period (1868–1912), early 20th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji and gold ground (1981.243.1a–f)
Figures with Xylophone, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal (1979.206.131)
Grand piano, ca. 1840, Érard & Co., London, Wood, various materials (59.76)
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, ca. 1324–28, Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris), Made in Paris, Grisaille and tempera on vellum (54.1.2)

Julius Caesar and Attendants (from the Nine Heroes Tapestries), ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp and wefts (47.101.3)
Kylix, ca. 480 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Dokimasia Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (06.1021.188)
Lady Su Hui and Her Verse Puzzle, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Handscroll; ink and color on silk (33.167)
Lekythos, ca. 480 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Brygos Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (24.97.28)
Lekythos, ca. 550 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Amasis Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (56.11.1)
London Music Hall, 1918, Everett Shinn (American), Oil on canvas (21.39)
Mandala of Chandra (God of the Moon), late 14th–early 15th century, Nepal, Distemper on cloth (1981.465)
Medallion with Portrait of Gennadios, 250–300, Roman, probably Alexandria, Gold glass; Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) (26.258)
Memorial Head, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Akan, Anyi subgroup, Terracotta (1978.412.394)
Merengue en Boca Chica, 1983, Rafael Ferrer (American, born Puerto Rico), Oil on canvas (1984.2)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
A Musician and His Daughter, 1629, Thomas de Keyser (Dutch), Oil on wood (64.65.4)
The Musician, 1662, Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch), Oil on canvas (73.2)
The Musicians, ca. 1595, Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Lombard), Oil on canvas (52.81)
Nicolo Paganini, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French), Counterproof strengthened with graphite and white chalk on paper (43.85.10)
Orpheus and Eurydice, ca. 1505–6, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), Engraving (56.581.12)
Panel with musical party in a garden, 1647, English, Canvas worked with silk thread; tent stitch (64.101.1314)
Panpiper Vessel, 14th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Silver, malachite (1978.412.219)
Plate with Trumpeter, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Ceramic (1989.110)
Portion of a Pilaster Capital with an Acrobat, ca. 1150–1170, French; From the Abbey of Saint-Martin-de-Savigny (now destroyed), near Lyon, Limestone (47.101.25)
Sampler, ca. 1792, Martha (Patty) Coggeshall (American), Probably Mrs. Anne Usher's School, Bristol, Rhode Island, Silk on linen (14.26)
Seated Female Musicians, Tang dynasty, late 7th century, China, Pottery (23.180.4–7)
Seated Musician, Tang dynasty (618–906), China, Marble (2006.156)
Seated woman playing a kithara: From Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, ca. 40–30 B.C.; Late Republican, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (03.14.5)
Standing male figurine holding a quadruped, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1613)

Standing warrior (?), ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1614)

Standing warrior with a shield, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1655)

Standing male figurine playing a double flute, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1691)

Standing male figurine, ca. 750–600 B.C., Cypriot, Terracotta (74.51.1692)
Statuette of a seated harp player, ca. 2800–2700 B.C.; late Early Cycladic I–Early Cycladic II, Cycladic, Marble (47.100.1)
Taima mandala, Kamakura period, 12th–14th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (57.156.6)

Thematic Essays (57)