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16th Century

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    Christ in the House of Simon

    Benedikt Dreyer

    Ca. 1515-1525
    Christ in the House of Simon
    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

  • Objects

    Madonna and Child with Saint Barbara and Saint Catherine

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish

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

  • Objects

    The Entombment

    Martin Schongauer

    The Passion, ca. 1480
    The Entombment
    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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain, 16th century
    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha
    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

  • Objects

    Abraham and the Three Angels

    Lucas van Leyden

    1513
    Abraham and the Three Angels
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 17.8 x 13.8 cm (7 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.326

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd

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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Persian; Yezd

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

  • Objects

    Pietà

    Tilman Riemenschneider

    Ca. 1515-1525
    Pietà
    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

  • Objects

    Adam and Eve

    Jan Gossaert

    Ca. 1525
    Adam and Eve
    Chalk on two sheets joined together
    62.1 x 45.9 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/16 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 48.425

  • Objects

    Madonna with the Pear

    Albrecht Dürer

    1511
    Madonna with the Pear
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    Plate: 15.7 x 10.8 cm (6 3/16 x 4 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 32.184

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian

    1500-1550
    textile
    Silk
    25.4 x 15.2 cm (10 x 6 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.232

  • Objects

    Head of a king (oba)

    Unknown artist, Bini

    Ca. 1550-1650
    Head of a king (oba)
    Brass
    Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 39.054

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca. 1500
    textile
    Silk
    19.4 x 23.8 cm (7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches) (top piece)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.419

  • Objects

    Bella donna plate with representation of Mary Magdalene

    Unknown artist, Italian

    1500-1550
    Bella donna plate with representation of Mary Magdalene
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Robert Lehman 57.302

  • Objects

    Casket decorated with scenes of the Punic War

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca. 1500
    Casket decorated with scenes of the Punic War
    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

  • Objects

    Entry into the Ark

    Dosso Dossi

    Ca. 1520
    Entry into the Ark
    Oil on canvas
    107 x 112.4 x 7.6 cm (42 1/8 x 44 1/4 x 3 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 54.177

  • Objects

    Andromache Learning of the Death of Hector

    Francesco Primaticcio

    Ca. 1550
    Andromache Learning of the Death of Hector
    Oil on canvas
    185.4 x 225.1 cm (73 x 88 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.083

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Woman

    Domenico Brusasorci

    Ca. 1550-1559
    Portrait of a Woman
    Oil on canvas
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.057

  • Objects

    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain

    Albrecht Dürer

    1526
    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain
    Watercolor and gouache on vellum
    29.7 x 21.8 cm (11 11/16 x 8 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Brockholst Smith in memory of her mother, Jane W. Bradley 38.053

  • Objects

    March Plate

    Pierre Reymond

    Ca. 1560
    March Plate
    ”Grisaille” enamel on copper, gilt
    Diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Franklin Robinson in honor of the Fine Arts Committee and the Museum Staff 1989.085

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian; Perugian

    1500
    Textile fragment
    Linen diaper weave with supplemental cotton weft decoration
    Length: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 12.020

  • Objects

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

    Master of the Die

    Ca. 1530-1550
    Two Putti … Striking Another Who Is Holding a Child
    Engraving
    Plate: 20.6 x 27.8 cm (8 1/8 x 10 15/16 inches)
    Museum purchase: anonymous gift 51.012

  • Objects

    Landscape

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    16th century or later
    Landscape
    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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    "Wildman" stove tile

    Unknown artist, German

    Ca. 1480
    ”Wildman” stove tile
    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

  • Objects

    St. James the Great

    Unknown artist, English

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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Spanish

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

  • Objects

    The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence

    Marcantonio Raimondi

    Ca 1525
    The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    Plate: 43.2 x 58.1 cm (17 x 22 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.085

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    Bella donna bowl inscribed "Mansueta"

    Castel Durante

    Ca. 1535-1540
    Bella donna bowl inscribed “Mansueta”
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 46.391

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    Fragment from a Mural

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    16th–17th century
    Fragment from a Mural
    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

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Florentine; Italian

    1500-1549
    textile fragments; textile fragment
    Silk; linen
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf Museum Collection 52.241

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    St. Paul Preaching at Athens

    Marcantonio Raimondi

    Ca. 1517-1520
    St. Paul Preaching at Athens
    Engraving
    Plate: 26.5 x 35.1 cm (10 7/16 x 13 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.079

  • Objects

    Book cover

    Unknown artist, German

    1500-1550
    Book cover
    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

  • Objects

    Kalaka and Sakra

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Kalaka and Sakra
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Sheet: 10.8 x 26 cm (4 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.2

  • Objects

    Sacrifice of a Pig

    Adamo Scultori

    Ca. 1547-1587
    Sacrifice of a Pig
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 11.6 x 15.9 cm (4 9/16 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 65.057

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian

    16th century
    textile
    Wool; linen
    Length: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 07.155

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian

    1525-1575
    textile
    Silk
    24.1 x 21.6 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.357

  • Objects

    The Money Changers

    Marinus van Reymerswaele

    Ca. 1540
    The Money Changers
    Oil on panel
    126.4 x 96.8 cm (49 3/4 x 38 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 25.037

  • Objects

    The Vision of St. Bernard

    Dirk Vellert

    1524
    The Vision of St. Bernard
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 17.1 x 12.2 cm (6 3/4 x 4 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.508

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Cleric

    Unknown artist, Flemish

    Ca. 1490
    Portrait of a Cleric
    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

  • Objects

    Chausable

    Unknown artist, Italian; Florentine

    16th century
    Chausable
    Voided silk and metalic velvet with woven figural panels
    Length: 109.2 cm (43 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.090

  • Objects

    Kalaka with the Sahi

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalakacharyakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Kalaka with the Sahi
    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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

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

  • Objects

    The Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish

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

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Gentleman

    Marco Basaiti

    Ca.1510
    Portrait of a Gentleman
    Oil on panel
    49.2 x 38.1 cm (19 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 16.235

  • Objects

    St. Margaret and Dragon

    Unknown artist, Flemish

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

  • Objects

    The Virgin and Two Angels

    Lucas van Leyden

    1523
    The Virgin and Two Angels
    Engraving, trimmed along and within platemark
    Plate: 15.1 x 10.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 32.187

  • Objects

    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    12th - 15th century
    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)
    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

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    16th century
    Textile fragment
    silk
    Length: 40.3 cm (15 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.158

  • Objects

    Drug jar (albarello) with representation of St. Anthony the Hermit

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca.1550
    Drug jar (albarello) with representation of St. Anthony the Hermit
    Lead-glazed earthenware
    24.1 x 13 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.713

  • Objects

    Table

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca.1500-1600
    Table
    Walnut and mahogany
    82.6 x 374 x 104.8 cm (32 1/2 x 147 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray Danforth 45.073

  • Objects

    Monstrance

    Unknown artist, Spanish

    Ca. 1525
    Monstrance
    Silver, gilt
    Height: 46.4 cm (18 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 40.002

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca. 1500
    textile
    Silk; linen
    Length: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.184

  • Objects

    Virgin and Child with Saints Ulrich and Afra

    Unknown artist, German

    Ca. 1490s
    Virgin and Child with Saints Ulrich and Afra
    woodcut; hand coloring
    25.7 x 16.2 cm (10 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 30.086

  • Objects

    Virgin and Child with Clerics and Donors

    Pierre Reymond

    1534
    Virgin and Child with Clerics and Donors
    Enamel on copper
    12.9 x 10.7 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.024

  • Objects

    Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad

    Sultan Muhammad

    First half of the 16th century
    Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad
    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 84.147

  • Objects

    Dagger (khanjar)

    Unknown artist, Indian

    16th century-17th century
    Dagger (khanjar)
    Steel; ivory
    30.8 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm (12 1/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Nancy Angier 83.111

  • Objects

    The Annunciation

    Albrecht Dürer

    The Life of the Virgin, ca. 1502-1504
    The Annunciation
    Woodcut on paper
    Plate: 29.7 x 21.1 cm (11 11/16 x 8 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 48.358

  • Objects

    Study of an Antique Head of Julius Caesar

    Francesco Mazzuoli, called II Parmigianino

    Ca. 1530/31-1535
    Study of an Antique Head of Julius Caesar
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, white heightening on laid paper
    8.6 x 7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.517

  • Objects

    Spider monkey

    Unknown artist, Aztec (ancient culture)

    1200-1521
    Spider monkey
    Volcanic stone
    35.6 x 26.7 x 24.8 cm (14 x 10 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 43.545

  • Objects

    Elephants

    Giovanni Antonio da Brescia

    Triumph of Julius Caesar, ca. 1470-1500
    Elephants
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 28.3 x 25.9 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.023

  • Objects

    Christ's Descent into Limbo

    Pieter van der Heyden

    1561
    Christ’s Descent into Limbo
    Engraving
    Plate: 23.5 x 29.2 cm (9 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Henry D. Sharpe 50.018

  • Objects

    Narcissus

    Antonio da Trento

    Ca.1527-30
    Narcissus
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks in green and dark gray
    Plate: 28.4 x 17.9 cm (11 3/16 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 69.180

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Spanish

    Ca. 1475-1525
    textile fragments; textile fragment
    Silk; compound satin weave
    Length: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Ugo Jandolo 32.195

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Mid 16th Century
    Textile fragment
    Silk
    Length: 33.3 cm (13 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.133

  • Objects

    The Battle of Naked Men

    Domenico Campagnola

    1517
    The Battle of Naked Men
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    21.9 x 22.9 cm (8 5/8 x 9 inches)
    Gift in memory of William Babcock Weeden by his children 43.400.130

  • Objects

    Trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Cypriote; Greek

    16th century
    Trim fragment
    Wrapped silver thread, Point d’Espagne
    Length: 30 cm (11 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.101

  • Objects

    Study of Three Figures (saint Augustine, Saint Monica, and the Virgin Mary)

    Perugino

    Ca. 1506
    Study of Three Figures (saint Augustine, Saint Monica, and the Virgin Mary)
    Pen and ink on paper
    26.7 x 19.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 13/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 35.009

  • Objects

    Shiva Nataraja, the King of Dance

    Unknown artist, Indian

    16th Century
    Shiva Nataraja, the King of Dance
    Bronze
    Height: 117.5 cm (46 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 33.026

  • Objects

    Risen Christ

    Andrea Previtali

    Ca. 1510
    Risen Christ
    Tempera on panel
    29.2 x 26 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 16.237

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian

    Ca. 1500
    Bowl
    Mosaic glass, blown in a dip mold
    Height: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from Mrs. Harold Brown, by exchange 73.033

  • Objects

    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII

    Baccio Bandinelli

    Ca. 1534-1536
    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII
    Pen and ink on paper
    Image: 35.4 x 21.4 cm (13 15/16 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.507

  • Objects

    Virgin and Child with a Monkey

    Albrecht Dürer

    Ca. 1498
    Virgin and Child with a Monkey
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    Plate: 19.1 x 12.4 cm (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.001

  • Objects

    (recto) Hercules Victorious over the Hydra; (verso) Study of Hercules, roman soldier's head, ornaments

    Giovanni Battista Bertani

    Ca. 1558
    (recto) Hercules Victorious over the Hydra; (verso) Study of Hercules, roman soldier’s head, ornaments
    Pen and ink with traces of red chalk on paper
    45.7 x 30.5 cm (18 x 12 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 65.078

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Peruvian

    1200-1500
    Textile fragment
    Cotton double cloth
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Anonymous gift 52.358

  • Objects

    Hercules and Antaeus

    Premier Engraver

    1470-1500
    Hercules and Antaeus
    Engraving, trimmed along and within platemark
    Plate: 33.3 x 24.1 cm (13 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 28.047

  • Objects

    The Large Horse

    Albrecht Dürer

    1505
    The Large Horse
    Engraving on laid paper, trimmed along platemark
    Plate: 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 30.025

  • Objects

    Adoration of the Magi

    Cristofano Robetta

    Ca. 1496-1500
    Adoration of the Magi
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    Plate: 30.2 x 26.2 cm (11 7/8 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 60.008

  • Objects

    Beheading of St. John the Baptist

    Lucas Cranach the elder

    1510-1516
    Beheading of St. John the Baptist
    Woodcut on laid paper
    Image: 33.7 x 23.3 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.126

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    16th century-17th century
    Textile fragment
    Linen; wool
    Length: 54.3 cm (21 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.073

  • Objects

    Leaf from a Book of Hours (use of Rome), Paris: Simon Vostre

    Unknown artist, French

    Ca. 1498
    Leaf from a Book of Hours (use of Rome), Paris: Simon Vostre
    Metalcut on vellum
    Plate: 16.8 x 10.5 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.462

  • Objects

    The Conversion of St. Paul

    Lucas van Leyden

    1509
    The Conversion of St. Paul
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 28.3 x 40.5 cm (11 1/8 x 15 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Henry D. Sharpe 47.035

  • Objects

    The Small Horse

    Albrecht Dürer

    1505
    The Small Horse
    Engraving on paper
    Plate: 16.5 x 10.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 30.026

  • Objects

    Venus Wounded by the Rose's Thorn

    Marco Dente

    Ca. 1516
    Venus Wounded by the Rose’s Thorn
    Engraving
    Plate: 26.4 x 17 cm (10 3/8 x 6 11/16 inches)
    Gift in memory of William Babcock Weeden by his children 43.400.123

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    Nemesis

    Albrecht Dürer

    Ca. 1501- 1502
    Nemesis
    Engraving, timmed along and within platemark
    Plate: 33.2 x 23 cm (13 1/16 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 65.032

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    Goblet

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian

    Ca. 1500
    Goblet
    Glass with enamels and silver with gilding
    23.5 cm (9 5/16 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Honorable Judge Irvin Untermyer 48.341

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    Knot Pattern

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Late 15th Century-Early 16th Century
    Knot Pattern
    Engraving on paper
    Plate: 26.4 x 19.8 cm (10 3/8 x 7 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.666

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    Study of Nude

    Unknown artist, French; Italian

    Ca. 1550
    Study of Nude
    pen and ink
    21.9 x 16.5 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.451

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    Portrait of Achille de Silly, Cômte de la Roche

    Unknown artist, French

    16th century
    Portrait of Achille de Silly, Cômte de la Roche
    Graphite and red chalk on laid paper
    33 x 22.5 cm (13 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke in memory of Dr. Gustav Radeke 25.002

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    Woman with Book

    Francesco Salviati

    1520 - 1563
    Woman with Book
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on paper
    19.1 x 9.2 cm (7 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1009

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    Cloelia Crossing the Tiber

    Giulio Bonasone

    Ca. 1545
    Cloelia Crossing the Tiber
    Engraving
    30.2 x 43.8 cm (11 7/8 x 17 3/16 inches) (plate)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 74.101

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    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian

    Ca. 1500
    chasuble fragment; textile fragments; textile fragment; ?
    Silk
    81.3 x 24.8 cm (32 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.125

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    Saint Jerome

    Agostino Carracci

    Ca. 1595
    Saint Jerome
    Engraving
    Plate: 19.7 x 14.9 cm (7 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.002

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    Christ and the Woman of Samaria

    Giulio Campagnola

    1510-1512
    Christ and the Woman of Samaria
    Engraving with stipple on paper
    Sheet: 13 x 18.7 cm (5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2009.13

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    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist

    Francesco Mazzuoli, called II Parmigianino

    Ca. 1527-1530
    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist
    Pen and ink, brown wash, heightened with white, over traces of black chalk on buff paper
    13 x 12.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Alys Acworth Rickett who spend a very happy childhood with Harvey A. Bakers in Providence as a little English girl during World War II 2009.53

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    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)

    Master of the Missal of Amboise Le Veneur

    Ca. 1510
    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)
    Ink, tempera, gold leaf on vellum, bound in purple velvet over wooden boards
    21.3 x 14.3 x 3.2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss; Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2011.30