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Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Secondary Keywords

King Gustav III of Sweden (1746-1792) (?)

Artist Unknown

n.d.

1895.40

oil on canvas

rank 11.01254

europe

historical figures

locality

people and occupations

political figures

royalty

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The Calling of St. Matthew; Verso: Very faint sketch for a figural composition i

Filippo Bellini

c.1550-1604

16th century

16th century

1976/1.234

ink and wash, heightened with white over black chalk on white paper

rank 10.99519

architecture

historical figures

man

objects

people and occupations

religious figures

saint

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The Night Fête

Katsukawa Shunkô II

act. 1810s - 1820s

19th century

1800-1820

1960/1.153

woodblock print on paper

rank 10.66816

historical figures

people and occupations

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Rubbing of image of Confucius

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

1644-1912

1975/1.74

ink on paper

rank 10.66816

historical figures

people and occupations

Portrait of a Woman

Artist Unknown

n.d.

1895.63

oil on canvas

rank 10.64784

figures

historical figures

people and occupations

The Receding Race, or The Last of the Indians

Colton, Zahm and Roberts

19th century

1868

1895.86

chromolithograph on paper

rank 10.55215

historical figures

man

people and occupations

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Hildesheim

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

July 31, 1891

1972/2.510

graphite on paper

rank 10.55215

architecture

historical figures

people and occupations

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Portrait of Theodore Chase

Frederick Vinton

1846-1911

19th century

1886

1988/2.33

oil on canvas

rank 10.55215

historical figures

man

people and occupations

Bust of Cicero

Anonymous Roman

19th century

19th century

before1876.1

marble

rank 10.55215

historical figures

man

people and occupations

Element from a mosiac frieze, entrance hall of the H.O. Havemeyer House New York (one of 10 elements)

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This mosaic panel depicts flowers and tendrils against a background with both a chevron pattern and a round flower-like patten. Along either side is a tapering beige element that is half of a blade of a plant; when joined with another panel, they create a full plant blade. [fragment]

1848-1933

19th century

1890-1891

1986.146.8G

iridescent glass and plaster

rank 10.43863

architecture

buildings

historical figures

people and occupations

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Voltaire Composing 'La Pucelle d'Orléans or Le Rêve'

Ransonnette and Saint-Aubin

18th century

1782

1981/1.322

engraving on paper

rank 10.32753

allegory and literature

historical figures

literary

people and occupations

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Roman Torso

Clarence John Laughlin

1905 - 1985

20th century

1954

1996/1.45

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 10.32753

historical figures

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

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St. Michael Overcoming Satan

Giovanni Rovere

1575-1640

Late 16th or early 17th century

1575-1640

1970/2.60

pen, brown ink and brown wash, heightened with white

rank 10.27265

demons

historical figures

horns

men on horseback

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

religion

religious figures

subject matter

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Roman Antiquities Series. Vol. III, Pl. V. Mattoni quadrati segati e linee diag

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Venice, 1720 - 1778, Rome

18th century

1720-1778

1955/2.6

etching on paper

rank 10.21877

architecture

historical figures

people and occupations

text-based art

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Dish: Abraham and the Three Angels

Bernard Palissy

16th century

1550-1575

1969/2.163

faience ware

rank 10.11227

historical figures

objects we use

people and occupations

religion

subject matter

vessels

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Seated Figure

Artist Unknown, Mexican, Colima Culture

circa 700

1983/1.355

terracotta

rank 9.90581

americas

historical figures

locality

medium

north & central america

people and occupations

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(Christmas Card)

Sears Gallagher

1869-1955

20th century

1869-1940

1940.161

etching on paper

rank 9.80571

child

clothing

historical figures

man

men

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and occupations

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Poster: Toros en Vallavris 1955 (Vallauris)

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

20th century

1955

1957/1.120

three-color linoleum cut on paper

rank 9.80571

animals

historical figures

mammals

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

posters

the natural world

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Children of Niobe

Stanley William Hayter

1901-1988

20th century

1954

1983/2.38

color lithograph on paper

rank 9.70761

family

genres

historical figures

how we live

man

modern and contemporary art

movement

people and occupations

relationships

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The Bible: Abraham Approaching Sodom with Three Angels

Marc Chagall

Russia, 1889-1985

20th century

1929-1930

1953/1.67

etching on paper

rank 9.61145

allegory and literature

historical figures

man

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

religion

subject matter

women

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Caesar Pausing at the Rubicon

Federico Zuccaro

1543-1609

Late 16th century

late 16th century

1970/2.32

pen and brown ink with brown wash

rank 9.61145

animals

army

historical figures

mammals

military

objects

people and occupations

the natural world

transportation

vehicles

weaponry

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The Sacrifice of Abraham

David Courlander

1866 - 1961

20th century

1900-1961

1985/2.90

oil on canvas board

rank 8.90574

allegory and literature

animals

atmospheric effects

historical figures

landscapes

mammals

modern and contemporary art

objects

old testament

people and occupations

plants

religion

subject matter

the natural world

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Pferderennen (Racetrack)

Rudolf Grossmann

1882 - 1941

20th century

2000/2.198

graphite on wove paper

rank 8.83556

animals

architecture

atmospheric effects

genres

historical figures

horse racing

how we live

mammals

man

man on horseback

people and occupations

sketches

the natural world

women

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Warriors Receiving Blessing From God at Waterfall (Taigan jôju arigatakitsubo)

Utagawa Kunisada

1786-1864

19th century

1864

1985/1.171A

color woodblock print on paper

rank 8.63031

army

descriptors

forming

geography

historical figures

military

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

standing

the natural world

waterscapes

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H. Berlioz....Lélio: La Harpe éolienne

Henri Fantin-Latour

1836-1904

19th century

circa 1888 (n.d.)

1961/2.33

lithograph on paper

rank 8.62034

historical figures

man

man on horseback

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

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Caricatures of Voltaire (Thirty-seven heads of Voltaire)

Artist Unknown, England

n.d.

1981/1.325

etching on paper

rank 8.21435

image form

historical figures

objects we use

people and occupations

visual works

visual works by form

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Boyhood of Lincoln

Eastman Johnson

Painting of a young boy sitting in front of a fireplace reading a book in a dark interior setting.

1824-1906

19th century

1868

1895.90

oil on canvas

rank 7.00818

architectural elements

buildings and the land

child

components

components and systems

components by specific context

dwellings

figures

fireplaces and fireplace components

furniture

genres

heating and cooking elements

historical figures

houses

houses by form

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

man

men on horseback

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

political figures

president

residential structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Our Country Needs Ships

Herbert Meyer

Text: OUT COUNTRY NEEDS SHIPS to carry our boys "Over There" and keep them well supplied with Food, Clothing and the Munitions of War. The product made in this plant is used for building shops. The shops can be completed only as fast as the material and equipment for each ship arrives at the shipyard. If every man does a better day's work every day, the ships can be built faster. BE TRUE TO THE BOYS WHO ARE GIVING THEIR LIVES FOR YOU - United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation - Issued by Publications Section, Philadelphia

Born 1882

20th century

circa 1917

1954/2.35.64

color lithograph on paper

rank 6.95604

architecture

armed conflicts

child

declaratory and advertising artifacts

events

family

historical figures

how we live

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

machine

modern and contemporary art

named men

named people

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

relationships

ships

sky

text-based art

war

world wars

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Caravaggio's Medusa (Medusa Marinara), from The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project

Vik Muniz

Porcelain plate imprinted with the photographic image of a female head in pasta and marinara sauce.

born 1961

20th century

1999

1999/1.108

photographic image on porcelain

rank 6.42760

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

dishes

figures (representations)

genres in the arts

historical, theoretical and critical concepts

literary, oral and motion picture genres

materials

materials by function

objects we use

people and culture

vessels for serving and consuming food

visual works

visual works by subject type

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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 5.32910

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

deaths

descriptors

entertainers

events

figures

historical, theoretical and critical concepts

icons

image-making processes and techniques

international post-1945 styles and movements

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

personal life events

photographs

photographs by subject type

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

printing

printing and printing processes and techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

social science concepts

social status

sociological concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type