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Greek and Roman Art

Glass bottle shaped like a bunch of grapes, Late Imperial, 3rd century A.D.
Roman
Glass, blown in a three-part mold; H. 6 in. (15.24 cm)
Museum Accession (X.21.190)

Drawings and Prints

The Embroidered Curtain, 1889
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; sixth state of ten (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on fine ivory laid paper; plate 9 5/16 x 6 1/4 in. (23.7 x 15.9 cm), sheet 9 5/16 x 6 1/4 in. (23.7 x 15.9 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.151)

Drawings and Prints

Nocturne: Dance House, 1889
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; fourth state of six; printed in dark brown ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper; plate 10 1/2 x 6 9/16 in. (26.7 x 16.6 cm), sheet 10 1/2 x 6 9/16 in. (26.7 x 16.6 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.150)

Drawings and Prints

Pierrot, 1889
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; sixth state of eight (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper; plate 9 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. (23.1 x 15.9 cm), sheet 9 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. (23.1 x 15.9 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.149)

Drawings and Prints

The Fish Shop, Busy Chelsea (Fish Shop, Chelsea), 1885–86
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; second state of two (Glasgow); 5 3/8 x 8 7/16 in. (13.7 x 21.5 cm)
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011 (2012.136.961)

Drawings and Prints

Nocturne: Palaces, from the "Second Venice Set" (A Set of Twenty-Six Etchings by James A. McN. Whistler), 1879–80
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; twelfth state of twelve (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on drum-mounted medium-weight ivory laid paper; plate 11 1/2 x 7 13/16 in. (29.2 x 19.8 cm), sheet 11 1/2 x 7 13/16 in. (29.2 x 19.8 cm)
Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940 (40.63.8)

Drawings and Prints

The Riva, No. 1 (The Riva), from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; fourth state of four (Glasgow); printed in black ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper; plate 7 15/16 x 11 5/8 in. (20.1 x 29.6 cm), sheet 8 3/8 x 11 3/4 in. (21.2 x 29.9 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.93)

Drawings and Prints

The Doorway, from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching, drypoint, and roulette; fourteenth state of twenty (Glasgow); printed in brownish black ink on ivory laid paper; plate 11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (29.2 x 20 cm), sheet 11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (29.2 x 20 cm), frame 21 x 16 in. (53.3 x 40.6 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.90)

Drawings and Prints

Nocturne, from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; sixth state of nine (Glasgow); printed in black ink on heavy cream Japan; plate 8 x 11 5/8 in. (20.3 x 29.6 cm), sheet: 8 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (20.6 x 29.8 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.86)

Drawings and Prints

Chelsea Bridge and Church, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1870–71
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; fifth state of seven (Glasgow); printed in black ink on ivory laid paper; plate 3 15/16 x 6 5/8 in. (10 x 16.9 cm), sheet 8 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (22.4 x 30 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.65)

Drawings and Prints

Weary, 1863
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Drypoint; fourth state of six (Glasgow); printed in black ink on tissue-weight ivory Japan; plate 7 11/16 x 5 1/16 in. (19.6 x 12.8 cm), sheet 10 3/4 x 6 11/16 in. (27.3 x 17 cm)
Gift of William Loring Andrews, 1883, transferred from the Library (83.1.28)

Drawings and Prints

Millbank, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1861
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; fifth state of five; printed in black ink on ivory laid Japan; plate 3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in. (9.8 x 12.6 cm), sheet 6 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (16.5 x 18.4 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.55)

Drawings and Prints

The Lime-Burner (W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street), from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1859
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and drypoint; first state of two (Glasgow); warm black ink on ivory wove paper; plate 9 3/4 x 7 in. (24.8 x 17.8 cm), sheet 12 3/8 x 10 1/16 in. (31.4 x 25.6 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.39)

Drawings and Prints

Black Lion Wharf, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1859
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; fourth state of four (Glasgow); black ink on medium-weight laid paper with fibers; plate 6 x 9 in. (15.2 x 22.8 cm), sheet 11 7/16 x 16 1/8 in. (29 x 41 cm)
Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1967 (67.630.59)

Drawings and Prints

La Marchande de moutarde, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1858
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; third state of five (Glasgow); black ink on gray chine on white wove paper (chine-collé); plate 6 3/16 x 3 1/2 in. (15.7 x 8.9 cm), sheet 17 x 11 15/16 in. (43.2 x 30.3 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.16)

Drawings and Prints

Annie, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1857–58
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; fourth state of seven (Glasgow); printed in black ink on tan (darkened) chine mounted on white wove paper (chine-collé); plate 4 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. (11.8 x 7.9 cm), sheet 5 11/16 x 4 3/16 in. (14.5 x 10.7 cm)
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970 (1970.121.78)

Drawings and Prints

Street at Saverne, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1858
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching and open bite or sandpaper ground; third state of four (Glasgow); blue chine on off-white wove paper (chine-collé); plate 8 3/16 x 6 1/4 in. (20.8 x 15.9 cm), sheet 17 1/16 x 11 15/16 in. (43.3 x 30.4 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.12)

Drawings and Prints

Title page from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature), 1858
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; only state (Glasgow); black ink on tan chine on off-white wove paper (chine-collé); plate 4 5/16 x 5 3/4 in. (11 x 14.6 cm), sheet 4 5/16 x 5 3/4 in. (11 x 14.6 cm)
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970 (1970.121.69)

Drawings and Prints

Sketches on the Coast Survey Plate, 1854–55
James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903)
Etching; only state (Glasgow); printed in black ink on a complete sheet of linen-textured ivory laid paper with MBM watermark appearing twice; plate 5 3/4 x 10 3/16 in. (14.6 x 25.9 cm), sheet 10 3/8 x 16 5/16 in. (26.4 x 41.5 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.1)

Modern and Contemporary Art

Vase des binelles, 1903
Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); manufacturer: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Stoneware
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.502)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Healing scroll, 19th century
Ethiopia, Amhara or Tigrinya peoples
Parchment, pigments; L. 75 in. (190.5 cm), W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Anonymous Gift, 2011 (2011.377)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Healing scroll, 18th–19th century
Ethiopia, Tigray region, Tigrinya peoples
Parchment, ink, pigments, cotton; L. 75 9/16 in. (192 cm), W. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm)
Purchase, Marie Sussek Gift, 2012 (2012.5)

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Healing Scroll, 19th century
Ethiopia, Amhara or Tigrinya peoples
Parchment (vellum), pigment; overall 6 x 78 in. (15.24 x 198.12 cm)
Museum Purchase, transferred from the Library (95.66)

Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Papyrus Fragment of a Letter from Victor to Psan, ca. 580–640
Coptic; Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Papyrus with ink; Overall: 3 1/8 x 7 1/16 in. (8 x 17.9 cm), Framed: 3 15/16 x 7 7/8 in. (10 x 20 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1914 (14.1.531)

Egyptian Art

Letter written in hieratic script, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, in rubbish near foundation deposit 9, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Papyrus, ink; L. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm), W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1927 (27.3.560)

Egyptian Art

Marriage contract, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–343 B.C.
Egyptian
Papyrus, ink; H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm), W. 65 3/4 in. (167 cm), D. 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm)
Gift of Hugh J. Chisholm, 1935 (35.4.1a,b)

Egyptian Art

Heqanakht Letter I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315, MMA 516B), Tomb of Meseh, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Papyrus, ink; H. 11 3/16 in. (28.4 cm), W. 10 11/16 in. (27.1 cm)
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922 (22.3.516)

Egyptian Art

Heqanakht Account VII, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315, MMA 516B), Tomb of Meseh, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Papyrus, ink; H. 10 7/8 in. (27 cm), W. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922 (22.3.522)

Egyptian Art

Papyrus lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907–8
Papyrus fiber; Diam. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909 (09.184.250)

Egyptian Art

Funerary Boat Being Rowed, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, early reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), MMA excavations, 1920
Wood, paint, plaster, linen twine, cloth; L. 52 3/16 in. (132.5 cm), L. with rudder 54 1/2 in. (138.5 cm), H. 20 7/8 in. (53 cm), W. 14 15/16 in. (38 cm)
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920 (20.3.5)

Egyptian Art

Mirror of Reniseneb, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12–13, ca. 1810–1700 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, el-Asasif, pit tomb CC 25, burial of Reniseneb, on chest of mummy, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1910
Unalloyed copper, gold, ebony; H. 8 11/16 in. (22 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1351)

Egyptian Art

Relief-decorated lentoid bottle ("New Year's bottle"), Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.
Egyptian
Faience; H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Anne and John V. Hansen Egyptian Purchase Fund, 2007 (2007.155)

Egyptian Art

Menat necklace, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Birket Habu Mound B 1, Private House B, MMA excavations 1911–12
Faience, bronze or copper alloy, glass, agate, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise; L. of counterpoise 5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.215.450)

Egyptian Art

Sistrum of the Chantress Tapenu, Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, ca. 1070–343 B.C.
Egyptian
Bronze or copper alloy; H. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm)
Purchase, Patricia R. Lassalle Gift, 1968 (68.44)

Egyptian Art

Menna and Family Hunting in the Marshes, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV–Amenhotep III, ca. 1400–1352 B.C.
Egyptian; original from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Menna (TT 69), north wall
Color facsimile by Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Tempera on paper; H. 39 3/4 in. (101 cm), W. 74 7/16 in. (189 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.48)

Egyptian Art

Statuette of Wadjet in the Name of Akanosh, Son of Pediamenopet, Third Intermediate Period–Kushite Period or later, Dynasty 21–25, ca. 1070–664 B.C. or later
Egyptian
Copper alloy; H. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1935 (35.9.2)

Egyptian Art

Relief plaque of a cobra on a neb basket, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period, 400–30 B.C.
Egyptian
Limestone; H. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm), W. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm), D. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1907 (07.228.14)

Egyptian Art

Amenhotep III and His Mother, Mutemwia, in a Kiosk, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Egyptian; original from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb TT 226
Color facsimile by Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Tempera on paper; H. 91 11/16 in. (232.9 cm), W. 64 in. (162.6 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1915 (15.5.1)

Egyptian Art

Papyrus column amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 26–29, ca. 664–332 B.C.
Egyptian
Faience; H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1036)

Egyptian Art

Papyrus Marsh, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, ca. 1427–1400 B.C.
Egyptian; original from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Qenamun (TT 93)
Color facsimile by Hugh R. Hopgood
Tempera on paper; H. 31 1/8 in. (79 cm), W. 26 3/4 in. (68 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.60)

Egyptian Art

Men Splitting Papyrus, Tomb of Puyemre, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmost III, ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, El-Khokha, Tomb of Puyemre (TT 39)
Color facsimile by Hugh R. Hopgood
Tempera on paper; H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm), W. 20 1/4 in. (51.5 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.10)

Egyptian Art

Painter's palette inscribed with the name of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Egyptian; probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes
Ivory, pigment; L. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm), W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm), Th. 3/8 in. (0.9 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1294)

Egyptian Art

Pair of sandals, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu (KV 46), Davis/Quibell & Weigall excavations, 1905
Grass, reed, papyrus
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1910 (10.184.1a,b)

Egyptian Art

Funerary Papyrus of the Steward Sethnakht, New Kingdom, Ramesside, Dynasty 19, ca. 1320–1200 B.C.
Egyptian
Papyrus, ink, pigment; H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm), L. 174 1/2 in. (443.2 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1935 (35.9.19a–e)

Egyptian Art

Book of the Dead of the Priest of Horus, Imouthes (Imhotep), Late Period–Ptolemaic Period, 350–250 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir)
Papyrus, ink; approx. H. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm), approx. W. 760 in. (1930.4 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1935 (35.9.20a–w)

Egyptian Art

Netherworld Papyrus of Gautsoshen, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, ca. 1000–945 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Pit: Burial 4 (Gautsoshen), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Papyrus, ink; L. 47 1/16 in. (119.5 cm), W. 9 7/16 in. (24 cm), frame 48 in. (123.2 cm), W. 11 in. (27.9 cm), Th. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.3.31)

Egyptian Art

Funerary Papyrus Belonging to the Singer Tiye, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21, ca. 975–945 B.C.
Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Pit: Burial of Tiye (No. 3), MMA 1923–24
Papyrus; L. 48 1/4 in. (122.5 cm), framed L. 50 in. (127 cm), H. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm), Th. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.3.34)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Painting & Sculpture, 1899
Daniel Chester French (American, 1850–1931)
Bronze; 12 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. (31.1 x 10.5 x 7 cm)
Morris K. Jesup Fund, 2013 (2013.135.2)

American Paintings and Sculpture

Architecture, 1898
Daniel Chester French (American, 1850–1931)
Bronze; 12 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. (31.4 x 10.5 x 7 cm)
Morris K. Jesup Fund, 2013 (2013.135.1)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Adam, ca. 1490–95
Tullio Lombardo (Italian, ca. 1455–1532)
Marble; Overall: 6 ft. 3 1/2 in., 770 lb. (191.8 cm, 349.2697 kg)
Fletcher Fund, 1936 (36.163)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Bottle vase, ca. 1890
Ernest Chaplet (French, 1835–1909)
Porcelain; 16 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (43 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm), Wt. 11 lb. (5 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.478)

Modern and Contemporary Art

Sculptural bowl, 1900
Clément Massier (French, ca. 1845–1917); James Vibert (Swiss, 1872–1942)
Stoneware
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, 2011; Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.503)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Jardinière with landscape, ca. 1880
Haviland & Co. (American and French, 1864–1931); decorator: Émile Justin Merlot (French, 1839–1900)
Earthenware; 8 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. (22.5 x 34 x 9.8 cm), Wt. 6 lb. (2.7 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Gift of Robert A. Ellison Jr., 2013 (2013.239.21)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Flask with face, ca. 1890
Jean-Joseph Carriès (French, 1855–1894)
Glazed stoneware; H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm), Wt. 9.5 lb. (4.3 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.489)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Vase soliflore, ca. 1889–94
Jean-Joseph Carriès (French, 1855–1894)
Glazed stoneware; 10 3/4 x 6 5/16 in. (27.3 x 16 cm)
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 2006 (2006.83)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Tall vase with four handles, ca. 1893–94
Auguste Delaherche (French, 1857–1940)
Stoneware; 29 7/16 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (74.8 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm), Wt. 28.8 lb. (13 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.485)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Vase with four green handles, ca. 1899
Auguste Delaherche (French, 1857–1940)
Stoneware
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.487)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Square vase, ca. 1889
Ernest Chaplet (French, 1835–1909)
Porcelain; 15 3/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (39 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm), Wt. 12.9 lb. (5.9 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, The Isaacson-Draper Foundation Gift, 2013 (2013.477)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Vase with rooster, ca. 1884
Édouard-Alexandre Dammouse (French, 1850–1903); factory director: Ernest Chaplet (French, 1835–1909); manufactory: Haviland & Co. (American and French, 1864–1931)
Stoneware; 27 5/16 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (69.4 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm), Wt. 26.1 lb. (11.8 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Purchase, Acquisitions Fund; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2013 (2013.473)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Vase with tendrils, 1899
Edmond Lachenal (French, 1855–1948)
Stoneware; 12 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (32.1 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm), Wt. 11.2 lb. (5.1 kg)
Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, Gift of Robert A. Ellison Jr., 2013 (2013.239.24)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Soup plate (part of a set of three), 1866–75
Félix Bracquemond (French, 1833–1914); producer: Eugène Rousseau (French, 1827–1891); manufactory: Lebeuf et Milliet
Creamware; Diam. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1996 (1996.161.3)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

"Bleu de Deck" bowl, ca. 1870–80
Joseph-Théodore Deck (French, 1823–1891)
Glazed earthenware; 3 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (8.3 x 18.4 cm), Wt. 1.3 lb. (0.6 kg)
Gift of Mrs. Alice Stern, 1993 (1993.313)

Drawings and Prints

Landscape with Cottage, ca. 1597–98
Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, 1558–1617)
Woodcut, second state; sheet 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (11.4 x 14.6 cm) (trimmed to block line)
Rogers Fund, 1922 (22.67.26)

European Paintings

An Extensive Wooded Landscape, 1670s
Philips Koninck (Dutch, 1619–1688)
Oil on canvas; 32 3/4 x 44 5/8 in. (83.2 x 113.3 cm)
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. David T. Schiff and George T. Delacorte Jr. Gifts, special funds, and Bequest of Mary Cushing Fosburgh and other gifts and bequests, by exchange, 1980 (1980.4)

European Paintings

Drawing the Eel, early 1650s
Salomon van Ruysdael (Dutch, born ca. 1600–1603, died 1670)
Oil on wood; 29 1/2 x 41 3/4 in. (74.9 x 106 cm)
Purchase, 1871 (71.75)

European Paintings

Entrance to a Village, ca. 1665
Meyndert Hobbema (Dutch, 1638–1709)
Oil on wood; 29 1/2 x 43 3/8 in. (74.9 x 110.2 cm)
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.614)

European Paintings

Landscape with a Cottage, 1629
Pieter de Molijn (Dutch, 1595–1661)
Oil on wood; 14 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (37.5 x 55.2 cm)
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1895 (95.7)

European Paintings

Sandy Road with a Farmhouse, 1627
Jan van Goyen (Dutch, 1596–1656)
Oil on wood; 12 1/8 x 16 1/4 in. (30.8 x 41.3 cm)
Bequest of Myra Mortimer Pinter, 1972 (1972.25)

European Paintings

Landscape with the Flight into Egypt, ca. 1650
Aelbert Cuyp (Dutch, 1620–1691)
Oil on wood; 18 x 22 7/8 in. (45.7 x 58.1 cm)
Bequest of Josephine Bieber, in memory of her husband, Siegfriend Bieber, 1970 (1973.155.2)

European Paintings

A Mountainous Landscape with a Waterfall, ca. 1600
Kerstiaen de Keuninck (Flemish, ca. 1560–1632/33)
Oil on wood; 27 1/4 x 48 in. (69.2 x 121.9 cm)
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, L. H. P. Klotz and George T. Delacorte Jr. Gifts; Rogers, Marquand, Charles B. Curtis, and The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Funds; and Gift of Eugen Boross and Bequest of Collis P. Huntington, by exchange, 1983 (1983.452)

European Paintings

A Woodland Road with Travelers, 1607
Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, 1568–1625)
Oil on wood; 18 1/8 x 32 3/4 in. (46 x 83.2 cm)
Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Pfeiffer, Dodge, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1974 (1974.293)

European Paintings

Sports on a Frozen River, probably ca. 1660
Aert van der Neer (Dutch, 1603/4–1677)
Oil on wood; 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm)
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931 (32.100.11)

European Paintings

View of Haarlem and the Haarlemmer Meer, 1646
Jan van Goyen (Dutch, 1596–1656)
Oil on wood; 13 5/8 x 19 7/8 in. (34.6 x 50.5 cm)
Purchase, 1871 (71.62)

European Paintings

Wheat Fields, ca. 1670
Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628/29–1682)
Oil on canvas; 39 3/8 x 51 1/4 in. (100 x 130.2 cm)
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.623)

European Paintings

Young Herdsmen with Cows, ca. 1655–60
Aelbert Cuyp (Dutch, 1620–1691)
Oil on canvas; 44 1/8 x 52 1/8 in. (112.1 x 132.4 cm)
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.616)

Musical Instruments

Grand Piano with Double Keyboard, ca. 1940
Maker: Bösendorfer; Inventor: action by Emanuel Moor (1863–1931); Restorer/Conservator: Roman P. Mochernuk
Vienna, Austria
Various materials; Case length (perpendicular to keyboard): 210.0 cm. (82 11/16 in.), Width (parallel to keyboard): 147.7 cm (58 1/8 in.), Case depth without lid: 47.2 cm. (18 9/16), Total height: 106.6 cm. (41 15/16 in.), 3-octave span: 49.7 cm (19 9/16 in.), String length: longest: 142.0 cm, shortest: 5.0 cm, c2: 34.3 cm.
Loaned by Winifred Christie Moor, 1948 (L.48.4)

Egyptian Art

Jewelry elements for a broad collar, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), EES 1928–29 (neg. 121b), 1930–31
Faience; H. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm), W. 16 15/16 in. (43 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John Hubbard and Egypt Exploration Society, 1931 (31.114.2a)

Egyptian Art

Taweret amulet with double head, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–Dynasty 19, ca. 1390–1213 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt
Blue faience; H. 13/16 in. (2 cm), W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm), D. 3/16 in. (0.4 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1926 and Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921 (21.6.73)

Egyptian Art

Relief with palace attendant, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt
Sandstone; H. 9 1/16 in. (23 cm), W. 12 in. (30.5 cm), D. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1965 (65.129)

Egyptian Art

Shabti of Isis, Singer of the Aten, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; probably from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna
Limestone; H. 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm), W. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm), D. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966 (66.99.38)

Egyptian Art

Spindle bottle with handle, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, Tuna el-Gebel
Glass; H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1176)

Egyptian Art

Shabti of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; probably from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna
Faience; H. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm), W. 3 in. (7.6 cm), D. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966 (66.99.37)

Egyptian Art

Miniature situla, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna
Gold; H. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm), Diam. 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.372)

Egyptian Art

Royal Barge at Its Mooring, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna, possibly Hermopolis
Limestone, paint; H. 9 7/16 in. (24 cm), W. 21 7/16 in. (54.3 cm), D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.15)

Egyptian Art

Lentoid bottle (pilgrim flask), New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, House U.35.30, EES 1928–29 FN29-384
Pottery; H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm), W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through the generosity of Mrs. John Hubbard, 1929 (29.7.1)

Vessel with strap handles and a lid, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, House U.35.2, EES 1928–29 FN29-383, contents FN29-200
Pottery; H. 7 1/16 in. (18 cm), Diam. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through the generosity of Mrs. John Hubbard, 1929 (29.7.2a,b)

Egyptian Art

Desert Scene with Antelope, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna, possibly Hermopolis
Limestone, paint; H. 9 in. (22.9 cm), W. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.21)

Egyptian Art

Mold for a cornflower pendant, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Town manufactories, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Pottery; L. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921 (21.9.43)

Egyptian Art

Horses Harnessed to a Chariot, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna, possibly Hermopolis
Limestone, paint; H. 9 in. (22.9 cm), W. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm), Th. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.18)

Egyptian Art

Head of Akhenaten Wearing the Blue Crown, traces of sign behind neck, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Indurated limestone; H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm), W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm), D. 9 13/16 in. (25 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957 (57.180.79, .81)
Gift of Sherman E. and Ruth Lee, 1992 (1992.227)

Egyptian Art

Grapevine, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna probably; Hermopolis possibly
Limestone, paint; H. 9 1/16 in. (23 cm), W. 16 9/16 in. (42 cm)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.23)

Egyptian Art

Head from a statuette, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, House no. 68 (T36.68), EES 1930–31
Limestone, paint; H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm), W. 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm), D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John Hubbard and Egypt Exploration Society, 1931 (31.114.1)

Egyptian Art

Torso of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Indurated limestone; H. 14 in. (35.5 cm), W. 10 1/16 in. (25.5 cm), D. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921 (21.9.3)

Egyptian Art

Hands offering Aten cartouches, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Indurated limestone; Max. H. 9 13/16 in. (25 cm), Max. W. 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm), Max. D. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm), stela H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm), W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm), D. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921 (21.9.431)

Egyptian Art

Statue of two men and a boy that served as a domestic icon, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from southern Upper Egypt, Gebelein (Nag el-Gharira; Krokodilopolis)
Limestone, paint; H. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm), W. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm), D. of base next to man 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm), D. next to boy 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.150.21)

Egyptian Art

Fragmentary statuette of a vizier, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt
Indurated limestone; 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Gift of Henry Walters, by exchange; and Anne and John V. Hansen Egyptian Purchase Fund, 2007 (2007.363)

Egyptian Art

Scene of Fishing and Fowling, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna, possibly Hermopolis
Limestone, paint; H. 8 11/16 in. (22 cm), W. 21 in. (53.3 cm)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.22)

Egyptian Art

Blue-painted storage jar, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Egypt
Pottery; H. 27 3/16 in. (69 cm), Greatest Diam. 17 15/16 in. (45.6 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1955 (55.92.2)

Egyptian Art

Talatat with Offerings in the Temple, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Limestone, paint
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921 (21.9.8)

European Paintings

Clothing the Naked, ca. 1661,
Michiel Sweerts (Flemish, 1618–1664)
Oil on canvas; 32 1/4 x 45 in. (81.9 x 114.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1984 (1984.459.1)

European Paintings

The Annunciation of the Death of the Virgin, ca. 1670
Samuel van Hoogstraten (Dutch, 1627–1678)
Oil on canvas; 26 x 20 3/4 in. (66 x 52.7 cm)
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1992 (1992.133)

European Paintings

Man Holding a Jug, ca. 1660
Michiel Sweerts (Flemish, 1618–1664)
Oil on canvas; 19 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (49.2 x 39.1 cm)
Gift of Herman and Lila Shickman, 2001 (2001.613)

Egyptian Art

Torso of Nefertiti, Aten cartouches, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple
Indurated limestone; H. 11 in. (28 cm), W. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm), D. 8 7/16 in. (21.5 cm), cartouche W. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921 (21.9.4)

Egyptian Art

Two Princesses, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, King's House Color facsimile by Nina deGaris Davies (1881–1965)
Tempera on paper; H. 11 13/16 in. (30 cm), W. 14 15/16 in. (38 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.135)

Egyptian Art

Finger ring of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Town, Petrie 1891–92
Gold; Diam. 1 in. (2.5 cm), L. of bezel 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.767)

Egyptian Art

Tile with persea fruit and leaves, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Royal Palace of Akhenaten, Petrie 1891–92
Polychrome faience; H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm), W. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.942)

Egyptian Art

"Green Room" in the North Palace at Amarna, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; original from Amarna, North Palace
Color facsimile by Norman (1865–1941) or Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Tempera on paper; H. 41 9/16 in. (105.5 cm), W. 167 5/16 in. (425 cm), scale 1:1
Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.136)

Egyptian Art

Nose and lips of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; from el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Great Aten Temple, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter 1891–92
Indurated limestone; H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm), W. 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm), 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1395)

Modern and Contemporary Art

Wisconsin Landscape, 1938–39
John Steuart Curry (American, 1897–1946)
Oil on canvas; 42 x 84 in. (106.7 x 213.4 cm)
George A. Hearn Fund, 1942 (42.154)

Modern and Contemporary Art

The Bowery, 1930
Reginald Marsh (American, 1898–1954)
Tempera on Masonite; 48 x 36 in. (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1932 (32.81.2)
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Photographs

Icarus, Empire State Building, 1930
Lewis Hine (American, 1874–1940)
Gelatin silver print; 7 3/8 x 9 5/16 in. (18.7 x 23.7 cm)
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987 (1987.1100.119)

Photographs

The New School for Social Research, ca. 1930
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975)
Gelatin silver print; 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (17.5 x 12.4 cm)
Gift of Myriam and Harry Lunn, 1995 (1995.560.3)
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas

Processional Cross, 13th–14th century
Ethiopia, Amhara or Tigrinya peoples
Bronze; H. 12 13/16 in. (32.5 cm), W. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm)
Purchase, 2005 Benefit Fund, 2011 (2011.159)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Outreaching Hands, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 17 1/8 x 97 in. (43.5 x 246.4 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478j)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: City Building, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478i)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Steel, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478h)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Coal, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panels with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478g)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Changing West, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478f)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Midwest, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478e)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Deep South, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 117 in. (233.7 x 297.2 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478d)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: City Activities with Subway, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 134 1/2 in. (233.7 x 341.6 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478c)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: City Activities with Dance Hall, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 134 1/2 in. (233.7 x 341.6 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478b)

Modern and Contemporary Art

America Today: Instruments of Power, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975)
One of ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior; 92 x 160 in. (233.7 x 406.4 cm)
Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478a)

The Costume Institute

Doublet, early 1620s
French
Ivory silk faille brocaded with floral patterns in pink, yellow, mauve, green, and purple; Length at CB: 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm)
The Costume Institute Fund, in memory of Polaire Weissman, 1989 (1989.196)

The Costume Institute

Wedding Ensemble, 1864
French
White cotton organdy; L. (a) 72 in. (182.9 cm), L. (b) 44 in. (111.8 cm), L. (c) 25 in. (63.5 cm), L. (d) 49 in. (124.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. James Sullivan, in memory of Mrs. Luman Reed, 1926 (26.250.2a–e)

The Costume Institute

Ensemble, spring/summer 1999
Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Bodice of balsa wood and cream leather, trousers of cream pinstriped wool and cream silk lace; w. of bodice 48 in. (121.9 cm); l. of trousers at side seam 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, in memory of Jo Copeland, 2011 (2011.170a,b)

The Costume Institute

"Airplane" Dress, spring/summer 2000 (remade 2006)
Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970)
Fiberglass, metal, cotton, synthetic; L. at center back 37 in. (94 cm)
Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2006 (2006.251a–c)

The Costume Institute

Wedding ensemble, 1937
Mainbocher (American, 1890–1976)
French
Silk, leather, straw, coq feathers; (a) Length at CB: 58 1/4 in. (148 cm) (b) Length at CB: 19 in. (48.3 cm) (c) Waist: 25 in. (63.5 cm) (e, f) Length: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) (g) Length (around face): 13 in. (33 cm)
Gift of the Duchess of Windsor, 1950 (C.I.50.110a–j)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, spring/summer 1938
Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876–1975)
Rayon
Gift of Madeleine Vionnet, 1952 (C.I.52.18.4)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1928
Louiseboulanger (French, 1878–1950)
Silk, feathers
Gift of Mrs. Wolcott Blair, 1973 (1973.6a,b)

The Costume Institute

Corset, 1891
Maison Léoty (French, late 19th century)
Silk
Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1945 (C.I.45.27)

The Costume Institute

Round gown, ca. 1795
Italian
Silk, linen
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1979 (1979.20a–f)

The Costume Institute

Beachwear (bathing suit), 1964
Rudi Gernreich (American, born Austria, 1922–1985)
Wool, elastic
Gift of Betty Furness, 1986 (1986.517.13)

The Costume Institute

Day ensemble, ca. 1927
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, 1883–1971)
Silk, wool, metal
Purchase, The New-York Historical Society by Exchange Fund, 1984 (1984.28a-c)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1898–1900
House of Worth (French, 1858–1956)
Silk
Gift of Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976 (1976.258.1a,b)

The Costume Institute

Ankle-strap sandal, 1938
Designed by Salvatore Ferragamo (Italian, 1898–1960)
Leather, cork, metal; L. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Gift of Salvatore Ferragamo, 1973 (1973.282.2)

The Costume Institute

Evening gown, 1958
Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, 1903–1993)
White silk jersey
Gift of Mrs. Leon L. Roos, 1973 (1973.104.2)

The Costume Institute

"Bar" suit and jacket, spring/summer 1947
Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947)
Silk shantung
Gift of Mrs. John Chambers Hughes, 1958 (C.I.58.34.30)

Skirt, executed in 1969 from a 1947 design
Reproduction of a skirt designed by Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957); reproduction of a skirt designed for Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947)
Wool
Gift of Christian Dior, 1969 (C.I.69.40)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, ca. 1959
Richard Tam (American, 1941–1990)
Pink silk gazar with matching pink feathers
Gift of Louise Rorimer Dushkin, 1980 (1980.338.6)

The Costume Institute

Evening gown, spring/summer 1991
Gianni Versace (Italian, 1946–1997), for Versace Couture (Italian, founded 1992)
Polychrome printed silk with multicolored rhinestone and glass bead embroidery
Gift of Gianni Versace, 1993 (1993.52.4)

The Costume Institute

Dress, spring/summer 1997
Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born 1942), for Comme des Garçons (French, founded 1969)
Gray and white gingham checked nylon and elasticine blend
Gift of Barneys New York, 1998 (1998.516.1a,b)

The Costume Institute

"Bondage" suit, 1976
Vivienne Westwood (British, born 1941); Malcolm McLaren (British, born 1941)
Black cotton with metal fittings
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 2003 (2004.15a,b)

"Bondage" pants, late 1970s
Vivienne Westwood (British, born 1941); Malcolm McLaren (British, born 1946)
Black cotton sateen with two-piece matching black wool over-kilt
Purchase, Richard Martin Bequest, 2003 (2003.479a–c)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1939
Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946)
Steel-gray silk taffeta embroidered with metallic sequins and pink beads
Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.18a,b)

The Costume Institute

Evening ensemble, 1939
Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973)
Orange silk organza with metallic stripes and orange silk
Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.10a–c)

The Costume Institute

"Mondrian" day dress, autumn 1965
Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria, 1936)
Wool jersey in color blocks of white, red, blue, black, and yellow
Gift of Mrs. William Rand, 1969 (C.I.69.23)

The Costume Institute

Dress, spring/summer 2003
Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Shredded ivory silk chiffon and tiered silk organza
Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, 2003 (2003.462)

The Costume Institute

Dress, ca. 1966–67
American
Paper printed with allover pattern of Campbell Soup cans in black, red, and gold
Purchase, Isabel Shults Fund, Martin and Caryl Horwitz Gift and Hearst Corporation Gifts, 1995 (1995.178.3)

European Paintings

Moses Striking the Rock, 1596
Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, 1566–1651)
Oil on canvas; 31 3/8 x 42 1/2 in. (79.7 x 108 cm)
Purchase, Gift of Mary V. T. Eberstadt, by exchange, 1972 (1972.171)

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