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17th Century

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French; Italian
    Textile fragment, 1600 - 1699
    Cut and uncut voided silk velvet
    30.8 x 7.3 cm (12 1/8 x 2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 49.347

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy
    Textile fragment, 1550-1650
    Silk
    Length: 61 cm (24 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.245

  • Objects

    Acedia (Sloth)

    Hieronymus Wierix
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    Philip Galle, designer
    Netherlandish, 1537-1612
    Acedia (Sloth), The Seven Capital Sins, before 1612
    Engraving
    Plate: 18.6 x 13.3 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.060.8

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    Charity

    Unknown artist, Holland; Netherlands
    Attributed to Fontainebleau school
    French, 1530 - 1610
    Charity, ca. 1600
    Oil on canvas
    163.8 x 132.7 cm (64 1/2 x 52 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.157

  • Objects

    Lucretia

    Guido Reni
    Italian, 1575-1642
    Lucretia, ca. 1625
    Oil on canvas
    108.6 x 98.1 cm (42 3/4 x 38 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 56.102

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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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    Portrait of Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Duchess of Verneuil

    Hieronymus Wierix, designer
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    Harmen Adolfz., publisher
    Dutch
    Portrait of Catherine Henriette de Balzac d’Entragues, Duchess of Verneuil, 1600
    Engraving
    Plate: 35.2 x 25.1 cm (13 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Museum Purchase, by exchange 50.039

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    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter

    Esaias van de Velde I
    Dutch, 1587-1630
    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter, ca. 1628
    Charcoal, brush and wash on paper
    19.2 x 29.4 cm (7 9/16 x 11 9/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 61.075

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    Gula (Gluttony)

    Hieronymus Wierix
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    After Philip Galle, designer
    Netherlandish, 1537-1612
    Gula (Gluttony), Seven Capital Sins, before 1612
    Engraving
    Plate: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.060.6

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    Head of a king (oba)

    Unknown artist, Bini
    Head of a king (oba), ca. 1550-1650
    Bronze
    Height: 26.7 x 19.7 x 21.6 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 39.054

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, ca. 1590
    Silk damask weave with gold wrapped yarn embroidery
    62.2 x 27.9 cm (24 1/2 x 11 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.420

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    Man's nightcap

    Unknown artist, English
    Man’s nightcap, ca. 1580
    Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic thread, and metal sequins, and trimmed with metallic-thread lace
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.042

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    The Fathers of the Church and St. Clare

    Schelte Adams Bolswert, designer
    Flemish, 1586-1659
    After Peter Paul Rubens, painter
    Flemish, 1577-1640
    Nicolaes Lauwers, publisher
    Flemish, 1600-1652
    The Fathers of the Church and St. Clare, ca. 1627
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 51.4 x 48.1 cm (20 1/4 x 18 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Anthony Olivo 69.150

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    Procession of Soldiers

    Johann Theodor de Bry, designer
    Netherlandish, 1561-1623
    After Jost Amman
    Swiss; German, 1539-1591
    After Hans Weigel, the elder
    German, 1549-1577
    Procession of Soldiers, 1576-1623
    Etching and engraving
    Plate: 4.6 x 28.6 cm (1 13/16 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.008

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    Portrait of a Lady of the Hampden Family

    Unknown artist, Anglo; Flemish, England
    Portrait of a Lady of the Hampden Family, ca. 1610
    Oil on canvas
    201.3 x 120 cm (79 1/4 x 47 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 42.283

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    Lamentation of Christ

    Jusepe de Ribera, designer
    Spanish, 1591 - 1652
    Lamentation of Christ, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 19.8 x 25.7 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.335

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    Landscape with Bathers

    Attributed to Domenichino
    Italian, 1581-1641
    Landscape with Bathers, ca. 1600-1630
    Oil on canvas
    77.2 x 132.7 cm (30 3/8 x 52 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.107

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    Pietà with Angels

    Luca Cambiaso
    Italian, 1527-1585
    Pietà with Angels, ca.1575
    Oil on canvas
    180.3 x 113.2 x 8.3 cm (71 x 44 9/16 x 3 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 59.049

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    Martyre de St. André (Martyrdom of St. Andrew)

    Jacques Callot, designer
    French, 1592-1635
    Israël Henriet, publisher
    French, 1590-1661
    Martyre de St. André (Martyrdom of St. Andrew), Le Martyre des Apotres, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 7.1 x 4.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 inches)
    Collectors’ Acquisition Fund 68.166.9

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    Perseus and Andromeda

    Giuseppe Cesari
    Italian, 1568-1640
    Perseus and Andromeda, ca. 1592
    Oil on slate
    70.5 x 54.9 cm (27 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.167

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    The Flagellation of Christ

    Unknown artist, Italian, France
    Attributed to Jean Ducamps
    French, 1600 - 1683
    The Flagellation of Christ, ca. 1620
    Oil on canvas
    118.1 x 149.2 x 3.2 cm (46 1/2 x 58 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.037

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    Apparel fragment

    Unknown artist, Spanish
    Apparel fragment, 1600-1650
    Silk; satin weave, pressed motif, slashing
    Length: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.087

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    Self-Portrait

    Attributed to Paul Bril
    Flemish, ca. 1554-1626
    Unknown artist, Netherlandish, Holland; Netherlands
    Self-Portrait, ca. 1595-1600
    Oil on canvas
    70.8 x 77.2 cm (27 7/8 x 30 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.046

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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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    Superbia (Pride)

    Hieronymus Wierix
    Flemish, ca. 1553-1619
    After Philip Galle, designer
    Netherlandish, 1537-1612
    Superbia (Pride), Seven Capital Sins, before 1612
    Engraving
    Plate: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.060.2

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, 1550-1600
    Wool; linen
    Length: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.253

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    Frédéric-Maurice, Duc de Bouillon

    Robert Nanteuil, designer
    French, 1623-1678
    Frédéric-Maurice, Duc de Bouillon, 17th Century
    Engraving
    Plate: 38.7 x 29.2 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1217

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    The Birth of the Virgin

    Francesco Bassano II
    Italian, 1549-1592
    The Birth of the Virgin, ca. 1588
    Oil on canvas
    100.7 x 82.9 x 7.6 cm (39 5/8 x 32 5/8 x 3 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 52.318

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    Heads of Two Elders (fragment from Susannah and the Elders)

    After Guido Reni
    Italian, 1575-1642
    Jacob Jordaens the Younger, previous attribution
    Flemish, 1593-1678
    Heads of Two Elders (fragment from Susannah and the Elders), 17th century
    Oil on canvas
    49.2 x 65.4 cm (19 3/8 x 25 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.163

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    Roemer

    Unknown artist, Dutch; German
    Roemer, 17th century
    Glass
    Height: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 60.061.1

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    Nox

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Nox, Children of Demogorgon, ca. 1594
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks in ochre, brown, and black
    Plate: 34.8 x 26.2 cm (13 11/16 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 50.152

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    Lady and the Fortuneteller (La Bohemienne)

    Jacob de Gheyn II, designer
    Dutch, 1565-1629
    Nicolas de Clerck, publisher
    Lady and the Fortuneteller (La Bohemienne), ca. 1600
    Engraving
    Plate: 26.4 x 20.3 cm (10 3/8 x 8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.053

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Genoan; Italian, Genoa
    Textile fragment, 17th century
    Silk
    Length: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.094

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    Landscape with Ruins

    Karel Dujardin
    Dutch, ca. 1622-1678
    Landscape with Ruins, 17th century
    Oil paint
    30.5 x 41.9 cm (12 x 16 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Virginia W. Hoppin in memory of William H. Hoppin 20.230

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    Demogorgon in the Cave of Eternity

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Demogorgon in the Cave of Eternity, Children of Demogorgon, ca. 1588-90
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks in tan, green, and black
    Plate: 34.8 x 26 cm (13 11/16 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 49.049

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    Madonna and Child with Four Saints

    Guillaume Courtois, called Il Borgognone
    French, active Italy, 1628 - 1679
    Madonna and Child with Four Saints, ca. 1677
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, squared with red chalk for transfer, on cream paper
    19.2 x 13.1 cm (7 9/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.024

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, ca. 1600
    Silk
    Width: 44.1 cm (17 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.137

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    Sketch for an Altarpiece

    Jacopo Bassano
    Italian, 1510-1592
    Sketch for an Altarpiece, ca. 1575
    Oil on canvas
    45.7 x 36.8 x 6.4 cm (18 x 14 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.158

  • Objects

    Death of Adonis

    Claude Mellan, designer
    French, 1598-1688
    Death of Adonis, ca. 1630
    Engraving
    Plate: 21.8 x 30.6 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 46.351

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    The Rape of Europa

    Scarsellino
    Italian, ca. 1550-1620
    The Rape of Europa, ca. 1590
    Oil on canvas
    118.1 x 163.2 cm (46 1/2 x 64 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.75

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    Martyre de St. Paul (Martyrdom of St. Paul)

    Jacques Callot, designer
    French, 1592-1635
    Israël Henriet, publisher
    French, 1590-1661
    Martyre de St. Paul (Martyrdom of St. Paul), Le Martyre des Apotres, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 7.1 x 4.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 inches)
    Collectors’ Acquisition Fund 68.166.10

  • Objects

    Mort de Judas (Death of Judas)

    Jacques Callot, designer
    French, 1592-1635
    Israël Henriet, publisher
    French, 1590-1661
    Mort de Judas (Death of Judas), Le Martyre des Apotres, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 7.1 x 4.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 inches)
    Collectors’ Acquisition Fund 68.166.5

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    City in a Landscape

    Unknown artist, Indian
    City in a Landscape, ca. 1600-1625
    Ink and color on paper
    Image: 8.3 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.457

  • Objects

    Workshop of an Artist

    Cesare Pollini
    Italian, ca. 1560-ca. 1630
    Federico Zuccaro, previous attribution
    Italian, 1540/43-1609
    Workshop of an Artist, late 16th century- early 17th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, heightened with white on paper prepared with a red wash
    10.2 x 21.3 cm (4 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.307

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    Blopsen

    After Matthäus Merian the elder
    Swiss, 1593 - 1650
    Blopsen, ca. 1625
    Pen and ink and chalk on laid paper
    8.7 x 14.5 cm (3 7/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.125

  • Objects

    Christ on the Cross with the Two Thieves

    Boetius Adams Bolswert
    Flemish, 1580-1633
    After Peter Paul Rubens, painter
    Flemish, 1577-1640
    Christ on the Cross with the Two Thieves, ca. 1631
    Engraving
    Plate: 61.6 x 43.3 cm (24 1/4 x 17 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 66.321

  • Objects

    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 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray Danforth 45.073

  • Objects

    Perseus Freeing Andromeda

    Jan Thilens
    Flemish, 1589-1630
    Perseus Freeing Andromeda, ca. 1610
    Oil on panel
    22.5 x 15.9 x 3.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Wunsch Foundation, Inc. 1989.124.1

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    Portrait of a Boy

    Unknown artist, Flemish
    Portrait of a Boy, 17th century
    Oil on canvas
    87.6 x 67.3 cm (34 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Harris 23.321

  • Objects

    Still Life

    Attributed to Willem Claesz. Heda
    Dutch, 1594-ca. 1680
    Still Life, 17th century
    Oil on canvas
    33 x 40 x 5.7 cm (13 x 15 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 34.778

  • Objects

    Textile

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile, ca. 1600
    Linen; wool
    35.6 x 20.6 cm (14 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 46.499

  • Objects

    Proserpine

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Proserpine, Children of Demogorgon, ca. 1588-90
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks in tan, green, and black
    Plate: 34.9 x 26 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 50.150

  • Objects

    Battle Scene

    Antonio Tempesta, designer
    Italian, 1555-1630
    Battle Scene, 1605-1621
    Etching
    Plate: 9.2 x 21 cm (3 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 56.209

  • Objects

    Dagger (khanjar)

    Unknown artist, Indian, India; Sri Lanka
    Dagger (khanjar), 16th century-17th century
    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

    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, 17th - 19th century
    Gilded bronze with traces of pigment
    Figure: 32.5 x 16 x 7 cm (12 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 49.383

  • Objects

    Plaque

    Unknown artist, French
    Plaque, 17th century
    Earthenware with glaze
    30.5 x 24.8 cm (12 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Gift of John S. Kellog 09.073

  • Objects

    Stomacher

    Unknown artist, French
    Stomacher, 17th Century
    Linen; plain weave, embroidered
    Length: 35.6 cm (14 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 26.178

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    Return of the Holy Family from Egypt

    Jacob Jordaens the Younger
    Flemish, 1593-1678
    Return of the Holy Family from Egypt, ca. 1615-1616
    Oil on canvas
    74.9 x 54.6 cm (29 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 60.094

  • Objects

    The Annunciation

    Charles Mellin
    French, ca. 1597-1649
    The Annunciation, ca. 1630
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over traces of black chalk, reworked with white body color over graphite on laid paper
    18.4 x 21.3 cm (7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 54.185

  • Objects

    Trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Genoan; Italian, Genoa
    Trim fragment, 17th Century
    Gold wrapped silk yarn
    Length: 33 cm (13 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.100

  • Objects

    Martyre de St. Simon (Martyrdom of St. Simon)

    Jacques Callot, designer
    French, 1592-1635
    Israël Henriet, publisher
    French, 1590-1661
    Martyre de St. Simon (Martyrdom of St. Simon), Le Martyre des Apotres, 17th Century
    Etching
    Plate: 7.1 x 4.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 inches)
    Collectors’ Acquisition Fund 68.166.14

  • Objects

    Furnishing textile length

    Unknown artist, French
    Furnishing textile length, 17th-early 18th century
    Silk with discontinuious weft patterning and embroidery
    119.4 x 54.6 cm (47 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 23.096

  • Objects

    The Resurrection of Christ

    Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp
    Dutch, 1612-1652
    The Resurrection of Christ, ca. 1640
    Oil on panel
    92.1 x 70.2 cm (36 1/4 x 27 5/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich, and Mary B. Jackson Funds 62.019

  • Objects

    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee

    Pieter Withoos
    Dutch, 1654-1693
    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee, late 17th Century
    Watercolor and gouache over graphite on vellum
    30 x 21.9 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Ernest and Pearl Nathan Fund 82.025

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    Textile fragments (pieced)

    Unknown artist, Near Eastern, Southern Caucasus; Northwestern Iran
    Textile fragments (pieced), 17th century-18th century
    Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery, pieced
    Length: 48.3 cm (19 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.118

  • Objects

    Cliff on a Seashore

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Cliff on a Seashore, Late 16th Century-Early 17th Century
    Chiaroscuro woodcuts from three blocks in light green, dark green, and black
    Plate: 11.4 x 14.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 50.154

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    Christ on the Cold Stone with Two Angels

    Hendrick Goltzius
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Christ on the Cold Stone with Two Angels, 1602
    Oil on copper
    51 x 34.5 cm (20 1/16 x 13 9/16 inches) (measure of the copper panel support)
    Museum Gift Fund, Museum Works of Art Fund and Corporate Membership Fund 61.006

  • Objects

    Mars

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Mars, 1589-90
    Chiaroscuro woodcuts from three blocks in ochre, brown, and black
    Plate: 24.3 x 14.5 cm (9 9/16 x 5 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Henry D. Sharpe 50.147

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    Daniel in Judgment of the Elders

    School of Jacopo Tintoretto
    Italian, 1519-1594
    Daniel in Judgment of the Elders, ca. 1575
    Oil on canvas
    57.5 x 113.7 x 3.2 cm (22 5/8 x 44 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.159

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    Dalmatic

    Unknown artist, Turkish, Bursa
    Dalmatic, 1550-1600
    Silk compound weave with discontinuous supplementary silk and metallic patterning wefts
    Center back length: 132.1 cm (52 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 28.008

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Arabian
    Textile fragment, 17th century
    Wool twill weave
    Length: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 48.325

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    Study for Malchus

    Anthony van Dyck
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Study for Malchus, before 1621
    Black chalk on paper
    24.5 x 37.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.443

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    Double Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Double Vase, 17th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.665

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    Landscape with a Farmhouse

    Hendrick Goltzius, designer
    Dutch, 1558-1617
    Landscape with a Farmhouse, ca. 1597-98
    Chiaroscuro woodcuts from three blocks in light green, dark green, and black
    Plate: 11.3 x 14.5 cm (4 7/16 x 5 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.153

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    Textile fragment

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

  • Objects

    Figure Study

    Attributed to Jacopo da Empoli, previous attribution
    Italian, ca. 1554-1640
    Figure Study, late 16th-early 17th Century
    Red chalk on antique laid paper
    31.3 x 21.9 cm (12 5/16 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1008

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    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Vase, 17th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.666

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    St. Sebastian

    Guido Reni
    Italian, 1575-1642
    St. Sebastian, ca. 1615
    Oil on canvas
    134.3 x 91.4 cm (52 7/8 x 36 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 55.112

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    Portrait of William Cecil

    Attributed to William Rogers, designer
    British, fl. ca. 1589-1604
    Portrait of William Cecil, ca. 1572-1604
    Engraving
    Plate: 14.6 x 11.6 cm (5 3/4 x 4 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 46.355

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    Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Adoration of the Magi, late 17th-early 18th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
    11.6 x 19.1 cm (4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.083

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    Study of Trees

    Attributed to Daniel Schellinks
    Dutch, 1627-1701
    Study of Trees, 17th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, charcoal, and white heightening on laid paper
    30 x 24.1 cm (11 13/16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1987.109.2

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    Landscape with Bridge and Figures (recto)

    Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi
    Italian, 1606-1680
    Attributed to Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi
    Italian, 1606-1680
    Landscape with Bridge and Figures (recto), 17th Century
    Pen and ink on laid paper
    19.7 x 26.4 cm (7 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 61.001

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    Drinking horn

    Unknown artist, Dutch
    Drinking horn, 17th century-18th century
    Glass
    18 cm (7 1/8 inches) (length)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.689

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    Architectural Interior at Night with the Priests of Bel

    Dirck van Delen
    Dutch, 1604-1671
    Architectural Interior at Night with the Priests of Bel, ca. 1628
    Oil on panel
    52.1 x 74.3 cm (20 1/2 x 29 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Morris I. Kaplan 55.153.1

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    Rudolf II, Emperor

    Egidius Sadeler II
    Flemish, 1570-1629
    After Hans von Aachen, designer
    Flemish; German, 1552-1615
    Rudolf II, Emperor, 1603
    Engraving
    33.8 x 25.4 cm (13 5/16 x 10 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Alice G. Taft, Marianna Taft, Hope Smith and Brockholst M. Smith 45.113.18

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    Textile

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile, 1550-1600
    Silk
    Length: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.103

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    Lovers in a Pavillion

    Unknown artist, Indian, Tamil Nadu; Karnataka
    Lovers in a Pavillion, 17th century
    Carved ivory panel
    17.8 x 13.7 x 0.8 cm (7 x 5 3/8 x 5/16 inches) DDG July 2007
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 82.038

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian
    Bowl, ca. 1600
    Blown glass with gilt-brass mounts
    12.7 x 19.4 x 16.5 cm (5 x 7 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Frank Mauran and John O. Ames, by exchange 73.060

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    Study for St. William of Aquitaine

    After Guercino
    Italian, 1591-1666
    Study for St. William of Aquitaine, 17th Century
    Chalk on paper
    30 x 16 cm (11 13/16 x 6 5/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.031

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    Christ Ministered to by the Angels

    Domenico Fetti
    Italian, ca. 1589-1623
    Christ Ministered to by the Angels, ca. 1620
    Oil on canvas
    89.5 x 78.1 cm (35 1/4 x 30 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 36.003

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    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph

    Marco Tullio Montagna
    Italian, fl. 1618-1640
    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph, ca. 1630-1631
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over graphite on medium-weight cream paper
    26.5 x 53.7 cm (10 7/16 x 21 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.305

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    Ecce Home (recto)

    Attributed to Luis Tristán de Escamilla
    Spanish, ca. 1586-1624
    Ecce Home (recto), early 17th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on paper
    20.2 x 15.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.113

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    Lace trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Lace trim fragment, ca. 1600
    Linen needlepoint lace, reticella
    Length: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Frances Morris 15.097

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    Study for Fall of Simon Magus

    Francesco Vanni
    Italian, 1563-1610
    Study for Fall of Simon Magus, ca.1603
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and black chalk
    9.6 x 17.8 cm (3 3/4 x 7 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund and Museum Gift Fund 58.005

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Textile fragment, ca. 1630
    Silk; linen
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.099

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    Venus Grows Cold without Ceres and Bacchus,(Love Grows Cold without Food and Wine)

    Jan Saenredam, designer
    Dutch, 1565-1607
    After Abraham Bloemaert
    Dutch, ca. 1564-1651
    Jacob Razet, publisher
    Venus Grows Cold without Ceres and Bacchus,(Love Grows Cold without Food and Wine), ca. 1600
    Engraving
    Sheet: 26.8 x 20.4 cm (10 9/16 x 8 1/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.92.3

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    Landscape with Grindstone

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Landscape with Grindstone, ca. 1600-1640
    Pen and ink on paper
    Sheet: 21.3 x 32.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 7/8 inches)
    INV2006.499

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    The Brawl of Bruttobuono

    Francesco Villamena
    Italian, 1566-1624
    The Brawl of Bruttobuono, 1601
    Engraving on paper
    Sheet: 38.6 x 50.8 cm (15 3/16 x 20 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2008.19.2