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16th Century

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    Christ in the House of Simon

    Attributed to Benedikt Dreyer
    German
    Christ in the House of Simon, ca. 1515-1525
    Oak with polychromy and gilding
    57.8 x 62.2 x 12.4 cm (22 3/4 x 24 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 49.067

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    Madonna and Child with Saint Barbara and Saint Catherine

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish
    Madonna and Child with Saint Barbara and Saint Catherine, ca. 1525
    Oil on panel
    91.4 x 87 cm (36 x 34 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.196

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    The Adoration of the Magi

    Circle of Jan de Beer
    Flemish, ca. 1475-1528
    The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1510
    Pen and ink with white heightening on olive-brown prepared paper
    33.8 x 26.8 cm (13 5/16 x 10 5/8 inches)
    Museum purchase: gift of the Museum Associates 61.090

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    The Entombment

    Martin Schongauer, designer
    German, ca. 1430-1491
    The Entombment, The Passion, ca. 1480
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 16.4 x 11.4 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 32.185

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th Century
    Cut and uncut silk velvet with gold wrapped yarn
    Length: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.095

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    Study of Seated Male Figure

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Daniele da Volterra, previous attribution
    Italian, 1509-1566
    Study of Seated Male Figure, 16th Century
    Red chalk on beige laid paper
    39.4 x 27 cm (15 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1006

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    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha, section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Sheet: 11.1 x 26 cm (4 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.3

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd
    Textile fragment, 16th Century-17th Century
    Silk velvet
    Length: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.144A

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd
    Textile fragment, 16th Century-17th Century
    Silk velvet
    Length: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.144B

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    Pietà

    Tilman Riemenschneider
    German, ca. 1460-1531
    Pietà, ca. 1515-1525
    Lindenwood with polychromy
    45.7 x 38.1 x 13.2 cm (18 x 15 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.128

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    Adam and Eve

    Jan Gossaert
    Netherlandish, ca. 1472-ca. 1533
    Adam and Eve, ca. 1525
    Black chalk, stumped, and black crayon
    62.1 x 45.9 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/16 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 48.425

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    Textile length

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile length, 1500-1550
    Silk
    25.4 x 15.2 cm (10 x 6 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.232

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian, Sicily
    Textile fragment, ca. 1500
    Silk
    19.4 x 23.8 cm (7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches) (top piece)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.419

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    Bella Donna Plate with Representation of Mary Magdalene

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy; Gubbio
    Bella Donna Plate with Representation of Mary Magdalene, 1500-1550
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Robert Lehman 57.302

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    Casket decorated with scenes of the Punic War

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy; Venice
    Casket decorated with scenes of the Punic War, ca. 1500
    Wood with molded ‘pastiglia’ decoration, gilt
    15.2 x 21 x 14 cm (6 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.272

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    Entry into the Ark

    Dosso Dossi
    Italian, ca. 1486-ca. 1542
    Entry into the Ark, ca. 1520
    Oil on canvas
    107 x 112.4 cm (42 1/8 x 44 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 54.177

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    Perugian towel

    Unknown artist, Italian; Perugian, Perugia
    Perugian towel, 1500
    Linen diaper weave with supplemental cotton weft decoration
    Length: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 12.020

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    Two Putti . . . Striking Another Who Is Holding a Child

    Master of the Die
    Italian; or; German, b. ca. 1512, fl. 1533
    After Raphael, designer
    Italian, 1483-1520
    Two Putti … Striking Another Who Is Holding a Child, ca. 1530-1550
    Engraving
    Plate: 20.6 x 27.8 cm (8 1/8 x 10 15/16 inches)
    Museum purchase: anonymous gift 51.012

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    Landscape

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    In the style of Tōyo Sesshū
    Japanese, 1420-1506
    Landscape, 16th century or later
    Ink and color on paper
    146.1 x 77.5 cm (57 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.94

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century
    Silk; linen
    Length: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.122

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    "Wildman" stove tile

    Unknown artist, German, Germany
    ”Wildman” stove tile, ca. 1480
    Earthenware with lead glaze
    22.2 x 10.8 x 3.5 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Leopold Blumka 48.445

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    St. James the Great

    Unknown artist, English
    St. James the Great, ca.1400 - 1500
    Alabaster
    Height: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.144

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Spanish
    Textile fragment, ca.1500
    Silk; satin weave, plain weave, supplementary weft
    Length: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 24.001

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    The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence

    Marcantonio Raimondi
    Italian, ca. 1480-ca. 1534
    After Baccio Bandinelli, designer
    Italian, 1493-1560
    The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence, ca 1525
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    43.2 x 58.1 cm (17 x 22 7/8 inches) (plate)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.085

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    Untitled

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish
    Untitled, from Ludolphus de Saxonia’s book Leven Christi, ca. 1485
    Woodcut on paper
    Image: 21.6 x 15.4 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 44.337.1

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy
    Textile fragment, 16th century
    Silk
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.188

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    Textile Fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian, Possibly Florence
    Textile Fragment, 1450-1500
    Silk velvet (cut wrap pile) voided and brocaded with silver gilt filé with bouclé details
    Length: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.002

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    Studies of skulls (recto); study of drapery (verso)

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Studies of skulls (recto); study of drapery (verso), 16th Century
    Red chalk on antique laid paper (recto); red, white, and black chalk on grey prepared paper (verso)
    30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 inches) (irregular)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.195

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century-17th century
    Silk
    Length: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.076

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    Fragment from a Mural

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Fragment from a Mural, 16th–17th century
    Clay, straw, fiber, and pigment
    167 x 106.4 cm (65 3/4 x 41 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Cornelius Ruxton Love 51.559

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian, Florence
    Textile fragment, 1500-1549
    Silk; linen
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf Museum Collection 52.241

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    The Coronation of the Virgin

    Master of the Die, designer
    Italian; or; German, b. ca. 1512, fl. 1533
    The Coronation of the Virgin, ca. 1532
    Engraving
    Plate: 35.6 x 25.6 cm (14 x 10 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.041

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century
    Wool; linen
    Length: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.205

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    A Troupe from the Commedia Dell'arte

    Attributed to Pier-Leone Ghezzi
    Italian, 1674-1755
    A Troupe from the Commedia Dell’arte, late 17th century-mid 18th century
    Oil on canvas
    122.2 x 170.5 cm (48 1/8 x 67 1/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 44.161

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    Portrait of a Woman

    Jan Joest
    Dutch, ca. 1450-1519
    Attributed to Jan Mostaert
    Dutch, ca. 1475-1555/56
    Portrait of a Woman, mid 15th century-mid 16th century
    oil paint; tempera
    36.2 x 24.8 cm (14 5/16 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 34.861

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    St. Paul Preaching at Athens

    Marcantonio Raimondi
    Italian, ca. 1480-ca. 1534
    After Raphael
    Italian, 1483-1520
    St. Paul Preaching at Athens, ca. 1517-1520
    Engraving
    Plate: 26.5 x 35.1 cm (10 7/16 x 13 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.079

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    Book Cover

    Unknown artist, German, Germany; Augsburg; Augsburg
    Book Cover, 1500-1550
    Silver with ‘niello’ (black inlay) decoration, gilt
    14 x 8.6 x 5.1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 inches)
    Gift of Messrs. E. & A. Silberman 34.016

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    Kalaka and Sakra

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Kalaka and Sakra, section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.2

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century
    Wool; linen
    Length: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 07.155

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    Chest

    Unknown artist, Italian, Northern Italy
    Chest, 1470-1500
    Juniper and cedar with iron
    50.8 x 79.4 x 33.7 cm (20 x 31 5/16 x 13 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 27.217

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    Madonna and Child

    Unknown artist, Flemish
    Madonna and Child, ca. 1525
    Ivory
    Height: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.127

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    Portrait of a Cleric

    Bruges Master
    Netherlandish, active late 15th century
    Attributed to Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula
    Portrait of a Cleric, ca. 1490
    Oil on panel
    22.2 x 14.6 x 5.7 cm (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from Mrs. Gustav Radeke, Manton B. Metcalf, Museum Works of Art Fund and Museum Appropriation Fund, by exchange, and Museum Special Reserve Fund 45.042

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    Profile Bust of a Woman

    Bartolomeo Passarotti
    Italian, 1529-1592
    Profile Bust of a Woman, 16th century
    Pen and ink on paper
    25.4 x 16.4 cm (10 x 6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of the Bayard and Harriet K. Ewing Collection 68.049

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    Chasuble

    Unknown artist, Italian; Florentine
    Chasuble, 16th century
    Voided silk and metalic velvet with woven figural panels
    Length: 109.2 cm (43 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.090

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    Kalaka with the Sahi

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Kalaka with the Sahi, section from a Kalakacharyakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    10.8 x 25.7 cm (4 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.1

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th Century
    Silk; linen
    Length: 30.5 cm (12 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.206

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    The Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish
    The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1510
    Oil on panel
    52.1 x 34.6 cm (20 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 21.482

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    Portrait of Charles V and his Brother Ferdinand

    C.B. Hopfer, designer
    Dutch; German, fl. 1531
    S.R. Koehler, publisher
    Portrait of Charles V and his Brother Ferdinand, from the portfolio “Etching: An Outline of its Technical Processes and its History”, 16th Century-17th Century
    Collotype on paper
    Plate: 19.8 x 27.9 cm (7 13/16 x 11 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.876.5

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    Portrait of a Gentleman

    Marco Basaiti
    Greek, active Italy, ca. 1470-ca. 1530
    Portrait of a Gentleman, ca.1510
    Oil on panel
    49.2 x 38.1 cm (19 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 16.235

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    St. Margaret and Dragon

    Unknown artist, Flemish
    St. Margaret and Dragon, late 15th/early 16th century
    Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
    6.7 x 5.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 82.190.1

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    Portrait of Albrecht Dürer

    Erhard Schön, printmaker
    German, ca. 1491-1542
    Wolfgang Drechsel, printer
    Portrait of Albrecht Dürer, 16th century
    Woodcut on paper
    Image: 37.8 x 25.9 cm (14 7/8 x 10 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 49.047

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    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese, Dali Kingdom, probably from Yunnan Province, Dali Kingdom, 937-1253 CE or later
    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), 12th - 15th century
    Gilt bronze with traces of pigment
    69.5 x 31 x 30 cm (27 3/8 x 12 3/16 x 11 13/16 inches) (full size)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.266

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 16th century
    Silk
    Length: 40.3 cm (15 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.158

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    Drug Jar (Albarello) with Representation of St. Anthony the Hermit

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Drug Jar (Albarello) with Representation of St. Anthony the Hermit, ca.1550
    Lead-glazed earthenware
    24.1 x 13 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.713

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    Table

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy
    Table, ca.1500-1600
    Walnut and mahogany
    82.6 x 374 x 104.8 cm (32 1/2 x 147 1/4 x 41 1/4 in