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Bust of George Washington (1732-1799), after Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828)

Randolph Rogers

This is a white marble sculpture that depicts the upper torso of a man. There is drapery wrapped loosely around his figure. He is shown staring into the viewer's space and his facial expression is calm and reserved. This sculpture is carved in a realistic manner and rests on a columnar pedestal.

1825 - 1892

19th century

1868

1895.12

marble

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of a Young Man

Anonymous American

19th century

2nd half of 19th century

1940.398

tintype on small gilted frame

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of a Young Woman

Anonymous American

19th century

2nd half of 19th century

1940.399

tintype on small gilted frame

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Princess Ito'ori

Tosa Mitsuoki

Hanging scroll. A female figure is sitting against a blank background. She wears multiple layers of kimono, her hair is black and long, and her face white. She is watching a spider, descending from ceiling; her arms are extending in front as if she is trying to catch it. A screen of white and brown fabric is on her right, and an oil ramp with flame is on the other side. Three rolls of paper are placed in front of her. There are the artist's signature and seal on the left lower corner.

The painting is mounted on light blue brocade with designs of auspicious characters and objects, including character “longevity,” treasures, and double gourds. The sides are made of golden brocade, but the gold foil is almost worn out.

Warm holes on the upper right side, some small stains and dark lines on the top and near the face of the figure. Two repaired damages on the lower right corner. Some warm holes on the mounting as well. The wooden scroll bar is black lacquered.

1617-1691

17th century

2nd half of 17th century

1955/1.262

Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Coral

Saitô Kiyoshi

This work portrays a human profile.

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

1955

1958/2.17

color woodblock print on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Thirty-six Immortal Poets: Taira no Kanemori

Madenokôji Fujifusa

A male figure is sitting sideways, his face looking toward the front right. He wears a long black cap, a red under-kimono, a grayish-color jacket with geometric patterns, and right gray color pantaloons. He holds a fan, which is peeking from the right sleeve. The painting is accompanied by calligraphy on the right side of the figure. The painting is mounted on gold brocade with strips of purple and gold brocade on top and bottom of the painting.

1295-1380

15th century

15th century

1962/1.103

Handscroll section mounted as a hanging scroll: ink and color on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Courtesan in procession

Kitagawa Utamaro

This is a portrait of courtesan and her attendant. The courtesan wears a kimono with overall cherry blossom patterns and a darker color cloak with fan, plover and wave design lining with overall cherry blossom design silk; the cloak is slipping from her right shoulder. Her obi is draped in front; it has overall hollyhock pattern. Her face is white; Her hair is sculpted like a balloon on the top and has broad wings to the side. Tortoise-shell comb and multiple hairpins adorn the hair. She is strolling toward the right. Her attendant is walking behind her, her face and body partially hidden by the courtesan. She wears the matching kimono with plover and wave design; her kimono has long sleeves (furisode), whose openings are tied with ribbons. Her obi, with peony and geometric design, is tied at the back. Her hair is in the similar shape as the courtesan but not too exaggerated. But she wears an enormous hair accessory consisting of cherry blossoms and tassels, made of silver. Her face is also in white. The painting is accompanied by poem written by Santô Kyôden with his signature and two seals. On the lower left, there are the artist's signature and seal. The mounting is made of silk brocade with embroidery in the design of clematis and millets.

1754-1806

18th century

circa 1793-1795

1962/1.104

ink, white pigment, and light color on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Gerhart Hauptmann

Max Liebermann

This etched potrait showcases an older man with an off-center gaze. His features are emphasized by varying pen strokes and cross hatching. There is also some sort of red marking at the lower left hand corner of the page.

1847-1935

20th century

1847-1935

1962/2.23

etching on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Pan Qindai (P'an Ch'in-tai)

Zeng Jing (Tseng Ching)

Painting of a standing male figure facing forward and holding a walking stick, against a blank background surrounded by an inscription, two artist’s seals, seven colophons and accompanying seals of contemporary scholars and artists.

1564-1657

17th century

1621

1966/1.110

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Jan Vos, the Poet

Karel Dujardin

In this bust-length portrait a man appears in dark robes and a starched white collar. He looks directly at the viewer and holds a rolled up piece of paper. Below the image is a Dutch inscription identifying the sitter as Jan Vos.

1622-1678

17th century

1662

1968/2.78

etching and engraving on fine off-white laid paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Marilyn

Andy Warhol

Portrait of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.

1928 - 1987

20th century

1967

1969/1.84

screenprint on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Marilyn

Andy Warhol

Portrait of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.

1928 - 1987

20th century

1967

1969/1.85

screenprint on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Marilyn

Andy Warhol

Portrait of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.

1928 - 1987

20th century

1967

1969/1.86

screenprint on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Lafayette (?)

Louis Boilly

This portrait of a middle aged man is shown in a bust-length view, looking at the viewer, much as if this were a miniature on ivory. The man wears a dark blue coat with a white collar and cravat.

1761-1845

18th-19th century

1761-1845

1973/2.41

pastel on vellum

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Portrait of Sacco and Vanzetti

Ben Shahn

Two men sit at the center of the print with inquisitive looks upon their faces. Certain facial elements are distorted. They stand with shoulders haunched, and pupiless eyes. Both sets of arms are restrained by handcuffs, and they are handcuffed to one another at the center of the print.

1898-1969

20th century

1958

1975/1.70

screenprint on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

Full Record: x-1977-sl-1.180/1977_1_180.JPG

Beauty under Cherry Blossoms

Hosoda Eishi

This is a portrait of a courtesan and her two attendants. The courtesan wears a red cloak with a peacock flying over peonies and a pale green color kimono with “shippô” (seven treasures) pattern. Her green obi, tied in the front, has design of red and blue clouds with gold plants. She is turning away from a viewer to show the gorgeous cloak. Her hair is sculpted in a butterfly shape on the top and has wings to the side. Tortoise-shell combs and multiple hairpins adorn the hair. Her two attendants flank the courtesan; they wear matching, dark green kimono with chrysanthemum flower design and red underkimono. Their kimono have especially long sleeves (furisode), whose openings are tied with ribbons. Their obi are in brocade and tied on their backs. Their hair is sculpted in round shape on their tops and has side wings like the courtesan. They wear silver hair accessories of cherry blossoms and tassels, long hairpins and red silk ribbons. The attendant on the left holds a battledore pad and the right attendant holds a ball. All the women wear black platform sandals. There is a cherry tree in full blossom on the right, from which some petals fall on the women and the ground. There are the artist’s signature and seal on the lower right corner. It has mounting of beige silk and two strips of floral pattern brocade on the top and bottom of the painting.

1756-1829

19th century

1810

1977/1.180

ink and color on silk

rank 10.46828

portrait

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After Manet, from May Days Long Forgotten

Carrie Mae Weems

Black and white photograph in circular format depicting four young African American girls wearing floral dresses lounging on a blanket in the grass.

b. 1953

21st century

2002

2004/2.3

chromogenic color print on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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The Melody Haunts My Reverie

Roy Lichtenstein

The print has a blue background. A girl is shown with blonde hair, red lips and a melancholy facial expression. She holds a microphone, opening her mouth and emitting a speech bubble saying, "The melody haunts my reverie." The artist applied the technique of Ben Day dots to depict her skins.

10/28/1923 - 9/29/1997

20th century

1965

2006/2.2

screenprint on white wove paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

Self Portrait with Saskia

Rembrandt van Rijn

Trimmed to plate mark. Paper size: lh 12 1/10cm & rh 12 3/10cm x tw 10 3/5cm & bw 11cm.

1606-1669

2008/2.406

etching on beige laid paper

rank 10.46828

self-portrait

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Seated Woman

Utagawa Toyokuni III (Kunisada)

A woman in kimono sits with her sleeve to her mouth. The kimono is decorated with fall leaves, and she sits behind lacquwe tea ware. Above her are crest-like decorations in blue, backgrounding the open pages of a book.

1786-1864

19th century

1852

2010/2.49

color woodblock print on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Martin Luther King

Ben Shahn

A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr. His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches. Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.103

wood engraving on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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We Shall Overcome

Ben Shahn

Black line representation of a human head and face, facing the viewer. The head is oval-shaped with vertical parallel lines. The short hair of the person is represented by thick dots and fine curved lines. The nose is formed by straight, vertical lines. Eyebrows are drawn with thick, black lines. "We shall Overcome" is printed in a brown-orange ink across the top of the sheet.

Lithuania, 1898-1969

1965

2011/1.104

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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James Chaney

Ben Shahn

A portrait of James Chaney. His eyes are enlarged and brows thick. His hair is made up of many thick brush strokes. His gaze is centered at the viewer. Above his head is his name written in brown-orange ink.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.105

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Michael Schwerner

Ben Shahn

A portrait of Michael Schwerner. His head is oval-shaped and facial features off-center. His eyes sit unevenly on his face and his brow slightly furrowed. His hair is made of many thick brush strokes. Above his potrait is his name written in brown-orange ink.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.106

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

Black and white lithograph, three quarter portrait representation of Fredrick Douglass: A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .

1965

2011/1.110

serigraph on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait

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Daughters of Mr. Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, OH

Ben Shahn

Two girls in floral dresses stand on a wooden front porch holding matching dolls. Both girls stare inquisitively to their right. Behind them sits a rocking chair and windowsill with lace curtains and a flower box.

1898-1969

1938; printed 1995

2013/2.174

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 10.46828

portrait