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Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.416/2008_2_416.JPG

Baigneuse Assise

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Woven paper size: h 32 1/2cm x tw 24cm & bw 23 9/10cm. Laid paper size: h 21 9/10cm x w 13 3/5cm.

1841-1919

2008/2.416

etching and soft-ground on cream laid paper

rank 1.08244

transfer method

descriptors

figures (representations)

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

intaglio prints

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by gender

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

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Plate with painted design of a covered jar, 'Fragrant Orchid'

Tomimoto Kenkichi

Porcelain plate with raised brown rim. The inner circle uses blue underglaze painting to illustrate a jar with a lid that reads in kanji "fragrant orchid"

1886-1963

20th century

1900-1963

1978/1.165

Porcelain with blue underglaze painting and iron glaze

rank 1.08180

buildings and the land

ceramics

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

dishes

flowers (plants)

herbaceous plants

image-making processes and techniques

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plants

pottery (object genre)

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

stoneware

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

woody plants

writing (processes)

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We Will Accept Our Offering of the End of Autumn

Grace Hartigan

A black and white ink print. Possibly a room in a house.

1922 - 2008

1962-1966

2011/1.67

lithograph on paper

rank 1.08177

british renaissance-baroque architecture styles

british renaissance-baroque styles

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

materials

materials by function

objects we use

people and culture

prints

prints by process or technique

renaissance-baroque regional styles

renaissance-baroque styles

renaissance-baroque styles and periods

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Landscape

Katsushika Hokusai

The print depicts the landscape of hills by the sea, with some residential houses and a bridge in the left foreground. The print also illustrats ships floating on the water and birds flying above the sea from the distant mountain.

1760 - 1849

19th century

1st half of the 19th century

1984/2.38

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.08153

upward

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

descriptors

dwellings

inorganic material

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

residential structures

sailing vessels

sailing vessels by size

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

transportation structures

transportation structures by form

transportation vehicles

vehicles

watercraft

watercraft by method of propulsion

watercraft by specific type

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.327/2005_1.327.JPG

Mauve-and-gold brocade obi with woven chrysanthemum scroll pattern

Artist Unknown, Japan

One continuous length of cloth, doubled back on itself for lining. The front side has a brocade chysanthemum design woven in gold-wrapped thread in three tones. Lozenge pattern with gold-wrapped threads for weft woven throughout.

20th century

circa 1975

2005/1.327

silk brocade woven in lozenge pattern with gold-wrapped threads

rank 1.08117

patterning

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

costume by form

costumes

descriptors

design elements

fabric

main garments

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

textile construction processes and techniques

textile processes and techniques

textile weaving processes and techniques

textile weaving techniques

weft patterning

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Censer with Maltese crosses, birds, and columns

Artist Unknown, Coptic, Egypt

The body of this cylindrical censer is decorated with eight columns spaced at regular intervals. The lid of the censer consists of an openwork dome divided into sections by eight vertical ribs that converge at its apex. An arched horizontal band intersects the midpoint of the ribs, and these eight junctures are marked with a projecting bird that holds a small bronze ball dangling from its beak. Two segments of the dome are decorated with Maltese crosses while another two feature curved plant forms. The apex is surmounted by a finial comprised of a globe topped by a Maltese cross on which a bird holding a piece of fruit perches.

6th-7th century

500-699

1960/2.4

bronze

rank 1.08093

animals and creatures

architectural elements

associated concepts

ceremonial containers

christianity

columns and column components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by function or context

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

crosses (motifs)

descriptors

design elements

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

motifs

nonferrous metal

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

supporting and resisting elements

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.226/2008_2_226.JPG

Untitled

Charles Clough

Abstract expressionist painting done on a paper collage that has been cut along the edges of the brushstrokes. Some images visible under the paint: page from pornographic magazine (penis); text: “TOY GUNS”; reproductions of expressionist painting; close-up of a butterfly from National Geographic-type publication; car.

born 1951

20th century

1983

2008/2.226

enamel on paper collage

rank 1.08085

associated concepts

derivative objects

descriptors

found object sculpture

image-making processes and techniques

international post-1945 styles and movements

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

originals and derivative objects

people and culture

philosophical concepts

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

sculpture

sculpture by material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.232/2008_2_232.JPG

Early Stage of Proposal for General Mills Commission (Egyptian Beauty)

Jene Highstein

Heavily worked and reworked pencil drawing on large square of grid paper. Form is an ovoid shape with longitudinal and lateral lines, thinner than it is tall, fit into a rectangular box that represents the block of stone to be carved. At the bottom right of the sketched image, Highstein has noted the dimensions (7’ x 7’ x 2’) x 7. Seven blocks of granite at 2’ x 2’ x 7’ were meant to be stacked and carved into the proposed shape.

(1942 - )

20th century

1987

2008/2.232

graphite on paper

rank 1.08085

visual arts

abstraction

animal material

animal material by form or function

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

descriptors

egg and egg components

forms of expression

inorganic material

international post-1945 styles and movements

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

rock

rock by form

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Royal Elephant Mask (Bajoun)

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.305

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

rank 1.08081

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

aristocracy

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

cameroon grassfields

cameroon styles

costume

costume by function

descriptors

groups of people

mammals

nobility

object genres

object genres by form

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

political figures

social classes

social classes by specific type

social groups

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

upper class

west african styles

Portrait of an unidentified Tibetan lama (teacher)

Artist Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

A very finely hollow cast bronze portrait sculpture of a seated figure, with the lotus dais and pointed monk's cap cast in one piece with the figure.

The monk is shown seated in the padmasana (lotus) pose, with each foot resting sole-upward on the opposite knee. In his right hand, he holds a vajra (a double-pronged scepter) and simultaneously makes the vitarka gesture for teaching. His left hand, resting on his lap, holds a bell. His costume consists of a dhoti, which is knotted high on his torso; a short-sleeved shirt, crossed over his chest and decorated with incised scroll patterns, with a fret design at the border; and an overrobe that wraps around his left shoulder and is draped over his right shoulder. His face has a broad forehead, incised eyebrows in a high arch; downcast eyes, with leaf-shaped upper eyelids; a broad, flat nose; a sweet smile and full lips; and a narrow chin. His tall, pointed monk's cap, which completely hides his hair, has flaps that spread to reach his upper arms.

1995/1.57

bronze

rank 1.07954

hollow-bodied

asian

associated concepts

bells and sets of bells

chordophones

descriptors

design elements

directly struck idiophones

motifs

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

percussion idiophones

plant-derived motifs

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

south asian

struck idiophones

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.94/1983_2.94.JPG

Hôeido Tôkaidô Series: Sakanoshita, Fudesute-mine (Toss-away-the-brush Mountain)

Andô Hiroshige

A print of tavelers in the mountains. Some are walking, some resting in the tent, some looking into the distance at the mountains across the canyon.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1983/2.94

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.07930

upward

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

demountable buildings

descriptors

inorganic material

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plants

portable buildings

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by design

single built works by specific type

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by subject type

woody plants

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.74/2000_2.74.JPG-2

Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.74

brass and glass beads with cowrie shells

rank 1.07918

beads and sets of beads

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

costume

costume accessories

costume by form

descriptors

main garments

main garments for the lower body

materials

materials by composition

object genres

object genres by form

objects of adornment

objects we use

shell (animal material)

shell and shell material

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Orchids Room

Unge (Taigan)

Horizontally oriented. Begins with two large characters then a series of folliage imagery proceeded by calligraphy. Ink on paper, hand scroll.

1773-1850

19th century

1823

1968/2.25

handscroll, ink on paper

rank 1.07894

animals

asia (continent)

asian

buildings and the land

descriptors

flowers (plants)

forms

geographic and political locations

herbaceous plants

image-making processes and techniques

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

making art

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plant material

plants

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

woody plants

writing (processes)

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Home in the Hills

Thomas Doughty

This landscape painting shows rounded green mountains receding into the distance and soft sunlight streaming through billowy white clouds. In the foreground, painted in tones of dark brown and green, there is a rocky formation and a small waterfall formed by a stream passing over the rocks. One tall tree with lush greenery stands on the far left and a smaller tree frames the scene on the right. In the central part of the painting there is a stone house and pond. A few figures are scattered in this grassy area and someone stands in the open doorway of the house. The background shows a wide valley extending into the distance. Spots of sunlight highlight areas of the landscape such as the waterfall, the house, tree formations and the hillside above the house.

1793-1856

19th century

circa 1840

1983/2.241

oil on panel

rank 1.07861

associated concepts

atmospheric effects

buildings and the land

descriptors

dwellings

earth sciences concepts

geography

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

people and culture

people and occupations

physical sciences concepts

plants

residential structures

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the natural world

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

waterscapes

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

woody plants

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.262/1987_1.262.JPG

Fragment of a gaming piece with male slaying beast, possibly Hercules and the Erymanthian boar, zigzag pattern with incised circles in border

Samson Carver, Pricked-Ivories Workshop, Cologne, Germany

Fragment of circular gaming piece carved in elephant ivory in high relief. Standing male figure wearing knee-length robe holds sword in right hand and stabs inverted beast in the chest. Forelegs of beast end in hooves; head of beast characterized by large eye and pronounced nostril. Left arm of figure and rear half of the beast missing. Border contains zigzag pattern with bead motif.

12th century

circa 1150

1987/1.262

elephant ivory

rank 1.07861

animals and creatures

bone

bone by form

card, table and board game elements

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

dentin

descriptors

edged weapons

mammals

materials

materials by composition

object-making processes and techniques

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for competitive activities

relief

sculpture techniques

tooth and tooth components

tooth components

weapons

weapons and ammunition

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.442/2008_2_442.JPG

Mother and Children in Garden

Artist Unknown

Sticker added to front of the print stamped with the numbers "1345". Colors: green, blue, purple, peach, yellow. Paper size: lh 44 & rh 44 1/5cm x tw 61 2/5cm & bw 61 3/10cm. Plate & Image Size: lh 30 4/5cm & rh 30 3/5cm x tw 45 3/5cm & bw 45 2/5cm.

2008/2.442

color etching, aquatint and soft-ground on Arches beige laid paper

rank 1.07854

transfer method

buildings and the land

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

intaglio prints

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by form

parents

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by age group

people by family relationship

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

youth

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The Butcher's Dog

James McNeill Whistler

A partial view of a butcher's shop is seen frontally from across the road. To the left is an arched doorway within a pedimented entryway; a woman holding a baby stands silhouetted against the doorway while a little girl sits on the stoop. To the right is an arched shopfront that comprises both the doorway and the window in which hangs two large cuts of meat. The window of the shop is partially screened by an awning the extends before the facade of the building. A dog is seen sitting in front of the shop window.

1834-1903

19th century

1896

1954/1.464

transfer lithograph on wove paper

rank 1.07854

animals

animals and creatures

architectural elements

architecture

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

figures

mammals

materials

materials by function

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

people and culture

people and occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

roads

roads by form

the natural world

transportation spaces

windows and window components

Full Record: x-1968-sl-2.67/1968_2.67.JPG

Twilight

Charles Warren Eaton

Landscape painting with green marshy field in foreground, a grouping of trees in the middle ground on right side of canvas, and blue sky with patches of soft clouds above.

1857-1937

19th century

1892

1968/2.67

oil on canvas

rank 1.07845

associated concepts

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

evening

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern american styles and periods

modern north american fine arts styles and movements

modern north american styles and movements

natural landscapes

ornament areas

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the americas

the natural world

time

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

waterscapes

wetlands

woody plants

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.383.4/2008_2_383_4.JPG

Old Beggar with One Crutch, from "Beggar Series" or "Les Gueux"

Jacques Callot

A man is seen from the back, dressed n rags and leaning on a staff. He has a hat over cloth that is wrapped around his head. The single figure dominates the composition.

Paper size: h 21 7/10cm x w 15cm. Plate sizeL h 13 4/5cm x w 8 4/5cm.

circa 1621

2008/2.383.4

etching on medium laid paper

rank 1.07822

transfer method

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

intaglio prints

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by gender

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

the human body

torsos

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.209/2011_2.209.JPG

Castronauts

Roberto Sebastián Antonio Echaurren Matta

An abstract arrangement of coils, arcs, angular and organic forms in "space" shading from rose to blue.

1911-2002

1965

2011/2.209

color etching and aquatint on paper

rank 1.07813

intaglio

air and space transportation vehicles

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

objects we use

people and culture

photogravure

photomechanical processes

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

transportation vehicles

vehicles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.304/1987_1.304.JPG

Arita ware shallow dish with landscape scene of fishing boats by a willow tree

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1987/1.304

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 1.07794

buildings and the land

ceramics

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

deciduous trees

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by location

physical activities by specific context

plants

pottery (object genre)

settlements and landscapes

stoneware

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels for serving and consuming food

water activities

woody plants

Full Record: x-2011-sl-1.78/2011_1_78.JPG

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Stanford Lipsey

A photograph of part of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California.

American, born 1927

2006

2011/1.78

digital print on paper

rank 1.07784

additive and joining processes and techniques

assembling

buildings and the land

descriptors

modern american styles and periods

modern north american styles and movements

people and culture

performing arts buildings

performing arts structures

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the americas

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.132/1948_1.132.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #39 Okazaki, Yahagi Bridge over the Toyokawa River

Andô Hiroshige

The print depicts an arch bridge over water, with travelers walking across the bridge. Several boats are sailing on the water, while two fishermen are standing on the shallow area by the waterbank.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1850

1948/1.132

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.07781

transfer method

buildings and the land

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

relief prints

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

transportation structures

transportation structures by form

transportation vehicles

vehicles

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

watercraft

watercraft by general type

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.134/1985_2.134.JPG

Frontispiece to Johann Kaspar Lavatar, Aphorisms on Man

William Blake

Print of a man sitting and ooking up toward a figure holding an inscribed sign with Greek letters.

1757-1827

18th century

plate 1788

1985/2.134

engraving on paper

rank 1.07735

descriptors

fiber and fiber products

fiber products

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

man

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

measuring devices

measuring devices for extent

objects we use

people and occupations

sandglasses

seating furniture

single seating furniture

text-based art

timepieces

timepieces by form

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.273/1982_1.273.JPG

Engaged capital with vine rinceau, palmette leaves, and rosettes

Anonymous French

Engaged capital carved in grayish, coarse sandstone (arkose). The bell-shaped drum is decorated with a pattern of vine rinceau that encircles palmette leaves in a roughly symmetrical arrangement on each face of the capital. These ornamental plant forms are deeply undercut to highlight the pattern in sharp relief. A pair of volutes decorated with vertical striations springs from the vine rinceau in the upper portion of each face of the capital. A rosette enclosed in a circle appears at the top edge of the center of each face of the capital, above the point where the branches of the volutes diverge.

First quarter of 12th century

1100-1125

1982/1.273

sandstone

rank 1.07723

architectural elements

capitals and capital components

column components

columns and column components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

design elements

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

motifs

object-making processes and techniques

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plant-derived motifs

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

relief

rock

rock by form

scrollwork

sculpture techniques

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

supporting and resisting elements

Full Record: x-2003-sl-2.59.1/2003_2.59.JPG

Vairocana Buddha (Japanese, Dainichi Nyorai)

Artist Unknown, Japan

A figure is sitting on a lotus-shaped pedestal, which is itself placed on an hexagonal pedestal. The figure wears a drape hanging from the left shoulder and covering the bottom. The arms are placed in front; right hand holding the left index finger. The facial expression is calm; the two eyes looking down; a dot on the forehead. Two elongated ears. A tall crown on the head. The two halos are on the back of the figure; one behind the head and other behind the torso. Two halos are surrounded by an oval-shaped dais. The statue and pedestals are guilded with gold; some polychrome remnants.

17th century

17th century

2003/2.59.1

cypress wood with gesso, lacquer, polychrome, and gilding

rank 1.07688

associated concepts

buddhist doctrinal concepts

descriptors

design elements

doctrinal concepts

earth sciences concepts

figures (representations)

motifs

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

physical sciences concepts

plant-derived motifs

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

scientific concepts

sculpture

sculpture by subject type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

Full Record: x-1953-sl-1.27/1953_1.27.JPG

Figure

Henry Moore

A small carved wood sculpture depicting a seated figure with legs crossed.

(Castleford, England, 7/30/1898 - 8/31/1986, Hertforshire, England)

20th century

1932

1953/1.27

lignum vitae with wood base

rank 1.07679

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

genres

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plant material

sculpture

sculpture by material

sculpture by technique

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1993-sl-2.1/1993_2.1.JPG

St. Jerome in His Study

Albrecht Dürer

This engraving depicts a comfortable domestic interior. An old bearded man sits poring over a book at table in the back of the room. A lion and dog rest on the floor in the foreground. Various other objects appear around the room, including a skull, books, slippers, a crucifix, and a pair of scissors.

Nüremberg, 1471-1528

16th century

1514

1993/2.1

engraving on laid paper

rank 1.07612

image form

transfer method

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals and creatures

bavaria (state)

descriptors

europe (continent)

geographic and political locations

germany (nation)

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

intaglio prints

mammals

materials

materials by origin

mittelfranken (national district)

objects we use

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

views

views by vantage point or orientation

visual works

visual works by form

visual works by medium or technique

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Les Voisins de Campagne

Félix Hilaire Buhot

Paper size: lh 24cm & rh 23 4/5cm x tw 29cm & bw 29 1/5cm. Image size: h 13 1/2cm x w 18cm.

1847-1898

2008/2.458

etching, drypoint and soft-ground etching on beige laid paper

rank 1.07564

settlement area

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories carried

descriptors

dwellings

engraving (printing process)

houses

houses by location

houses by location or context

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

mammals

objects we use

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

residential structures

rural houses

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Jain Tirthankara and a monk with animal forest scene, no. 12 from a Digambara series

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

Two distinct registers divide a page in half. At the top, a yellow-orange colored nude jina sits in lotus position upon a three tiered throne [a patterned blue level at the bottom on feet, with an orange section with gold and red decoration and a green level at the top with gold vertical stripes]. He sits against a red background adorned with a pattern of three white dots. The background takes the shape of an elegant cusped arch with a green and white pattern along its outside with a gold pattern at its sides. To the right of the seated figure a nude Digambara monk sits with his legs folded and one knee up on a less elaborate throne with a lota or pot at the corner and a crossed bookstand to the side holding a book with some devanagari writing on it. He raises his right arm and holds his left to his ear.

Placed under a band of curving yellow stripes, the bottom register represents animals in a landscape. At the bottom are clumps of grass with four stylized mountain forms in blue at the right. Above the mountains stands a tiger facing a family of antelope striding towards him. The family consists of the blue male with his long spiraling horns and a yellow doe below him with a flesh-colored in front of her. Another small yellow fawn takes up the rear. Clumps of light blue and green grasses fill in the background.

18th century

18th century

1975/2.178

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 1.07525

upward

animals and creatures

associated concepts

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

descriptors

figures (representations)

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

mammals

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

people by occupation

people by state or condition

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

plant material

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

settlements and landscapes

vessels

visual works

visual works by subject type

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A Visit to the Gallery

Pier Celestino Gilardi

Two women on a settee dressed in elegant 19th century attire, one holding a fan and the other a parasol, while another richly clad woman leans in close beside them, in a lavishly decorated interior setting with ornately carved gilded walls, a large mirror above the settee, inlaid marble floor, and large vases to either side of the settee. In the center of the room is a sculpture of the Medici Venus on a pedestal with her back to the viewer, her reflection evident in the mirror. Between the base of the sculpture and the viewer is an elaborately carved gilt stool covered with rich red fabric. Beside the sculpture, another woman holding a book walks towards the cluster of women.

1837 - 1905

19th century

1877

1895.94

oil on canvas

rank 1.07469

allegory and literature

building divisions

candles and candleholders

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

display rooms and spaces

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

genres

household objects

inorganic material

lighting devices

lighting devices by form

materials

materials by composition

mythology

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

reflections

rock

rock by form

roman

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by function

sculpture by subject type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Standing Figure

Alberto Giacometti

An elongated figure with minimal features stands on a small rectangular base with left foot slightly forward. The metal has a texture resembling molten wax.

1901 - 1966

20th century

1957

1958/1.137

bronze

rank 1.07429

visual arts

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

figures

forming

forms of expression

genres

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

modern and contemporary art

nonferrous metal

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

Formal gray kimono with gilt, embroidered and appliquéd saga brocade cloud designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray silk damask with surihaku (gilt), embroidered and appliquéd brocade designs, bordered in couched gold-wrapped threads. Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below. Has double oak-leaf (kashiwa) crest embroidered in gold thread.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.378

gray twill silk with brocade and embroidery designs

rank 1.07407

patterning

associated concepts

costume

costume by form

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

main garments

needleworking

needleworking and needleworking techniques

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

scientific concepts

textile construction processes and techniques

textile processes and techniques

textile weaving processes and techniques

textile weaving techniques

textile working processes and techniques

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

weft patterning

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Requiem

Erwin Binder

bronze abstract sculpture

1934-1993

20th century

1988

2004/2.107

bronze on concrete

rank 1.07347

architecture

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

modern and contemporary art

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

nonferrous metal

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

sculpture

sculpture by location or context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Growing Forms

David Smith

A roughly teardrop-shaped sculpture of shiny cast aluminum. Within the basic organic shape are several curls and a shape that appears to be a woman or perhaps a fetus. The sculpture sits atop a tall wooden base composed of a stack of fat disc shapes.

1906-1965

20th century

1939

1980/1.213A

cast aluminum on wood base

rank 1.07347

visual arts

abstraction

artistic concepts

associated concepts

biological concepts

concepts in the arts

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

events

forms of expression

inorganic material

life

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

objects we use

people and culture

personal life events

scientific concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

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Sawankhalok Ware Covered Box with a conch handle, a band of star, and a band of vegetal scroll design

Artist Unknown, Thailand, Sawankhalok ware

Small-size covered box, with a handle surrounded by a raised stylized calyx, which imitates the growth pattern of the top of a mangosteen, and a band of star points at the rim of the lid. The body has a band of vegetal scrolls. Brown-and-cream glaze.

14th-15th century

14th century - 15th century

2005/1.462A&B

stoneware with brown and cream glaze

rank 1.07323

asian

ceramics

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

materials

materials by composition

motifs

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

pottery (object genre)

scrolls (motifs)

shell (animal material)

shell and shell material

southeast asian

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

thai

thai pottery styles

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The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #8 Hiratsuka

Andô Hiroshige

Two Barges on Open Water in front of a Peninsula, with mountains in the distance.

1797-1858

late 1830s

2008/2.327

woodblock print on paper

rank 1.07308

upward

bodies of water and components of bodies of water

buildings and the land

components of bodies of water

descriptors

dwellings

inorganic material

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

residential structures

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

transportation vehicles

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vehicles

watercraft

watercraft by general type

woody plants

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Parícutin Volcano Project

Peter Hutchinson

Two photographs of Parícutin volcano (central Mexico) mounted on cardboard, one below the other.

(1930 - )

20th century

1970

2008/2.233

photographs on cardboard

rank 1.07229

upward

buildings and the land

descriptors

environmental art

food

geographic and political locations

image-making processes and techniques

international post-1945 styles and movements

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by function

natural landscapes

north and central america (continent)

objects we use

people and culture

photography

photography and photographic processes and techniques

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Tsuba (sword guard) with design of Kanzan (Chinese, Han Shan) and Jittoku (Chinese, Shihde), two Zen eccentrics

Artist Unknown, Japan

Circular tsuba, made of iron. It has two holes in the middle. Two figures, Kanzan and Jittoku, are carved on the lower right corner. Kanzan, who holds a scroll on his hand, and Jittoku, who holds a bloom stick and pointing to the sky, are looking upward. The two figures are carved slightly higher than the surface. On the back, there is the moon partially obscured by clouds. Gold and silver alloy inlays are applied to the moon and the clouds. Gold is also inlayed in their eyes, parts of the garments, and Kanzan's scroll. Shakudô (copper-gold alloy) is inlayed in Jittoku's bloom and his jacket collars.

18th century

early 18th century

1978/2.5

iron with gold, silver, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy) inlays

rank 1.07212

associated concepts

buddhism

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

edged weapon components

edged weapons

japanese buddhism

motifs

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

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

physical sciences concepts

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

scientific concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

weapon components

weapons

weapons and ammunition

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Plum Blossoms in Snow

Chang Ku-nien, Chen Shu-chen

In this snowy scene a plum tree and rock seem are seen atop a hill. The elegant, contorted trunk and branches of the tree create a visual arch over the image, framing the rock, snow, and block of calligraphic text below.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.129

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 1.07191

associated concepts

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

deciduous trees

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by function

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

precipitation

scientific concepts

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

woody plants

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Temple bell

Artist Unknown

Wood base for a temple bell.

20th century

20th century

2002/2.237D

wood

rank 1.07166

hollow-bodied

bells and sets of bells

buildings and the land

chordophones

descriptors

directly struck idiophones

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

percussion idiophones

plant material

religious buildings

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

struck idiophones

support furniture

wood and wood products

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Drawing of a Point in Summer

Richard Tuttle

Two sweeping marks made with crayon in the middle of the page. This abstract form resembles the letter “T” with ends that curve back in, or a “P” whose loop isn’t closed.

Born 1941

20th century

1973

2008/2.260

black crayon on paper

rank 1.07160

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

information form components

intaglio printing processes

international post-1945 styles and movements

people and culture

phonetic signs

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

script and type forms

script and type signs

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Corner Decoration of a Painted Ceiling

Flaminio Innocenzo Minozzi

Seen from below, the drawing shows an illusionistic painted corner of a ceiling. A balustrade below which are architectural details including putti, swags, and acanthus leaves.

1735-1817

18th-19th century

1735-1817

1959/2.34

pen and black ink with ink wash

rank 1.07071

architectural elements

ceilings

components

components and systems

components by general context

components by specific context

descriptors

drawing (image-making)

drawing and drawing techniques

drawing techniques

image-making processes and techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

surface elements

surface elements and surface element components

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Saint Amond

Jacques Callot

Entire print is backed with a peice of beige laid paper. There is a hole in the print at the left-cetner. A tear has been repared at the lower left corner. Print was trimmed just larger than the frame, leaving more space at the bottom of the image. Paper size: h 20 3/5cm x tw 28 1/5cm & bw 28 2/5cm. Image size: h 19 1/2cm x tw 27 9/10cm & bw 28 1/10cm.

2008/2.382

etching on beige laid paper & backed with beige laid paper

rank 1.07011

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

buildings and the land

concepts in the arts

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

religious buildings

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Color Messages B

Carroll Dunham

A print in primary colors as well as green.

b. 1949

1986

2011/1.68

lithograph on paper

rank 1.06983

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

image-making processes and techniques

lithography

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

objects we use

people and culture

photographic prints

photographic prints by color

photographs

photographs by form

planographic printing processes

positives

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Brown and White Porcelain Inkwell, Nippon inkwell stand, hand painted gold, art nouveau

Artist Unknown

A porcelain inkwell with a rectangular body and a penstand on the one side; and it is decorated with drawings and patterns of brown leaves. There is no lid cover for the inkwell.

1875-1975

2010/1.304

porcelain, gold

rank 1.06976

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

european

european styles and periods

gold and gold alloy

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

modern british ceramics styles

modern british decorative arts styles and movements

modern british styles and movements

modern european regional styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

nonferrous metal

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Hyena Puppet Head (Nama, Sogu kun)

Artist Unknown, African, Bamana Peoples, Mali

Stylized wood carving of hyena head; two pieces of wood joined to form articulating jaw. edged with prominent teeth. short upright ears, long triangular nose or snout; eyes, teeth, nose and crown of head overlaid with sheet metal. Wood is unpainted.

20th century

circa 1950

1971/2.23

wood, sheet metal

rank 1.06971

animals and creatures

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

performing arts buildings

performing arts structures

puppets

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for noncompetitive activities

sculpture

sculpture by material

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Beaded Miniature Hat

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.164

wool cloth, raffia, leather, glass beads and shells

rank 1.06954

accessories worn on the head

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

headgear

object genres

object genres by form

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

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Cup

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

late 19th century

1984/2.31

wood

rank 1.06940

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

western democratic republic of congo styles

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Articulation: Formulation, from the portfolio "Formulation: Articulation"

Josef Albers

American, born Germany, 1888-1976

20th century

1972

1983/1.336.26

screenprint on paper

rank 1.06896

transfer method

aegean

aegean periods

associated concepts

descriptors

early western world

geometric concepts

geometric figures

greek

image-making processes and techniques

mathematical concepts

mediterranean

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

people and culture

plane figures

polygons

printing

printing and printing processes and techniques

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

quadrilaterals

scientific concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual and tactile

visual works

visual works by medium or technique