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    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro)

    Ishikawa Toyonobu

    1740’s
    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro)
    Polychrome wood block print with marbled background
    Sheet: 33.7 x 46.7 cm (13 1/4 x 18 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1067

  • Objects

    Bush-clover garden, Ryoganji, Mimeguri Shrine (Hagi no niwa: Ryoganji Mimeguri)

    Hosoda Eishi

    Ca.1787
    Bush-clover garden, Ryoganji, Mimeguri Shrine (Hagi no niwa: Ryoganji Mimeguri)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Overall: 38.4 x 74.6 cm (15 1/8 x 29 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1121

  • Objects

    Yamauba and Her Son Kintaro

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    1823/1
    Yamauba and Her Son Kintaro
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.8

  • 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

    Ichikawa Yaozo II

    Ippitsusai Bunchō

    Ca. 1770
    Ichikawa Yaozo II
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.8 x 14.3 cm (11 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches) (Mat size: B)
    Museum collection, by exchange 47.018

  • Objects

    Fidelity (Shin)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    The Five Cardinal Virtues, ca. 1767
    Fidelity (Shin)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 26.7 x 20.2 cm (10 1/2 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1078

  • Objects

    Takeuchi no Sukune Praying by the Sea

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Takeuchi no Sukune Praying by the Sea
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.13

  • Objects

    The actors Ichimura Takenojo as Kudo Suketsune and Sanjo Kantaro as the princess Tatsuhime in the play Hinazuru unagasu Soga performed at the Ichimura Theatre 1722.11

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    Late 1730’s
    The actors Ichimura Takenojo as Kudo Suketsune and Sanjo Kantaro as the princess Tatsuhime in the play Hinazuru unagasu Soga performed at the Ichimura Theatre 1722.11
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 33.7 x 15.9 cm (13 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1064

  • Objects

    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter

    Esaias van de Velde I

    Ca. 1628
    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter
    Charcoal, brush and wash on paper
    19.2 x 29.4 cm (7 9/16 x 11 9/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 61.075

  • Objects

    Huang Chuping with a stone Goate (Huang Chuping and the Goat)

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    1823/1
    Huang Chuping with a stone Goate (Huang Chuping and the Goat)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.7

  • Objects

    Walking in the rain (Ame)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca.1767
    Walking in the rain (Ame)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 27.6 x 20.6 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1080

  • 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

    Workmen in a Garden

    Suraj Gujarati

    Around 1590
    Workmen in a Garden
    Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
    Sheet: 26.7 x 15.9 cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.463

  • Objects

    Shah Shuja Hunting Nilgai

    Payag

    Ca. 1650-1655
    Shah Shuja Hunting Nilgai
    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
    Height: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.068

  • Objects

    Plum (Ume)

    Gyodai

    Plum (Ume)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 19.4 x 16.7 cm (7 5/8 x 6 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.624

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    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1768
    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 69.2 x 11.9 cm (27 1/4 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1050

  • Objects

    Courtesan and kamuro (Yujo to kamuro)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1770
    Courtesan and kamuro (Yujo to kamuro)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 68.6 x 11.9 cm (27 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1087

  • Objects

    Urashima Taro

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Urashima Taro
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.1 cm (8 11/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.12

  • Objects

    Qur'an pages

    Unknown artist, Turkish

    Ca. 1335-1350
    Qur’an pages
    Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
    Height: 28.9 cm (11 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs.Celia Robinson Stillwell 84.038

  • Objects

    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca.1767
    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 28.1 x 17.8 cm (11 1/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1077

  • Objects

    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1775
    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 35.7 x 23.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.547

  • Objects

    Beauty and birdcage (Bijin to torikago)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1770
    Beauty and birdcage (Bijin to torikago)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 67 x 12.2 cm (26 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1086

  • Objects

    Castel Sant 'Angelo

    Victor Jean Nicolle

    Ca. 1779-1811
    Castel Sant ‘Angelo
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over black chalk on blue laid paper
    9.5 x 8.4 cm (3 13/16 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141A

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    Segawa Kikunojo II as the princess Usuyukihime (Nidai Segawa Kikunojo Usuyukihime)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I

    Ca. 1760
    Segawa Kikunojo II as the princess Usuyukihime (Nidai Segawa Kikunojo Usuyukihime)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31.1 x 13.7 cm (12 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1073

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    The Gallery of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome

    Hubert Robert

    1762
    The Gallery of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome
    Crayon on laid paper
    45.4 x 33.8 cm (17 7/8 x 13 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.149

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    Courtesan and Attendants

    Hayami Shungyosai

    1823/1
    Courtesan and Attendants
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.5

  • Objects

    Roman Temples and Ruins

    Victor Jean Nicolle

    Ca. 1779–1811
    Roman Temples and Ruins
    Pen and ink and watercolor on blue laid paper
    7.1 x 10.2 cm (2 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141B

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    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

    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

    Ducks (Kamo)

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    1740’s
    Ducks (Kamo)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 33.5 x 15.1 cm (13 3/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.291

  • Objects

    Gathering Flowers (Hanatsumu)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1767
    Gathering Flowers (Hanatsumu)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Image: 27.9 x 20.2 cm (11 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1084

  • 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

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    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji)

    Torii Kiyoshige

    Collected nicknames of the floating world, 1750s-1760s
    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.4 x 13.2 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1074

  • Objects

    Segawa Kikunojo I as a courtesan (Segawa Kikunojo)

    Okumura Toshinobu

    1740’s
    Segawa Kikunojo I as a courtesan (Segawa Kikunojo)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 31 x 14.6 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1058

  • Objects

    Actor as a street vendor selling hand towels and scent pouches in the shapes of kimono sleeves (Sanogawa Ichimatsu?)

    Torii Kiyotomo

    Mid-1720s
    Actor as a street vendor selling hand towels and scent pouches in the shapes of kimono sleeves (Sanogawa Ichimatsu?)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 30.3 x 15.1 cm (11 15/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1061

  • 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

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    City in a Landscape

    Unknown artist, Indian

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

  • Objects

    Abu Jahl and His Warriors

    Unknown artist, Turkish

    Ca. 1594-95
    Abu Jahl and His Warriors
    Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
    Sheet: 37.5 x 26.7 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Slocum 85.106

  • Objects

    Resurrection of Christ

    Hans Bol

    Ca. 1573
    Resurrection of Christ
    Pen and ink, brush and wash with white heightening over traces of chalk on paper
    27.3 x 9.8 cm (10 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 52.304

  • Objects

    Blopsen

    Matthäus Merian the elder

    Ca. 1625
    Blopsen
    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

    The actor Segawa Kikunojo II playing a hand drum (nidai Segawa Kikunojo)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I

    Early 1760s
    The actor Segawa Kikunojo II playing a hand drum (nidai Segawa Kikunojo)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31 x 13.8 cm (12 3/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1072

  • Objects

    Descent from the Cross

    Luca Cambiaso

    Ca. 1570
    Descent from the Cross
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on laid paper
    41.9 x 28.7 cm (16 1/2 x 11 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.298

  • Objects

    Asahina with a Turtle (from a Soga play)

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Asahina with a Turtle (from a Soga play)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.2

  • Objects

    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well

    Nicolas Poussin

    Ca. 1647
    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and chalk over graphite on paper
    16.5 x 16.3 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 59.020

  • Objects

    Shubyoshi Dancer

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Shubyoshi Dancer
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.1

  • 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

    Dong Fangso Stealing the Peaches of Immortality

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Dong Fangso Stealing the Peaches of Immortality
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.11

  • Objects

    The left panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Yugiri of the Ogiya (OgiyaYugiri)

    Ishikawa Toyonobu

    Left sheet (naka) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    The left panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Yugiri of the Ogiya (OgiyaYugiri)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 31 x 14.3 cm (12 3/16 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1068

  • Objects

    Kikujido by a Waterfall

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of a Long LIfe, 1823/1
    Kikujido by a Waterfall
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.10

  • Objects

    White herons and snow-covered reeds (Yukiashi ni shirasagi)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1773
    White herons and snow-covered reeds (Yukiashi ni shirasagi)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Plate: 24.8 x 17.9 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.553

  • Objects

    Triumph of David

    Maerten van Heemskerck

    1559
    Triumph of David
    pen and ink over underdrawing in black chalk on paper; incised for transfer
    18.3 x 26 cm (7 3/16 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.095

  • 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

    Cat dipping a paw in a goldfish bowl

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1774
    Cat dipping a paw in a goldfish bowl
    Polychrome wood block
    Plate: 25.6 x 19.1 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1088

  • Objects

    Arch of Titus

    Victor Jean Nicolle

    Ca. 1779–1811
    Arch of Titus
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on blue laid paper
    9.8 x 8.4 cm (3 7/8 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141C

  • Objects

    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski

    Angelica Kauffmann

    Ca. 1788
    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski
    Ink with brush over black chalk on laid paper
    28.3 x 19.7 cm (11 3/16 x 7 11/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.273

  • Objects

    A Geisha and Her Guest on a Veranda

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Probably 1823/1
    A Geisha and Her Guest on a Veranda
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.9

  • Objects

    Ten scenes around Kinryuzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa kinryuzan jukkyo)

    Torii Kiyonaga

    Ca. 1783
    Ten scenes around Kinryuzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa kinryuzan jukkyo)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 21.4 x 15.7 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1118

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    Golden pheasant, peony and pine (Matsu to botan ni kinkei)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1780
    Golden pheasant, peony and pine (Matsu to botan ni kinkei)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 63.7 x 10.3 cm (25 1/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1090

  • 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

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    Ro (Seaweed), episode 2 from Ise Monogatari (Ro)

    Katsukawa Shunshō

    Fashionable brocade pictures of Tales of Ise, ca. 1772-1773
    Ro (Seaweed), episode 2 from Ise Monogatari (Ro)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 22.4 x 15.6 cm (8 13/16 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1105

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    Mandarin ducks and plum in snow (Setsubai ni oshidori)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Mid 18th century-late 18th century
    Mandarin ducks and plum in snow (Setsubai ni oshidori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 23.8 x 17.8 cm (9 3/8 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.546

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    The Kagura Month [11th month] (Kagurazuki)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Customs of daily life with poem of the four seasons, ca. 1767
    The Kagura Month [11th month] (Kagurazuki)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Image: 28.4 x 21.1 cm (11 3/16 x 8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1083

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    The actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito)

    Torii Kiyomasu II

    Late 1720s-early 1730s
    The actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 31 x 14.6 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1055

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    Pheasant and pine (Matsu ni kiji)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1780
    Pheasant and pine (Matsu ni kiji)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 61.6 x 10 cm (24 1/4 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.634

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    Cat, butterfly and begonias (Kaido ni cho to neko)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1767
    Cat, butterfly and begonias (Kaido ni cho to neko)
    Polychrome wood block print with gauffrage
    Plate: 28.3 x 21.1 cm (11 1/8 x 8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.421

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    Bush warbler and plum (Ume ni uguisu)

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Bush warbler and plum (Ume ni uguisu)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 18.9 x 22.4 cm (7 7/16 x 8 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.627

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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

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    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I

    1760s
    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31.1 x 14 cm (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1071

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    The right panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Koito of the Itoya

    Ishikawa Toyonobu

    Right sheet (migi) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    The right panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Koito of the Itoya
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 31.4 x 13.8 cm (12 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1069

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    The actor Anegawa Daikichi as the wife Okuwa (Anegawa Daikichi:...nyobo Okuwa)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I

    Late 1750’s - early 1760’s
    The actor Anegawa Daikichi as the wife Okuwa (Anegawa Daikichi:…nyobo Okuwa)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 30.2 x 14 cm (11 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1070

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    Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Late 17th-early 18th century
    Adoration of the Magi
    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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    Kneeling Woman: "Red"

    Ryuryukyo Shinsai

    Five Colors
    Kneeling Woman: “Red”
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.18

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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 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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    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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    Cockerels fighting under flowering peach (Niwatori awase to momo)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1773
    Cockerels fighting under flowering peach (Niwatori awase to momo)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Plate: 27 x 19.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.541

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    Ebisu

    Okumura Masanobu

    Mid 1740’s
    Ebisu
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.5 x 15.1 cm (11 5/8 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1057

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    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi)

    Torii Kiyonaga

    Ca. 1780
    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 67.6 x 11.6 cm (26 5/8 x 4 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1120

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    Study for St. William of Aquitaine

    Guercino

    17th Century
    Study for St. William of Aquitaine
    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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    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph

    Marco Tullio Montagna

    Ca. 1630-1631
    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph
    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)

    Luis Tristán de Escamilla

    Early 17th century
    Ecce Home (recto)
    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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    Mount Fuji, Falcon and Aubergines (Fuji to taka to nasu)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1775
    Mount Fuji, Falcon and Aubergines (Fuji to taka to nasu)
    Color woodblock print
    Plate: 26.5 x 17.8 cm (10 7/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.542

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    The Statue of Jupiter from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Simon de Passe

    The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Statue of Jupiter from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    20.8 x 24.9 cm (8 3/16 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.1

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    The Colossus of Rhodos from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Crispijn de Passe II

    The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Colossus of Rhodos from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    20.6 x 24.9 cm (8 1/8 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.2

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    The Temple of Diana at Ephesus from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Magdalena van de Passe

    Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Temple of Diana at Ephesus from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    21 x 25.2 cm (8 5/16 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.3

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    The Gardens of Babylon from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Crispijn de Passe I

    The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Gardens of Babylon from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    21.3 x 24.8 cm (8 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.4

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    The Lighthouse of Alexandria from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Magdalena van de Passe

    Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Lighthouse of Alexandria from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    21 x 25.6 cm (8 5/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.5

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    The Pyramids of Egypt from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Magdalena van de Passe

    The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Pyramids of Egypt from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    20.3 x 24.8 cm (8 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.6

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    The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Crispijn de Passe I

    The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus from the Seven Wonders of the World
    Engraving on paper
    21.1 x 25.7 cm (8 5/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.7.7

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    Plate 1, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange

    Cornelis van Kittensteyn

    1623
    Plate 1, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange
    Engraving on laid paper
    Sheet: 41 x 37.8 cm (16 1/8 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.46A

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    Plate 2, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange

    Cornelis van Kittensteyn

    1623
    Plate 2, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange
    Engraving on laid paper
    Sheet: 41.3 x 30.8 cm (16 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.46B

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    Plate 4, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange

    Cornelis van Kittensteyn

    1623
    Plate 4, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange
    Engraving on laid paper
    Sheet: 40 x 31.8 cm (15 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.46C

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    Plate 5, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange

    Cornelis van Kittensteyn

    1623
    Plate 5, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange
    Engraving on laid paper
    Sheet: 40.3 x 38.1 cm (15 7/8 x 15 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.46D

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    The Brawl of Bruttobuono

    Francesco Villamena

    1601
    The Brawl of Bruttobuono
    Engraving on paper
    Sheet: 38.6 x 50.8 cm (15 3/16 x 20 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2008.19.2

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    Neptune and Thetis Carrying the Riches of the Empire to Cardinal Richelieu

    Grégoire Huret

    1626-1642
    Neptune and Thetis Carrying the Riches of the Empire to Cardinal Richelieu
    Engraving on paper
    Sheet: 29.5 x 34.9 cm (11 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches) (irregular)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 2008.18

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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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    Quadrille of Horses and Wagons around the Mountain of Atlas: The Horse Ballet in the Conjoined Theater at the Palace of His Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany, from the book

    Stefano Della Bella

    Il mondo festeggiante (The Festive World), 1661
    Quadrille of Horses and Wagons around the Mountain of Atlas: The Horse Ballet in the Conjoined Theater at the Palace of His Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany, from the book
    Etching on paper
    Image/Sheet: 28.7 x 44.5 cm (11 5/16 x 17 1/2 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2011.4

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    Soliman, Act I

    Jacques Callot

    1620
    Soliman, Act I
    Etching
    Image: 19.8 x 27.6 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2011.5.1

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    Troisiesme Journée: Theatre dressé au milieu du grand estang representant l'Isle d'Alcine (Third Day: Theater set amidst the great pond representing the Isle d'Alcine)

    Israël Silvestre the younger

    Les Plaisirs de l’Isle enchantée ou les festes et divertisments due Roy, a Versailles.(Pleasures of the Enchanted Island, or the fêtes and diversions for the King at Versailles) , 1664
    Troisiesme Journée: Theatre dressé au milieu du grand estang representant l’Isle d’Alcine (Third Day: Theater set amidst the great pond representing the Isle d’Alcine)
    Etching and Engraving
    Plate: 27 x 42.9 cm (10 5/8 x 16 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2011.5.2

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    The Flight into Egypt with Jacob fleeing Esau and David fleeing Saul, leaf from the blockbook Biblia Pauperum

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish

    Ca. 1460s
    The Flight into Egypt with Jacob fleeing Esau and David fleeing Saul, leaf from the blockbook Biblia Pauperum
    Woodcut printed in olive-brown ink and hand-colored in red, green, yellow, black, grey, and pink on laid paper
    Sheet: 27 x 19.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2012.35

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    Pompa Introitus honori serenissimi principi Ferdinandi Austiaci (Procession in Honor of the Most Serene Prince Fedinand)

    Theodor van Thulden

    1642
    Pompa Introitus honori serenissimi principi Ferdinandi Austiaci (Procession in Honor of the Most Serene Prince Fedinand)
    Bound book with 41 engravings; gilt stamped leather binding
    57.5 x 39.4 cm (22 5/8 x 15 1/2 inches) (closed)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2012.36