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    Castle on the Edge of a Lake

    Jonathan Skelton

    Late 1850s
    Castle on the Edge of a Lake
    Watercolor applied with brush, and graphite
    14.3 x 21.6 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.42

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1690-1710
    Vase
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    22.2 x 11.4 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.371

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    1662 - 1722
    ohi
    Silk and gold-wrapped yarn compound weave, pieced
    Length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.440

  • Objects

    Pair of Shoes

    Unknown artist, French

    18th century
    Pair of Shoes
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Abby Rockefeller Mauze 78.046.21

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Italian

    18th century
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and lustre
    Diameter: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.511

  • Objects

    Stomacher

    Unknown artist, English

    1720-1740
    Stomacher
    Ribbed silk with metallic yarn and embroidered silk ground
    33.7 x 19.7 cm (13 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Elaine Shaset Wassell in memory of Yvette Shaset Mellion 1995.039

  • Objects

    Le Chevalier de Lamothe

    Pier-Leone Ghezzi

    Ca. 1725
    Le Chevalier de Lamothe
    Pen and ink over traces of chalk on laid paper
    30 x 20 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches) varies up to 8.0625 in.
    Gift of Janos Scholz 52.128

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th Century
    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.50.1

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th Century
    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.50.2

  • Objects

    Girl with Basket of Eggs

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    Ca. 1745
    Girl with Basket of Eggs
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 53.205

  • Objects

    Needle Lace (Argentan) trim fragment

    Unknown artist, French

    Ca. 1675-1750
    Needle Lace (Argentan) trim fragment
    Linen needle lace, argentan
    Length: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 51.116

  • Objects

    Turkish Woman with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler

    Ca. 1745
    Turkish Woman with Basket
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.084

  • Objects

    Noh theater costume | karaori

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    18th Century
    Noh theater costume | karaori
    Ikat-dyed silk compound weave with supplementary continuous gold-leaf paper patterning wefts and supplementary discontinuous silk patterning weft floats
    Center back length: 144.8 cm (57 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.481

  • Objects

    View of the Canal and Church of St. Barnabas with Battle of the Fists, from the series

    Unknown artist

    Il Gran Teatro di Venezia (The Great Theater of Venice), ca. 1720
    View of the Canal and Church of St. Barnabas with Battle of the Fists, from the series
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 36.7 x 48.3 cm (14 7/16 x 19 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.307

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    18th century
    Textile fragment
    Silk, gold metallic-paper-wrapped thread; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.097

  • Objects

    Console table

    Unknown artist, French

    Ca. 1740
    Console table
    Oak, gesso, gilt,and marble
    95.3 x 152.4 x 66.7 cm (37 1/2 x 60 x 26 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Jack Linsky 56.025

  • Objects

    Marash textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Armenian

    18th/19th century
    Marash textile fragment
    Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery
    123.2 x 50.2 cm (48 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fields 1993.009

  • Objects

    Doctor Baliardo

    Johann Joachim Kändler

    Ca.1738
    Doctor Baliardo
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    18.8 cm (7 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.178

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Johann Gregorius Höroldt

    Ca. 1725
    Tea Caddy
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    10 x 7.6 cm (3 7/8 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 53.183

  • Objects

    Plaque

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    Ca. 1700
    Plaque
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    33 x 44.5 cm (13 x 17 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.432

  • Objects

    Akuta River (Akutagawa)

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    Tales of Ise, ca. 1720’s
    Akuta River (Akutagawa)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 28.9 x 13.8 cm (11 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1065

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Paul Revere

    1700-1799
    Tankard
    Silver
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.193

  • Objects

    Needle case embroidery fragment

    Unknown artist, American

    18th Century
    Needle case embroidery fragment
    Plain weave cotton with silk embroidery
    Length: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Susan B. Thurston 14.061

  • Objects

    Still Life with Flowers

    Jan van Huysum

    Ca. 1715-1730
    Still Life with Flowers
    Oil on canvas
    35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 inches)
    Gift of D. Berkeley Updike in memory of Elisabeth Bigelow Updike 36.018

  • Objects

    Man's Sash (Patka)

    Unknown artist, Persian

    1700-1750
    Man’s Sash (Patka)
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread compound weave; continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
    325.1 x 64.8 cm (128 x 25 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.529

  • Objects

    Cup

    John Coddington

    Ca. 1715
    Cup
    Silver
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 36.005

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Spanish

    18th century
    Bowl
    Earthenware with tin glaze and lustre
    Diameter: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.509

  • Objects

    Erminia Among the Shepherds

    Luigi Garzi

    Ca. 1680-1700
    Erminia Among the Shepherds
    Black and white chalk on blue paper
    25.1 x 37.3 cm (9 7/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 58.002

  • Objects

    Handkerchief

    Unknown artist, Persian

    18th Century
    Handkerchief
    Plain weave linen with drawn work and silk embroidery
    35.6 cm (14 inches) (square)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.124

  • Objects

    Landscape with Fountain

    Isaac de Moucheron

    Ca. 1700
    Landscape with Fountain
    Oil on canvas
    66.4 x 55.2 x 5.1 cm (26 1/8 x 21 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.83

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    1710-1730
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo de Wildt 78.129.2

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    1710-1730
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo de Wildt 78.129.1

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Samuel Vernon

    Ca. 1720
    Tankard
    Silver
    22.2 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm (8 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 6 inches) (maximum)
    Bequest of Henry Renwick Sedgwick 46.557

  • Objects

    Venus and Adonis

    Benedetto Luti

    Late 17th Century
    Venus and Adonis
    Pen and brush and brown ink (possibly black originally) over graphite
    24.8 x 18.4 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.434

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    18th century
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.726

  • Objects

    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1662-1722
    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.58.2

  • Objects

    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1662-1722
    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.58.1

  • Objects

    Portrait of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, K. G.

    William Hoare

    Ca. 1742
    Portrait of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, K. G.
    Oil on canvas
    64.1 x 51.4 x 7.6 cm (25 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 3 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 54.171

  • Objects

    Hookah

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th century
    Hookah
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.671

  • Objects

    Christ Healing the Paralytic

    Carlo Maratta

    Ca. 1650-1700
    Christ Healing the Paralytic
    Pen and ink and black chalk on paper
    31.3 x 22.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.156

  • Objects

    Landscape with Town

    Marco Ricci

    Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century
    Landscape with Town
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on paper
    44.8 x 60.9 cm (17 5/8 x 23 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.299

  • Objects

    Lace trim fragment

    Unknown artist, French; Italian

    Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century
    Lace trim fragment
    Linen needle lace
    14 x 31.1 cm (5 1/2 x 12 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 48.261

  • Objects

    Design for an Interior Elevation

    Franz Xaver Habermann

    18th Century
    Design for an Interior Elevation
    Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, and graphite; incised
    28.9 x 18.6 cm (11 3/8 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 46.535

  • Objects

    Esther and Mordecai

    Aert de Gelder

    Ca. 1685
    Esther and Mordecai
    Oil on canvas
    59.7 x 143.5 x 7.6 cm (23 1/2 x 56 1/2 x 3 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.138

  • Objects

    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, possibly 1701 edition
    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.610

  • Objects

    Time Revealing Truth

    Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

    Ca. 1740-1745
    Time Revealing Truth
    Oil on canvas
    119.4 x 89.2 cm (47 x 35 1/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.065

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Gentleman of the Mendoza y de la Vega Family

    Alonso Miguel de Tovar

    1711
    Portrait of a Gentleman of the Mendoza y de la Vega Family
    Oil on canvas
    106.1 x 81 x 5.7 cm (41 3/4 x 31 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Edwin Binney, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 63.034

  • Objects

    Vaulted Building with a Staircase

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi

    Invenzioni Capric di Carceri, ca. 1745-1750
    Vaulted Building with a Staircase
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 54.1 x 41.4 cm (21 5/16 x 16 5/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 47.154.3

  • Objects

    Cleopatra

    Carlo Maratta

    Ca. 1695
    Cleopatra
    Oil on canvas mounted on cardboard
    114.3 x 81.9 cm (45 x 32 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.007

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    1700-1750
    Textile fragment
    Silk compound weave, ikat dyed
    27.9 x 39.4 cm (11 x 15 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.345

  • Objects

    Study for Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (recto)

    Carlo Maratta

    Ca. 1692
    Study for Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (recto)
    (recto) Pen and ink, brush and wash, over graphite on thick, moderately textured beige paper; (verso) brush and wash, graphite
    44.4 x 38.6 cm (17 7/16 x 15 3/16 inches) (recto)
    Anonymous gift 52.194

  • Objects

    Tomb of Caecilia Metella

    Jonathan Skelton

    Mid-18th Century
    Tomb of Caecilia Metella
    Pen and ink and brush and wash over graphite on laid paper
    Sheet: 18.4 x 25.7 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Elizabeth T. Casey 1988.102.1

  • Objects

    Native American Sachem

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1700
    Native American Sachem
    Oil on canvas
    84.1 x 76.5 cm (33 1/8 x 30 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Robert Winthrop 48.246

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    18th century
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.423

  • Objects

    Tomb cover

    Unknown artist, Persian

    Early 18th century
    Tomb cover
    Silk; plain weave, supplemental wefts, triple inner warps
    Length: 335.3 cm (132 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.536

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, American

    18th Century
    Textile fragment
    Linen plain weave with silk embroidery
    12.7 x 10.8 cm (5 x 4 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Susan B. Thurston 14.066

  • Objects

    Liquid Dropper

    Unknown artist, Spanish

    Late 17th century-early 18th century
    Liquid Dropper
    Glass
    20.2 x 10 cm (7 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 14.441

  • Objects

    The Annunciation, Modello for Altarpiece for the Scuola di San Rocco

    Francesco Solimena

    Ca. 1733
    The Annunciation, Modello for Altarpiece for the Scuola di San Rocco
    Oil on canvas
    128.1 x 75.6 x 6.4 cm (50 7/16 x 29 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 69.044

  • Objects

    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

    Unknown artist, Tibetan

    17th - 19th century
    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
    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

    Study for Dead Christ with Angels

    Pasquale Andrea Marini

    Ca. 1682 - 1712
    Study for Dead Christ with Angels
    Pen and ink on white paper
    16.8 x 24.3 cm (6 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.048

  • Objects

    Self Portrait

    John Baptist de Medina

    Ca. 1700
    Self Portrait
    Oil on canvas
    76.2 x 63.2 x 7.6 cm (30 x 24 7/8 x 3 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 57.228

  • Objects

    The Death of Cleopatra

    Domenico Maria Muratori

    Ca. 1720
    The Death of Cleopatra
    Oil on canvas
    95.3 x 73 x 5.1 cm (37 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 58.088

  • Objects

    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel

    Benedetto Luti

    Early 18th Century
    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel
    Red chalk on laid paper
    33.8 x 22.9 cm (13 5/16 x 9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.435

  • Objects

    Trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Russian

    18th Century
    Trim fragment
    Gold and silver-wrapped silk yarn, Point d’Espagne
    Length: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.160

  • Objects

    Autumn moon, Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shugetsu)

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa], ca. 1720’s
    Autumn moon, Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shugetsu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 28.4 x 13 cm (11 3/16 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1063

  • Objects

    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1700-1750
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread slit-tapestry weave (kesi)
    Length: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.273

  • Objects

    The Young Hunter

    Wilhelm Frederik van Royen

    Ca. 1706
    The Young Hunter
    Oil on canvas
    122.2 x 99.1 x 7 cm (48 1/8 x 39 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.009

  • Objects

    Mezzetin

    Johann Joachim Kändler

    Ca. 1740
    Mezzetin
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    19.3 cm (7 5/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.176

  • Objects

    Textile fragments (pieced)

    Unknown artist, Near Eastern

    17th century-18th century
    Textile fragments (pieced)
    Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery, pieced
    Length: 48.3 cm (19 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.118

  • Objects

    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme

    Giovanni Battista Gaulli

    Ca. 1700
    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme
    Oil on canvas
    90.8 x 74.9 cm (35 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.106

  • Objects

    Landscape with a Waterfall

    Thomas Gainsborough

    Early 18th Century-Late 18th Century
    Landscape with a Waterfall
    Watercolor applied with brush, and crayon
    Plate: 20.3 x 25.7 cm (8 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 73.204.21

  • Objects

    Scuola di San Marco with the Loggia Erected for Benediction of Pope Pius VI, May 19, 1782

    Francesco Guardi

    Ca. 1782
    Scuola di San Marco with the Loggia Erected for Benediction of Pope Pius VI, May 19, 1782
    Oil on canvas
    38.7 x 32.4 cm (15 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 53.115

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    Stemmed cup with cover

    Unknown artist, Bohemian

    1700-1720
    Stemmed cup with cover
    Blown glass with wheel-engraved decoration
    Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John S. Holbrook 45.188

  • Objects

    wine flute

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    18th century
    wine flute
    Blown glass
    Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Edward Holbrook 21.175

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    Augustus Orders the Closing of the Doors of Temple of Janus

    Louis Boullogne the younger

    Ca. 1681
    Augustus Orders the Closing of the Doors of Temple of Janus
    Oil on canvas
    72.4 x 58.4 x 5.7 cm (28 1/2 x 23 x 2 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 73.122

  • Objects

    Hat Stand

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1644-1911
    Hat Stand
    Jade; hardwood
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.37

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    Third View on the Reichenbach

    John Robert Cozens

    1776
    Third View on the Reichenbach
    Ink washes applied with brush, ink and pen, watercolor, and graphite
    36.5 x 23.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.31

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    Study after Alessandro Vittoria's Bust of Giulio Contarini

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

    Ca. 1743
    Study after Alessandro Vittoria’s Bust of Giulio Contarini
    Chalk on paper
    23.7 x 16.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/2 inches) (approx.)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 48.427

  • Objects

    Waistcoat fragment

    Unknown artist, French

    18th century
    Waistcoat fragment
    Silk satin weave embellished with paillettes, beads, and metallic-wrapped yarn
    Length: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.071

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca. 1700
    Textile fragment
    Silk and linen damask weave
    Length: 42.2 cm (16 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.238

  • Objects

    Studies of Butterflies and Insects

    Unknown artist

    Late 17th Century-early 18th Century
    Studies of Butterflies and Insects
    Watercolor on vellum
    23.5 x 28.9 cm (9 1/4 x 11 3/8 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.089

  • Objects

    Wing Glass

    Façon de Venise

    18th century
    Wing Glass
    Glass
    23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches) (height)
    Museum Collection 72.095

  • Objects

    Tripod Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Tripod Legged Censer, 1644-1911
    Tripod Censer
    Enamel on copper alloy
    Height: 28 cm (11 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.84

  • Objects

    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Early 18th century
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)
    Polychrome woodblock print with glue and metallic powders
    Sheet: 25.1 x 13.8 cm (9 7/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1329

  • Objects

    Marriage Quilt (Colcha)

    Unknown artist, Indian; Portuguese

    18th century
    Marriage Quilt (Colcha)
    Silk plain weave with silk chain-stitch embroidery
    Length: 271.8 cm (107 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 1996.99

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    Drinking horn

    Unknown artist, Dutch

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

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    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Early 18th century
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 23 x 11.8 cm (9 1/16 x 4 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1303

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    Liquid Dropper

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian

    Late 17th century-early 18th century
    Liquid Dropper
    Glass
    15.1 x 10.3 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.669

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    Joined chest with drawer

    Unknown artist, American

    1690-1725
    Joined chest with drawer
    Oak and pine
    88.9 x 111.4 x 47 cm (35 x 43 7/8 x 18 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 19.293

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    Portrait of a Monk

    Claudio Coello

    Ca. 1685
    Portrait of a Monk
    Oil on canvas
    33 x 24.6 cm (13 x 9 11/16 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund, Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund, Mary B. Jackson Fund, Edgar J. Lownes Fund and Jesse Metcalf Fund 54.181

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    The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael

    Adriaen van der Werff

    Ca. 1699
    The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael
    Oil on canvas
    76.5 x 61.6 cm (30 1/8 x 24 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.063

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    Portrait of Louis of France, The Grand Dauphin (1661-1711)

    Hyacinthe Rigaud

    Ca. 1697-1721
    Portrait of Louis of France, The Grand Dauphin (1661-1711)
    Oil on canvas
    90.8 x 73.8 cm (35 3/4 x 29 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 30.027

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    The Sacrifice of Iphigenia

    Francesco de Mura

    Ca. 1727
    The Sacrifice of Iphigenia
    Oil on canvas
    96.5 x 128.6 cm (38 x 50 5/8 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 55.113

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    Charles III King of Spain, Archduke of Austria

    Johann Michael Puchler

    Ca.1703
    Charles III King of Spain, Archduke of Austria
    Etching and engraving
    Image: 20 x 8.4 cm (7 7/8 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 2002.53

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    Forest Still Life

    Karl Wilhelm de Hamilton

    Ca. 1735
    Forest Still Life
    Oil on copper
    36.5 x 26.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Drs. Arnold-Peter C. and Yvonne S. Weiss 2003.140

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    Textile

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    18th century
    Textile
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.159.704

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    Unknown artist, Japanese

    1700 - 1800
    textile; swatch book
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.161.868

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    Unknown artist, Japanese

    1700 - 1800
    textile; swatch book
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.165.1119

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    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns

    Unknown artist, Italian

    18th century
    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns
    Oil on canvas
    109.9 x 134 cm (43 1/4 x 52 3/4 inches)
    Gift of the estate of William E. Brigham 63.011.482

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    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns

    Unknown artist, Italian

    18th century
    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns
    Oil on canvas
    109.9 x 133.3 cm (43 5/16 x 52 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the estate of William E. Brigham 63.011.483