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    Castle on the Edge of a Lake

    Jonathan Skelton
    British, fl. ca. 1754-1758
    Castle on the Edge of a Lake, late 1850s
    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

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    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Vase, 1690-1710
    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

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    Priest Ohi

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Priest Ohi, 1662 - 1722
    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
    Pair of Shoes, 18th century
    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

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Italian, Gubbio
    Plate, 18th century
    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
    Stomacher, 1720-1740
    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
    Italian, 1674-1755
    Le Chevalier de Lamothe, ca. 1725
    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

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    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

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

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    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

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

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    Girl with Basket of Eggs

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Girl with Basket of Eggs, ca. 1745
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 53.205

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    Needle lace trim fragment

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

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    Turkish Woman with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Turkish Woman with Basket, ca. 1745
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.084

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    Noh theater costume (karaori)

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Noh theater costume (karaori), 18th Century
    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

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

    Unknown artist
    Domenico Lovisa, publisher
    Italian, ca. 1690-ca. 1750
    View of the Canal and Church of St. Barnabas with Battle of the Fists, from the series, Il Gran Teatro di Venezia (The Great Theater of Venice), ca. 1720
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 36.7 x 48.3 cm (14 7/16 x 19 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.307

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Textile fragment, 18th century
    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

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    Console table

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Console table, ca. 1740
    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

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    Marash textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Armenian
    Marash textile fragment, 18th/19th century
    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

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    Doctor Baliardo

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Doctor Baliardo, ca.1738
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    18.8 cm (7 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.178

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    Tea Caddy

    Johann Gregorius Höroldt, painter
    German, 1696 - 1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Tea Caddy, ca. 1725
    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, Delft
    Plaque, ca. 1700
    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

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    Tankard

    Paul Revere
    American, 1735-1818
    Tankard, 1700-1799
    Silver
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.193

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    Needle case embroidery fragment

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

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    Still Life with Flowers

    Attributed to Jan van Huysum
    Dutch, 1682-1749
    Still Life with Flowers, ca. 1715-1730
    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

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    Man's Sash (Patka)

    Unknown artist, Persian, India
    Man’s Sash (Patka), 1700-1750
    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

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    Cup

    John Coddington, silversmith
    American, 1690-1743
    Cup, ca. 1715
    Silver
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 36.005

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    Bowl

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

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    Erminia Among the Shepherds

    Luigi Garzi
    Italian, 1638-1721
    Erminia Among the Shepherds, ca. 1680-1700
    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

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    Handkerchief

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

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    Study of Three Heads

    Ubaldo Gandolfi
    Italian, 1728-1781
    Study of Three Heads, mid-late 18th century
    Red chalk on paper
    20.2 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.072

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    Landscape with Fountain

    Attributed to Isaac de Moucheron
    Dutch, 1667-1774
    Landscape with Fountain, ca. 1700
    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

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch, Delft
    Plate, 1710-1730
    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

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch, Delft
    Plate, 1710-1730
    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

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    Tankard

    Samuel Vernon
    American, 1683-1737
    Tankard, ca. 1720
    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

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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
    Museum Appropriation Fund 44.161

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    Venus and Adonis

    Attributed to Benedetto Luti
    Italian; Florentine, 1666-1724
    Venus and Adonis, Late 17th Century
    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

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    Plate

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

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    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

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

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    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

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

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

    William Hoare
    English, ca. 1707-1792
    Portrait of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, K. G., ca. 1742
    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

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    Hookah

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Hookah, 18th century
    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

    Attributed to Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Christ Healing the Paralytic, ca. 1650-1700
    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

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    Landscape with Town

    Marco Ricci
    Italian, 1676-1729
    Landscape with Town, Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century
    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

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    Lazzarone (Neapolitan Vagrant)

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Lazzarone (Neapolitan Vagrant), 18th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on paper
    23.2 x 14.3 cm (9 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.321

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    Lace trim fragment

    Unknown artist, French; Italian, Italy; France
    Lace trim fragment, Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century
    Linen needle lace
    14 x 31.1 cm (5 1/2 x 12 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 48.261

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    Design for an Interior Elevation

    Franz Xaver Habermann
    German, 1721-1796
    Design for an Interior Elevation, 18th Century
    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

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    Esther and Mordecai

    Aert de Gelder
    Dutch, 1645-1727
    Esther and Mordecai, ca. 1685
    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

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

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

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    Time Revealing Truth

    Pompeo Girolamo Batoni
    Italian, 1708-1787
    Time Revealing Truth, ca. 1740-1745
    Oil on canvas
    119.4 x 89.2 cm (47 x 35 1/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.065

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

    Alonso Miguel de Tovar
    Spanish, 1678-1758
    Portrait of a Gentleman of the Mendoza y de la Vega Family, 1711
    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

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    Cleopatra

    After Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Cleopatra, ca. 1695
    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

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    Textile fragment

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

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

    Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Luca Giordano, previous attribution
    Study for Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (recto), ca. 1692
    (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

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    Tomb of Caecilia Metella

    Attributed to Jonathan Skelton
    British, fl. ca. 1754-1758
    Tomb of Caecilia Metella, mid-18th Century
    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

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    Native American Sachem

    Unknown artist, American
    Native American Sachem, ca. 1700
    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, Delft
    Plate, 18th century
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.423

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    Tomb cover

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

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, American
    Textile fragment, 18th Century
    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
    Liquid Dropper, late 17th century-early 18th century
    Glass
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 14.441

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

    Studio of Francesco Solimena
    Italian, 1657-1747
    The Annunciation, Modello for Altarpiece for the Scuola di San Rocco, ca. 1733
    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

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    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

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    Study for Dead Christ with Angels

    Attributed to Pasquale Andrea Marini
    Italian, 1682
    Study for Dead Christ with Angels, ca. 1682 - 1712
    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

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    Self Portrait

    John Baptist de Medina
    Spanish/Flemish, 1659-1710
    Self Portrait, ca. 1700
    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

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    The Death of Cleopatra

    Domenico Maria Muratori
    Italian, 1661-1744
    The Death of Cleopatra, ca. 1720
    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

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    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel

    Follower of Benedetto Luti
    Italian; Florentine, 1666-1724
    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel, Early 18th Century
    Red chalk on laid paper
    33.8 x 22.9 cm (13 5/16 x 9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.435

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    Trim fragment

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

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    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha), 1700-1750
    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

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    The Young Hunter

    Wilhelm Frederik van Royen
    Dutch, 1645-1723
    The Young Hunter, ca. 1706
    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

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    Mezzetin

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Mezzetin, ca. 1740
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    19.3 cm (7 5/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.176

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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

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    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme

    Giovanni Battista Gaulli
    Italian, 1639-1709
    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme, ca. 1700
    Oil on canvas
    90.8 x 74.9 cm (35 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.106

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    Landscape with a Waterfall

    Thomas Gainsborough
    British; English, 1727-1788
    Landscape with a Waterfall, Early 18th Century-Late 18th Century
    Watercolor applied with brush, and crayon
    Plate: 20.3 x 25.7 cm (8 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 73.204.21

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

    Francesco Guardi
    Italian, 1712-1793
    Scuola di San Marco with the Loggia Erected for Benediction of Pope Pius VI, May 19, 1782, ca. 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
    Stemmed cup with cover, 1700-1720
    Blown glass with wheel-engraved decoration
    Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John S. Holbrook 45.188

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    wine flute

    Unknown artist, Dutch
    wine flute, 18th century
    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
    French, 1654-1733
    Augustus Orders the Closing of the Doors of Temple of Janus, ca. 1681
    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

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    Hat Stand

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Hat Stand, 1644-1911
    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
    English, 1752-1799
    Third View on the Reichenbach, 1776
    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
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Study after Alessandro Vittoria’s Bust of Giulio Contarini, ca. 1743
    Red and white chalks on blue paper
    23.7 x 16.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/2 inches) (approx.)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 48.427

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    Waistcoat fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Waistcoat fragment, 18th century
    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

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    Textile fragment

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

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    Studies of Butterflies and Insects

    Unknown artist
    Studies of Butterflies and Insects, late 17th Century-early 18th Century
    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

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    Wing Glass

    Façon de Venise
    Wing Glass, 18th century
    Glass
    Height: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Museum Collection 72.095

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    Tripod Censer

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

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    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata), early 18th century
    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

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    Marriage Quilt (Colcha)

    Unknown artist, Indian; Portuguese, Portugal
    Marriage Quilt (Colcha), 18th century
    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
    Drinking horn, 17th century-18th century
    Glass
    Length: 18 cm (7 1/16 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.689

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    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata), early 18th century
    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
    Liquid Dropper, late 17th century-early 18th century
    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, Hadley; Massachusetts
    Joined chest with drawer, 1690-1725
    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
    Spanish, 1642-1693
    Portrait of a Monk, ca. 1685
    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
    Dutch, 1659-1722
    The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael, ca. 1699
    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)

    Attributed to Hyacinthe Rigaud
    French, 1659-1743
    Portrait of Louis of France, The Grand Dauphin (1661-1711), ca. 1697-1721
    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
    Italian, 1696-1782
    The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, ca. 1727
    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, printmaker
    Charles III King of Spain, Archduke of Austria, ca.1703
    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
    Flemish, ca. 1668-1754
    Forest Still Life, ca. 1735
    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 swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Textile swatch, 18th century
    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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    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1700 - 1800
    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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    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1700 - 1800
    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
    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns, 18th century
    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
    Floral Still Life with Ruins and Urns, 18th century
    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