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Schonen Madonna

Artist Unknown, Czech Republic, Prague

Bust of Madonna with head facing down and to the side. The main sculpture is of wood with a layers of paint on the face and veil.

circa 1400

2013/1.227

polychromed wood

rank 6.22925

figures (representations)

holy figures and saints

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people

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people and culture

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people in the humanities

religion

sculpture

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Kalpasutra manuscript page: Monks and Devotees

Artist Unknown, India, Gujarat

The horizontal folio from a Kalpasutra manuscript consists of seven lines of text to the left and center broken by a squarish gold symbol framed in a red line and cusped blue lines. Gold diamond shapes framed in red are at the sides, with a vertical red line between the one on the left and the text. Between the text and the right diamond shape there is a painting consisting of three registers of figures against a red ground. The top row depicts three laymen wearing crowns, the middle two monks and a nun and the bottom row three nuns.

15th century

1400-1450

1970/2.116

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 6.11681

associated concepts

document genres

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information forms

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people

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people and culture

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people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religion

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

religious figures

text-based art

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Jina venerated by a monk, men and women, a naga, and animals from a Digambara Jain manuscript

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

A Jina is encircled by a giant halo of ref, green, blue, gold, and white. Within the halo are different creatures, including a tiger, bird, naga, and devotees. The Jina sits nude on a throne with his legs crossed and hands together. Above him are clouds in the sky, and below a monk and devotees.

18th century

circa 18th century

1975/2.170

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 5.79897

animals and creatures

containers

containers by form

mammals

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people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

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people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious (people)

vessels

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Pointer Nun

Ilse Bing

A nun wearing a habit with her left hand pointed. She is looking at the camera.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1935

2014/2.271

vintage gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.72238

costume

costume by function

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious (people)

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Devotion of Little St. John the Baptist [Les hommages du petit saint Jean] from a suite of nine scenes of the life of the Virgin

Anonymous French

The Virgin Mary seated with an infant on her lap. She is surrounded by angels and two saints on either side. To her left, the little St. John the Baptist looks up to her. There is a puti above sprinkling something in the air. Drapes pushed back on either side.

17th century

2013/2.542

engraving on laid paper

rank 5.71816

animals and creatures

legendary creatures

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

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Baptism of a Warrior by a Bishop Saint (recto); Young Woman's Head (verso)

Artist Unknown, Germany

17th century

17th century

1970/2.17

pen and brown ink with gray wash and black chalk on cream paper

rank 5.60423

ceremonies

christian clergy

clergy

events

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

prelates

religious ceremonies

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Nun Mending

Ilse Bing

A nun stitching a hole in linens, with figures of saints looking down from the tabletop.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1935

2012/2.46

vintage gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.46535

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

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people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious (people)

sculpture

sculpture by subject type

statues

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina venerated by a community of laymen

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

Eight worshippers sit to the right of a sky-clad (nude) Jina and monk. They each raise beads in their hands. Below them a struggle is depicted. Two men in shorts wrestle, while a snake, tiger, and elephant rera up beside a fire.

18th century

18th century

1975/2.169

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 5.43584

animals and creatures

associated concepts

events

mammals

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by occupation

people by state or condition

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

reptiles

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A Rabbi Studying, from a drawing by Rembrandt

Augustus John

A bearded man sits stooped over his literature. He is adorned in thick robes and his head wrapped. He sits at a table that is also covered in cloth.

1878-1961

20th century

1906

1949/1.70

etching on paper

rank 5.34615

associated concepts

clergy

descriptors

object genres

object genres by location, context or origin

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

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Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell) from "The Small Woodcut Passion"

Albrecht Dürer

A group of figures at the left stand in a vaulted space under a cross. They look towards the lower right of the composition where a man holding a standard with a cross on top is bending forward and offering his hand to an old bearded man in an arched doorway. Above the doorway are several fantastical figures with beaked or animal heads and arms with claws.

Nüremberg, 1471-1528

Early 16th century

circa 1509-1511

2011/2.55

woodcut print on laid paper

rank 5.20023

allegory and literature

associated concepts

bible

demons

descriptors

doctrinal concepts

object genres

object genres by form

old testament

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religion

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

subject matter

themes (religious)

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He's Got You and Me Brother

Ronald E. Cooper

born 1931

late 20th century

1992

2002/1.213

carved and painted wood

rank 5.19676

allegory and literature

associated concepts

bible

new testament

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

standing

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Buddhist Monk with begging bowl

Artist Unknown, Japan

18th century

18th century

1979/2.81

hanging scroll fragment (framed), ink and color on silk

rank 5.18532

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conditions and effects

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people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Jina venerated by a monk, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi from Digambara Jain manuscript

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

A nude monk on the top left sits before a Jina at top right. Three Hindu gods, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi venerate the Jina in the bottom registers.

18th century

circa 18th century

1975/2.164

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 5.18224

animals

animals and creatures

document genres

document genres by conditions of production

information forms

legendary creatures

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by occupation

people by state or condition

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious (people)

the natural world

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Buddhist Surplice

Artist Unknown, Japan

20th century

1950-1959

1998/1.144

patchwork silk brocade, with ivory ring

rank 5.13574

associated concepts

costume

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

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people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

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Ôtsu-e: Demon soliciting alms (Oni no nembutsu)

Artist Unknown, Japan

In this painting, a mischievous demon is depicted in priest’s garb begging for alms.

18th century

18th century

1964/2.102

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 5.12308

animals and creatures

associated concepts

clergy

concepts in the arts

genres in the arts

legendary creatures

literary, oral and motion picture genres

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

sound devices

sound devices by function

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Nun with Recorder

Ilse Bing

A nun holding a recording tool.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1935

2012/2.45

vintage gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.11671

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

photographic processes

photography and photographic processes and techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

religious (people)

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The Church at Le Tréport, France

R. G. Mathews

n.d.

1940.200

etching on paper

rank 5.08685

allegory and literature

architecture

bible

building divisions

buildings

buildings and the land

circulation spaces

clergy

components

components and systems

components by specific context

europe

europe (continent)

family

geographic and political locations

holy figures and saints

how we live

jesus christ

locality

new testament

passages

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

places of worship

relationships

religion

religious (people)

religious figures

religious structures

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by function

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

subject matter

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The Virgin and the Cradle

Marcantonio Raimondi

This sober, pyramidal composition consists of five figures within an interior. A seated woman and child occupy the center of the composition while flanking her to the left is a kneeling older woman with her left hand on the child her right hand on the cradle. To the right of the seated woman is a putti holding a ewer and standing next to a basin. Standing behind the seated woman is a standing woman with hands raised. All of the women are dressed in generalized classical drapery.

ca. 1475-before 1534

16th century

circa 1520

1995/1.81

engraving on medium-weight, slightly textured, off-white laid paper

rank 5.07284

layout features

components

components and systems

components by specific context

illustrations

illustrations by form

images and ornament

information form components

layout features

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

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Procession, Rio de Contas, Brazil

Kristin Capp

Two men, darkened by shadow, holding processional items, one with a cross. Palm tree behind, clear sky.

2004

2014/2.369

archival pigment print on paper

rank 4.94298

buildings and the land

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious buildings

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Nuns Folding Linens

Ilse Bing

A group of nuns folding linens.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1935

2012/2.44

vintage gelatin silver print on paper

rank 4.93705

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

object genres

object genres by material

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

photographic processes

photography and photographic processes and techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

religious (people)

textiles

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Boaz and the Elders. from the Story from Ruth in Gerard de Jode's "Thesaurus Sacrarum historiarum Veteris et Novi Testamenti"

Artist Unknown

A group of men in an outdoor setting of a stone structure all seated having a conversation. Towards the one side you can see two houses in the distance. The men are all wearing cloaks.

16th century

2013/2.534

engraving on laid paper

rank 4.91914

accessories worn on the legs or feet

associated concepts

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

footwear

footwear by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

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Yungdron Dorje Pal (1284–1365) subduing a wrathful demon while attended by a meditation deity, Mahakala and other monks.

Workshop Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

A portable painting done in ink and gouache on loose-weave, primed cotton, surround by two strips of fabric. This painting has suffered greatly from water damage, running the pigments together.

18th-20th century

1700-1750

1973/1.719

ink and gouache on cotton

rank 4.87973

asian

associated concepts

buddhism

conditions and effects

descriptors

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people by state or condition

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

south asian

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Laksmi-Narayana on Garuda

Artist Unknown, India, North or Central India

17th-18th century

circa 17th century - 18th century

1975/2.108

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Durga as slayer of the Buffalo Demon (Mahisasuramardini)

Artist Unknown, India, South India

17th century

circa 17th century

1975/2.109

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Durga

Artist Unknown, India, North India

17th century

17th century

1975/2.112

brass

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Parshvanatha (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India, North or Central India

20th-century

20th century

1975/2.122

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Vinadhara - Dakshinamurti

Artist Unknown, India, South India

15th century - 16th century

1975/2.127

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Virabhadra

Artist Unknown, India, North or Central India

17th-18th century

circa 17th century - 18th century

1975/2.128

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Lakshmi (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown India, Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai Workshop

16th century

circa 16th century

1975/2.143

copper

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Folk Rama

Artist Unknown, India, Maharashtra

19th-20th century

19th century - 20th century

1976/2.33

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Linga Shrine, with cobra and bull in attendance (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India, Maharashtra

20th-century

20th century

1976/2.34

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Durga as slayer of the Buffalo Demon (Mahsasuramardini), enthroned

Artist Unknown, India, South India

16th-18th century

16th century - 17th century

1976/2.37

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Rama

India, South India, Ganga-Jamni

17th-18th century

17th century - 18th century

1976/2.40

copper with gold embellishment

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Lakshmi (from an altar set)

India, South India, Ganga-Jamni

17th-18th century

17th century - 18th century

1976/2.41

copper with gold embellishment

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Ambika, mother Goddess holding a child on her left leg with feet resting on a lion

Artist Unknown, India, Gujarat

16th century

16th century

1976/2.58

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Male and female figures

Artist Unknown, India, North or Central India

18th-19th century

18th century - 19th century

1977/2.81

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Shiva in ekamukhalinga form, with cobra hood, on a dais

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

18th century

1977/2.104

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Unidentified Hindu (?) deity (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.113

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Twin deities seated in lalitasana pose (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.118

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Two Figures

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.123

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Folk Figure

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.125

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.127/1977_2.127.JPG

Unidentified figure (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.127

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Two Standing Female Figures, Linga at Base (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1977/2.136

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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Pair Giving Offerings (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1978/2.111

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.130/1978_2.130.JPG

Pedestal of a HIndu (?) diety (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1978/2.130

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

Figure

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1978/2.135

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

Figure

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1978/2.136

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.139/1978_2.139.JPG

Unidentified figure, standing male (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India

n.d.

1978/2.139

bronze

rank 4.84549

religion

religions

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An imaginary portrait of the Tibetan monk and scholar Go Lotsawa (1392–1481)

Workshop Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

18th-19th century

18th century - 19th century

1972/2.347

ink on silk?

rank 4.84228

asian

associated concepts

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

south asian

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

Small Brass Cross with Crucifixion

Anonymous Greek

18th century

1940.396

brass on wooden base

rank 4.79163

religion

themes (religious)