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Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.7/1983_2.7.JPG

Christmas Poem

Anonymous American

n.d.

1983/2.7

soft graphite on paper

rank 5.49760

christmas

figures

figures (illustrations)

figures (representations)

painter

painting

poem

poems

text

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.1/1987_1.157.1.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.1

wood

rank 5.48096

ancestor figures

females

figures

figures (representations)

nudes

standing

tabwa

women

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.2/1987_1.157.2.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.2

wood

rank 5.48096

ancestor figures

females

figures

figures (representations)

nudes

standing

tabwa

women

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.3/1987_1.157.3.JPG

Ancestor figure (male in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wood figure of a human. The figure's torso, neck, and head are cyclindrical and elongated on the vertical axis. The figure's arms rest by its umbilicus, which protrudes slightly. Details of the hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are carved in. The figure is incised with symmetrical, zigzag-ing lines.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.3

wood

rank 5.48096

ancestor figures

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

nudes

standing

tabwa

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.108/1986_2.108.JPG

Female half-figure

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1925

1986/2.108

wood

rank 5.44537

females

figures

figures (representations)

fragment

half figures

tabwa

women

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.187/1985_1.187.JPG

Reliquary figure (muzidi)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Bembe

Cloth figure of a human, bound around human remains. The figure is in a seated position with arms outstretched. The torso and neck are cylindrical and elongated.

19th century

circa 1890

1985/1.187

dyed woven cotton cloth, vegetable fiber, cane, wood pegs, human remains

rank 5.38226

bound

figures

figures (representations)

reliquary figures

seated

sitting

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.411/1954_1.411.JPG

Trixie (Mrs. Beatrice Whistler)

James McNeill Whistler

A seated woman in late 19th c. dress is shown against an undescribed dark background; she looks directly at the viewer and rests her chin on her right hand. At the lower left is a flower-like form that is the artist's "butterfly" signature.

1834-1903

19th century

1892-1894

1954/1.411

drypoint, printed in dark brown ink on laid paper

rank 5.09297

figures

figures (representations)

half figures

half-length

seated

sitting

woman

women

Full Record: x-2002-sl-1.195/2002_1.195.JPG

Yellow House

Blanche Ackers

b. 1916

20th century

1990-1999

2002/1.195

crayon on paper

rank 4.62826

birds

figures

figures (representations)

fruit

house

houses

trees

yellow

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.276/1982_1.276.JPG

Kneeling Female Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1982/1.276

carved and painted wood

rank 4.62826

carvings

females

figures

figures (representations)

kneeling

lobi

women

woodwork

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.53/1985_2.53.JPG

Anklet with figures on opposing ends

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.53

cast bronze, lost wax method

rank 4.62826

anklet

anklets

bronze (metal)

castings

figures

figures (representations)

lobi

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.87/1985_1.87.JPG

Ancestral Shrine Figure (Male)

African, Nigeria, Ibo

20th century

circa 1940

1985/1.87

carved wood

rank 4.62826

ancestor figures

ancestors

males

men

nudes

reliquary figures

standing

Full Record: x-1956-sl-1.69/1956_1.69.JPG

The Labors of Hercules: Atlas (one of the set of 13 prints)

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1550

1956/1.69

engraving on paper

rank 4.62826

atlas

figures

figures (representations)

globe

hercules

heroes

nudes

ruins

Full Record: x-2002-sl-1.213/2002_1.213.JPG

He's Got You and Me Brother

Ronald E. Cooper

born 1931

late 20th century

1992

2002/1.213

carved and painted wood

rank 4.62826

christianity

figures

figures (representations)

jesus christ

men

religious (people)

Full Record: x-1995-sl-1.71.2/1995_1_71_2.JPG

Caravan Serai, Peshawar City

Randolph Bezzant Holmes

(active 1888 - 1973)

19th century

1880s - 1890s

1995/1.71.2

carbon print on paper

rank 4.62826

children

figures

historical figures

portraits

self-portrait

st. joseph

women

Full Record: x-1999-sl-1.104.3/1999_1.104.3.JPG

Seven Aquatints

Robert Mangold

This work is a slate green square. Within this color area is a circle outlined in dark gray, that touches all four edges of the square, and a smaller square outlined in white.

born 1937

20th century

1973

1999/1.104.3

aquatint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper

rank 4.62826

abstract

circles (plane figures)

intaglio prints

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1999-sl-1.104.4/1999_1.104.4.JPG

Seven Aquatints

Robert Mangold

This work is a dark yellow square. Within this color area is a circle outlined in green, that touches all four edges of the square, and a smaller square outlined in white.

born 1937

20th century

1973

1999/1.104.4

aquatint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper

rank 4.62826

abstract

circles (plane figures)

intaglio prints

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1999-sl-1.104.5/1999_1.104.5.JPG

Seven Aquatints

Robert Mangold

This work is a grey colored square. Within this color area is a circle outlined in dark green, that touches all four edges of the square, and a smaller square outlined in white.

born 1937

20th century

1973

1999/1.104.5

aquatint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper

rank 4.62826

abstract

circles (plane figures)

intaglio prints

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1999-sl-1.104.6/1999_1.104.6.JPG

Seven Aquatints

Robert Mangold

This work is a green colored square. Within this color area is a circle outlined in gray, that touches all four edges of the square, and a smaller square outlined in white.

born 1937

20th century

1973

1999/1.104.6

aquatint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper

rank 4.62826

abstract

circles (plane figures)

intaglio prints

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1999-sl-1.104.7/1999_1.104.7.JPG

Seven Aquatints

Robert Mangold

This work is an olive green square. Within this color area is a circle outlined in gray, that touches all four edges of the square, and a smaller square outlined in white.

born 1937

20th century

1973

1999/1.104.7

aquatint printed in colors on BFK Rives wove paper

rank 4.62826

abstract

circles (plane figures)

intaglio prints

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.50/1971_2.50.JPG

Ancestral Figure

Melanesian, New Guinean, Papua, Sepik River

n.d.

1971/2.50

painted wood, feathers, shell and fiber

rank 4.62826

ancestor figures

bust-length

child

figures

portraits

self-portrait

woman

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.193/1985_1.193.JPG

Anklet with six figures

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi?

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.193

brass

rank 4.62484

anklet

anklets

birds

boat

figures

figures (illustrations)

mossi

Figure of a Man sitting with a rifle

African, Nigeria, Ibo

20th century

circa 1950

1983/2.175

Pottery

rank 4.62484

figures

figures (representations)

men

nudes

rifle

seated

sitting

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.15/1978_2.15.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

1900-1978

1978/2.15

carved wood and pigment

rank 4.62484

carvings

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

standing

woodwork

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.92/1985_2.92.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925

1985/2.92

carved wood, iron, and glass beads

rank 4.62484

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

nudes

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.114/1986_2.114.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.114

carved wood and glass beads

rank 4.62484

females

figures

figures (representations)

nudes

standing

women

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.115/1986_2.115.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.115

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

rank 4.62484

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

nudes

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.119/1986_2.119.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.119

carved wood and glass beads

rank 4.62484

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

nudes

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.123/1986_2.123.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.123

carved wood, blue coral and Venetian beads

rank 4.62484

beads

females

figures

figures (representations)

standing

women

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.124/1986_2.124.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.124

carved wood, glass beads, and blue pigment

rank 4.62484

beads

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.125/1986_2.125.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.125

wood, glass beads, brass and blue pigment

rank 4.62484

beads

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1998-sl-2.1/1998_2.1.JPG

The Hermit Lin P'u Accompanied by a Crane and Young Servant

Artist Unknown, China

1368-1644

1998/2.1

hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk

rank 4.62484

bamboo

calligraphy

crane

figures in landscape

historical figures

landscapes

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.4/1982_2.4.JPG

Ode to the Goddess of the Luo River

Fei Danxu (Fei Tan-hsü)

1802-1850

19th century

1847

1982/2.4

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.62484

calligraphy

figures

goddesses

gods

legendary figures

rivers

woman

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.43/1984_2.43.JPG

Les Traitants

Jean-Honoré Fragonard

1732-1806

18th century

1778

1984/2.43

etching on paper

rank 4.62484

bust-length

figures

historical figures

portraits

seated

table

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.45/1964_2.45.JPG

Manao Tupapau

Paul Gauguin

Full-length nude figure in fetal position viewed from behind

1848 - 1903

19th century

1894

1964/2.45

woodcut on paper

rank 4.62484

bust-length

figures

figures (representations)

nudes

portraits

self-portrait

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.61/1981_2.61.JPG

Vishnu

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

18th century

1981/2.61

copper

rank 4.62484

deity

figures

hinduism

historical figures

maces

standing

vishnu

Full Record: x-2009-sl-1.466/2009_1.466.JPG

Angry Neptune

Michele Oka Doner

Large bronze sculpture resembling a headless human figure. The surface texture is very rough with deep voids and coarse patches of metal. The brown patina has a whitish tinge.

Born 1945

2008

2009/1.466

cast bronze

rank 4.62484

bronze (metal)

figures (representations)

legendary figures

outdoor sculpture

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.142/1981_2.142.JPG

Ancestral Shrine Figure (Female)

African, Nigeria, Ibo

20th century

circa 1940

1981/2.142

carved inoko wood and kaolin

rank 4.62096

ancestor figures

ancestors

carvings

females

figures (representations)

nudes

shrines

woodwork

Full Record: x-1975-sl-1.69/1975_1.69FULL.JPG

Ritual Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

Probably 20th century

probably 20th century

1975/1.69

carved wood

rank 4.62096

artists

birds

ceremonial staffs

figures

figures (representations)

men

portraits

staff

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.209/1954_1.209.JPG

Apollyon

William Blake

Drawing of militaristic angels approaching two men fighting at sea. One angels holds a bow and above and to the right are three more angels carrying clouds. On the left of the image is a serpent curled around a tree.

1757-1827

18th-19th century

1757-1827

1954/1.209

graphite on white paper

rank 4.62096

arrows

fighting

figures

legendary figures

serpent

storms

trees

water

winged

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.186.3-4/2011_2_186.3-4.JPG

Spiders Don't Work on Weekends 4#

John T. Scott

Two pieces of artwork consist of colorful shapes and lines.

1940-2007

20th century

1977

2011/2.186.3-4

gouache on paper

rank 4.62096

circles (plane figures)

line drawings

shape

spiders

squares (geometric figures)

Full Record: x-1994-sl-2.14/1994_2.14.JPG

The Garden

James McNeill Whistler

Figures are seen seated out of doors around a table in a garden. The table is set with a tea and coffee service and cups and saucers; behind the figures is a screen of trees.

1834-1903

19th century

1891

1994/2.14

transfer lithograph on laid paper

rank 4.62096

figures

figures (representations)

fishing

gardens

seated

sitting

standing

table

tables

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.30/1985_2.30.JPG

A Han Dynasty Envoy Navigating on a Tree-Raft

Yu Zhiding (Yü Chih-ting)

This is a dense but muted landscape painting. The lines are very well defined. The colors consit of muted greens and browns, with a bid of red in some places. There is a river flowing through the center of the painting, running down the landscape and toward the viewer. There is a figure sitting on a gnarled tree-raft towards the bottom left of the painting, with another figure looking upon the scene from the opposite bank of the river. There are ornate buildings present toward the top of the panting. The viewer can see a lone figure in an interior covered by stylized clouds.

1647 - circa 1705

17th century

1696

1985/2.30

hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk

rank 4.62096

figures (representations)

houses

legendary figures

mountains

oxen

rafts

trees

waterfalls

Figure of Woman Sitting Nursing Baby

African, Nigeria, Ibo

20th century

circa 1950

1983/2.176

Pottery

rank 4.60624

figures

figures (representations)

infant

infants

mother

mothers

nudes

seated

sitting

women

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.123/1997_1.123.JPG

Marilyn Monroe

Keith Haring

Bust-length portrait of Marilyn Monroe positioned in front of a red background; Haring used a poster of the actress onto which he applied sumi ink in a series of outlines, marks and drips over the face, neck, chest and shoulders.

1958 - 1990

20th century

circa 1981

1997/1.123

Sumi ink on poster

rank 4.60624

appropriation

bust-length

celebrity

figures

figures (representations)

pop art

portraits

women

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.167/1975_2.167.JPG

Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina venerated by a monk and a royal devotee

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

This is a brightly colored painting on a light background. It depicts a three- tiered scene with several figures, standing and kneeling, looking toward a central seated figure in the top tier. This male figure is seated in lotus position on a throne, decorated with colorful designs. To his left and right are attendants who fan him. In the middle tier, there is a nude man with long hair, a kneeling woman and a figure who is half-man and half-serpent. In the bottom tier, there are two kneeling men, wearing robes and headdresses, with hands pressed together and eyes gazing upward toward the main figure. They are surrounded by a tiger, a bird, an insect and a serpent.

18th century

18th century

1975/2.167

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 4.60624

deity

figures

figures (representations)

kneeling

saint

seated

sitting

snakes

tigers

worshippers

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.263/1982_1.263.JPG

Half-figure Fetish

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1900-1920

1982/1.263

wood

rank 4.60543

fetish figures

fetishes

half figures

nudes

standing

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.16/1971_2.16.JPG

Sculpture for Jo or Gwa Society

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bamana

Probably 20th century

20th century

1971/2.16

carved wood

rank 4.60543

ancestor figures

ancestors

figures (representations)

standing

woodwork

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.116/1986_2.116.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.116

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

rank 4.60543

females

figures

figures (representations)

standing

women

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.117/1986_2.117.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1915-1940

1986/2.117

carved wood and glass beads

rank 4.60543

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

standing

yoruba

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.120/1986_2.120.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.120

carved wood, blue coral beads, blue pigment

rank 4.60543

figures

figures (representations)

males

men

standing

yoruba