After Pietro Longhi
Italian, ca. 1700-1785
Joseph Wagner, publisher
The Moorish Juggler, ca. 1750-1760
Etching and engraving on paper
Image: 45.2 x 35.7 cm (17 13/16 x 14 1/16 inches)
Walter H. Kimball Fund 2013.77.2
Curator Gina Borromeo explains how unfinished pieces such as one give us insight into how ancient Egyptian sculptors worked.
Egyptian, Ptolemaic Period, 332–30 BCE
Sculptor’s Model of a Striding King, 305–250 BCE
Limestone, traces of paint
24.7 x 8.3 x 8.9 cm (9 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches)
Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2014.2
A look at the graphic-design inspiration and challenges behind Circus.
Intern Margaret North finds that every successful treasure hunt has a moment of shining glory.
Philippe Auguste Hennequin
Allegory in Honor of Napoleon (Allégorie sur la Liberté de l’Italie), ca. 1797
Pen and ink, and graphite on paper
20.5 x 16.2 cm (8 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches)
Anonymous gift 58.077
Using a questionnaire, curator Peter Selz—and the artists he queried—helped define a movement.
Robert Arneson, “Funk” Questionnaire
© Estate of Robert Arneson/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY