Allegory

  • Essays (95)
  • Works of Art (215)
  • Vasant Ragini, Page from a Ragamala Series (Garland of Musical Modes)
    1999.148
  • Evening
    20.125
  • View in the East Nave (The Greek Slave, by Power [sic]; from Recollections of the Great Exhibition)
    1976.664_19
  • Greek Slave
    1982.1010.5
  • America
    66.243
  • The Greek Slave
    1983.492
  • Death (from the series A Love)
    52.586.1_10
  • Shame (from the series A Love)
    52.586.1_9
  • Everhard Jabach (1618–1695) and His Family
    2014.250
  • Air
    64.93.4
  • Earth
    64.93.3
  • Fire
    64.93.2
  • Autumn in the Guise of Priapus (one of a pair)
    1990.53.2
  • Temperance
    1986.319.43
  • Female Poro Altar Figure (Ndeo)
    1979.206.194
  • Painting & Sculpture
    2013.135.2
  • Architecture
    2013.135.1
  • Tomb with Death Enthroned as a Sphinx
    2012.189
  • The Jewish Angel
    1999.363.15
  • Plasma ring stone
    81.6.100
  • Ornament Print with Schweifwerk and Two (Allegorical?) Figures
    2012.55
  • Liberty
    46.67.85
  • The Billiard Room
    1982.60.49
  • Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag)
    50.145.4
  • Studies for <em>The Allegories of Love</em>
    1975.150
  • Allegory of the Redemption of the World
    61.203
  • A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
    2010.24
  • Unfinished cabinet panels
    1998.541
  • Ram head for attachment
    45.2.9
  • Pleasure
    2005.231
  • Marble inscribed statue base
    26.60.70a,b
  • Bottle with Daoist Immortals
    16.61
  • Immortal Holding a Peach
    26.114.4
  • Cranes, Peach Tree, and Chinese Roses
    1975.268.81
  • The Visit to the Nursery
    17.190.20
  • Marble Statue Group of the Three Graces
    2010.260
  • 63.210.4
  • 63.210.18
  • 63.210.22
  • 63.210.28
  • 63.210.44
  • 63.210.49
  • Memory
    19.47
  • Catskill Aqueduct
    17.155.1
  • The Vine
    27.66
  • Victory
    12.143
  • Caryatid
    22.81
  • Ancestor Figure (Ekpu)
    2007.173
  • The Musician
    73.2
  • A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier
    14.40.617
  • Sight (Visus), from the Fiver Senses
    56.597.41(2)
  • Male Poro Altar Figures (Ndeo)
    1979.206.193
  • Twin Figurine
    1978.412.496
  • Twin Figurine
    1978.412.497
  • The Music Lesson
    21.115.3
  • Talking It Over
    1980.361
  • Young Woman Chopping Onions
    24.63.1656
  • Rinaldo in the Enchanted Forest
    2009.236
  • A View near Tivoli (Morning)
    03.27
  • Feathered Tunic
    63.163
  • Owl Stirrup Spout Bottle
    66.30.5
  • Bird Warrior Bottle
    67.167.1
  • Bottle, Skeletal Couple with Child
    1978.412.196
  • Rattle Bowl, Trophy-Head Deity
    63.232.79
  • Louis XIV in Allegorical Armor
    25.142.61
  • [Girl with Portrait of George Washingtion]
    37.14.53
  • The Source
    29.100.58
  • Apotheosis of George Washington
    52.585.66
  • Medal
    1988.133
  • Wanderer in the Storm
    2008.7
  • Sieben Gegenden aus Salzburg und Berchtesgaden Geordnet nach den sieben Tagen der Woche, verbunden durch zwey allegorische Blätter (Seven Places in Salzburg and Berchtesgaden, Arranged According to the Seven Days of the Week)
    2004.116.1-.9
  • Scepter: Male Figure
    1978.412.657
  • Mirror
    64.101.1332
  • Angeli Laudantes
    2008.8
  • Jewel cabinet with watch
    64.101.829
  • Death
    17.190.729
  • Dovizia
    22.16.6
  • Winter Landscape
    1995.14.5
  • Everyone Stands Under His Own Dome of Heaven
    1995.14.4
  • Charity
    1974.348
  • 1988.430
  • Mirror
    1989.20
  • Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka)
    2008.30
  • Groom and Horse
    1988.135
  • Mantel clock
    17.190.2126
  • 63.210.35
  • Soap Bubbles
    49.24
  • Figure personifying a spring
    53.225.54
  • Allegory of Music
    2006.71
  • Young Woman with a Pink
    49.7.23
  • Broken Eggs
    20.155.8
  • Justice
    1975.1.264
  • Portrait of a Man
    28.79
  • The Horses of Anahita or The Flight of Night
    80.12
  • Allegorical Figures
    2000.48
  • Lachrymae
    96.28
  • Springtime
    1999.180.2ab
  • Fireflies over the Uji River by Moonlight
    1979.72
  • Goddess of the River Xiang
    1986.267.277
  • Genius of the Dance
    1970.171
  • La Negresse
    1997.491
  • Allegory of the Maréchal de Villars’s Victory at Denain
    1978.55
  • Pair of candelabra with Winged Victories
    26.256.2,.3
  • The Bronze Age (L'Age d'airain)
    07.127
  • Eternal Spring
    17.120.184
  • Skull Hook (Agiba)
    1978.412.796
  • Body Mask (Det)
    1978.412.1282a
  • The Demidoff Table
    03.11a-d
  • Young Lady in 1866
    89.21.3
  • Pity
    58.603
  • California
    72.3
  • Fisher Boy
    94.9.1
  • Indian Girl, or The Dawn of Christianity
    94.9.2
  • The White Captive
    94.9.3
  • Blind Homer Led by the Genius of Poetry
    1996.74
  • Venezia
    1999.18
  • Descending Night
    1994.501
  • Head of Victory
    07.90
  • Amor Caritas
    19.124
  • Vanderbilt Mantelpiece
    25.234
  • Mourning Victory from the Melvin Memorial
    15.75
  • The Angel of Death and the Sculptor from the Milmore Memorial
    26.120
  • Richard Watson Gilder, Helena de Kay Gilder, and Rodman de Kay Gilder
    2002.445
  • The Veteran in a New Field
    67.187.131
  • The Spanish Girl in Reverie
    01.7.2
  • Susan Walker Morse (The Muse)
    45.62.1
  • View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm--The Oxbow
    08.228
  • Presentation vase
    1982.4a,b_1988.199
  • Genius of Mirth
    97.13.1
  • Beginning
    67.187.53a-c
  • Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue
    52.203
  • Improvisation 27 (Garden of Love II)
    49.70.1
  • Hanging
    10.33.1
  • Lament of the Art of Painting
    1988.1086
  • Apollo, Pan, and a putto blowing a horn, from a series of eight compositions after Francesco Primaticcio's designs for the ceiling of the Ulysses Gallery (destroyed 1738-39) at Fontainebleau
    49.95.161
  • The Triumph of Love, from The Triumphs of Petrarch
    25.2.33
  • Venus entrusting Cupid to Time
    57.619.5
  • Apollo holding pipes in his right hand accompanied by Pegasus
    49.95.286
  • Poetry and The Muse Euterpe
    59.570.32
  • Chintz appliqued quilt
    1970.288
  • Autumn; Study for an Engraving
    61.25.2
  • Hesperides sive de Malorum Aureorum cultura et usu Libri Quatuor
    67.828
  • Water
    64.93.1
  • Study of a Nude Man Holding Bottles
    1972.118.238
  • First Fruits of the Earth Offered to Saturn
    1971.273
  • Figure: Bovine (Boli)
    1979.206.175
  • The Glorification of the Barbaro Family
    23.128
  • The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy
    1980.363
  • Spring in the guise of Flora (one of a pair)
    1990.53.1
  • Allegory of the Planets and Continents
    1977.1.3
  • Victory
    17.90.1
  • The Pleiades
    10.64.13
  • The Feast of Achelous
    45.141
  • Allegory of the Catholic Faith
    32.100.18
  • Vanitas Still Life
    1974.1
  • Plate
    17.73
  • Winter
    62.55
  • Midas Washing at the Source of the Pactolus
    71.56
  • Flora
    26.101.10
  • A Girl Singing Ballads by a Paper Lanthorn
    53.600.1892
  • Marcantonio Pasqualini (1614-1691) Crowned by Apollo
    1981.317
  • Death carrying a child, from 'The five deaths' (Les cinq Morts)
    59.570.379.3
  • Plate 43 from 'Los Caprichos': The sleep of reason produces monsters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos)
    18.64.43
  • Personification of the River Nile
    2001.456
  • The Fortune Teller
    60.30
  • The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches
    1980.411
  • A Forest at Dawn with a Deer Hunt
    1990.196
  • Aristotle with a Bust of Homer
    61.198
  • The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy
    37.165.3
  • The Genius of Castiglione
    17.50.17-36
  • Cabinet with personifications of the Five Senses
    29.23.1
  • The Intoxication of Wine
    14.40.687
  • Allegory of Music
    50.189
  • Maternity
    2002.1
  • Charity
    65.110
  • 63.210.11
  • Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh: An Allegory of the Dinteville Family
    50.70
  • The Musicians
    52.81
  • Portrait of Rudolph II
    51.501.6469
  • Satire on the Papacy
    53.677.5
  • Basin
    04.9.20
  • Melencolia I
    43.106.1
  • Knight, Death, and the Devil
    43.106.2
  • Two Flayed Men and Skeletons
    49.95.181
  • Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
    41.190.135
  • Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
    46.85.30
  • The Judgment of Paris
    28.221
  • Henri II, King of France, Between France and Fame
    25.2.93
  • Summer (Aestas) from the series The Seasons
    26.72.23
  • Avarice (Avaritia) from the series The Seven Deadly Sins
    26.72.31
  • Sloth (Desidia), from the series The Seven Deadly Sins
    26.72.34
  • The Battle about Money
    26.72.40
  • Land of Cockaigne
    26.72.44
  • Prudence
    21.116
  • Charity
    26.14.13
  • The Triumph of Fame; (reverse) Impresa of the Medici Family and Arms of the Medici and Tornabuoni Families
    1995.7
  • Lucretia
    1997.153
  • Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses
    20.24.76
  • Man Protected by the Shield of Faith
    2000.150
  • The Triumph of Fame
    1998.205
  • Dragon Pine
    1984.475.3
  • Welcoming Spring
    1981.410
  • Sprite
    1983.356
  • Allegory on the Fidelity of the Lizard (recto); Design for a Stage Setting (verso)
    17.142.2
  • Big Fish Eat Little Fish
    17.3.859
  • Panel from a Cover for an Icon of the Virgin
    17.190.643
  • Allegory of Virtues and Vices at the Court of Charles V
    17.190.745
  • Prudence
    17.190.907
  • Mars and Venus United by Love
    10.189
  • Marble statue of Eirene (the personification of peace)
    06.311
  • Mosaic floor panel
    38.11.12
  • Marble sarcophagus with the Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons
    55.11.5
  • Feathered Tabard
    59.135.8
  • Statuette of a Personification of a City
    47.100.40
  • Sorgheloos (
    1999.243
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