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    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro), ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.6 x 13.8 cm (12 1/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1157A

  • Objects

    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro), ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.6 x 13.8 cm (12 1/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1157

  • Objects

    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro)

    Ishikawa Toyonobu
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro), 1740’s
    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, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1756-1829
    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Takatsuya Isuke, publisher
    Japanese
    Bush-clover garden, Ryoganji, Mimeguri Shrine (Hagi no niwa: Ryoganji Mimeguri), ca.1787
    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

    Keswick Lake from Castlerigg Farm

    John Warwick Smith
    English, 1749-1831
    Keswick Lake from Castlerigg Farm, ca. 1790-1800
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    34 x 51 cm (13 3/8 x 20 1/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1986.184.55

  • Objects

    Tango (5th day of the 5th month; the Boy's Festival) (Tango)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Tango (5th day of the 5th month; the Boy’s Festival) (Tango), Amusements of children during the Five Festivals, ca. 1794
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.8 x 23.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1123

  • Objects

    Ichikawa Yaozo II

    Ippitsusai Bunchō
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1765-1792
    Ichikawa Yaozo II, ca. 1770
    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
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Fidelity (Shin), The Five Cardinal Virtues, ca. 1767
    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

    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
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Omiya Kyuhei, publisher
    Japanese
    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, late 1730’s
    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

    Cormorant and egret (U to sagi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Cormorant and egret (U to sagi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase ), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 22.5 x 37.2 cm (8 7/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.003

  • Objects

    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.588

  • Objects

    Landscape

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    In the style of Tōyo Sesshū
    Japanese, 1420-1506
    Landscape, 16th century or later
    Ink and color on paper
    146.1 x 77.5 cm (57 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.94

  • Objects

    Workmen in a Garden

    Suraj Gujarati
    Indian
    Basawan, designer
    Indian
    Workmen in a Garden, around 1590
    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

    Jinjitsu (7th day of the 1st month)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Jinjitsu (7th day of the 1st month), Amusements of children during the Five Festivals, ca. 1794
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1122

  • Objects

    Cockerel, hen and Japanese meadow buntin (Niwatori to hojiro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Cockerel, hen and Japanese meadow buntin (Niwatori to hojiro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase ), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 23.7 x 37.3 cm (9 5/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.007

  • Objects

    Plum (Ume)

    Gyodai
    Japanese, 1st half of the 19th century
    Sakuseki, previous attribution
    Japanese, 19th century
    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

  • Objects

    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko), ca. 1768
    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
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Courtesan and kamuro (Yujo to kamuro), ca. 1770
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 68.6 x 11.9 cm (27 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1087

  • Objects

    Qur'an pages

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

  • Objects

    The actor Nakayama Tomisaburo

    Katsukawa Shun’ei
    Japanese, 1762-1819
    The actor Nakayama Tomisaburo, ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 27.2 x 12.2 cm (10 11/16 x 4 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1108

  • Objects

    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Isoda Koryūsai, previous attribution
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu), ca. 1775
    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
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Beauty and birdcage (Bijin to torikago), ca. 1770
    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

    Yellow-billed grosbeak, male white-backed woodpecker (Mamemawashi kitsutsuki)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Yellow-billed grosbeak, male white-backed woodpecker (Mamemawashi kitsutsuki), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 37 cm (8 15/16 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.002

  • Objects

    Shide

    Attributed to Yintolo
    late 13th century
    Shide, 14th century
    Ink on silk
    97.8 x 35.6 cm (38 1/2 x 14 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.319

  • Objects

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

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Yamashiroya, publisher
    Japanese
    Segawa Kikunojo II as the princess Usuyukihime (Nidai Segawa Kikunojo Usuyukihime), ca. 1760
    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

  • Objects

    Mallard ducks, kingfisher (Kamo kawasemi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Mallard ducks, kingfisher (Kamo kawasemi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.5 x 37 cm (9 1/4 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.014

  • Objects

    Quail, skylark (Uzura hibari)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Quail, skylark (Uzura hibari), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 23.2 x 37.3 cm (9 1/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.001

  • Objects

    Figures at a temple gate (Nio mon)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Figures at a temple gate (Nio mon), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 37.2 x 25.1 cm (14 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1130

  • Objects

    Long-tailed tit and white eyes (Enaga mejiro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Long-tailed tit and white eyes (Enaga mejiro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.5 x 37.2 cm (8 7/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.013

  • Objects

    Ducks (Kamo)

    Nishimura Shigenaga
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    Ducks (Kamo), 1740’s
    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

    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.2 cm (9 3/16 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.587

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji)

    Torii Kiyoshige
    Japanese, fl. 1720s-1760s
    Nishinomiya Shinroku, publisher
    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji), Collected nicknames of the floating world, 1750s-1760s
    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)

    Attributed to Okumura Toshinobu
    Japanese
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    Segawa Kikunojo I as a courtesan (Segawa Kikunojo), 1740’s
    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
    Japanese, fl. 1720-1740s
    Actor as a street vendor selling hand towels and scent pouches in the shapes of kimono sleeves (Sanogawa Ichimatsu?), mid-1720s
    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

    Goshawk, thick-billed shrike (Taka mozu)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Goshawk, thick-billed shrike (Taka mozu), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.008

  • Objects

    St. Margaret and Dragon

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

  • Objects

    Great tit, Japanese robin (Shijukara komadori)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Great tit, Japanese robin (Shijukara komadori), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 37.3 cm (8 15/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.009

  • Objects

    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.8 x 37.3 cm (9 3/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.010

  • Objects

    Rain at the Sumida River (Sumida no ame)

    Katsukawa Shuncho
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1770’s-1790’s
    Takasu Soshichi of Shiba, publisher
    Japanese
    Rain at the Sumida River (Sumida no ame), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 36.5 x 23.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1128

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Abu Jahl and His Warriors

    Unknown artist, Turkish, Istanbul
    Abu Jahl and His Warriors, ca. 1594-95
    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

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

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Yamashiroya, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Segawa Kikunojo II playing a hand drum (nidai Segawa Kikunojo), early 1760s
    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
    Italian, 1527-1585
    Descent from the Cross, ca. 1570
    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

    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei), Momo chidori kyoka awase (A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.9 x 37 cm (9 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1139

  • Objects

    Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad

    In the style of Sultan Muhammad
    Persian, 16th Century
    Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad, first half of the 16th century
    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 84.147

  • Objects

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

    Ishikawa Toyonobu
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The left panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Yugiri of the Ogiya (OgiyaYugiri), Left sheet (naka) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    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

    Sparrows, rock doves (Murasuzume hato)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Sparrows, rock doves (Murasuzume hato), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.012

  • Objects

    Kwanseum

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Kwanseum, 14th century
    Ink, color, and gold on silk
    Mount: 259.1 x 109.9 cm (102 x 43 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.378

  • Objects

    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 22.9 x 37.2 cm (9 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.586

  • Objects

    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII

    Baccio Bandinelli
    Italian, 1493-1560
    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII, ca. 1534-1536
    Pen and ink on paper
    Image: 35.4 x 21.4 cm (13 15/16 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.507

  • Objects

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

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Ten scenes around Kinryuzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa kinryuzan jukkyo), ca. 1783
    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

  • Objects

    Swallows, pheasant (Tsubame kiji)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Swallows, pheasant (Tsubame kiji), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.9 x 37.2 cm (9 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.005

  • Objects

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

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Golden pheasant, peony and pine (Matsu to botan ni kinkei), ca. 1780
    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
    Italian, 1516-1576
    (recto) Hercules Victorious over the Hydra; (verso) Study of Hercules, roman soldier’s head, ornaments, ca. 1558
    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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    Scops owl, bullfinches (Mimizuku uso)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Scops owl, bullfinches (Mimizuku uso), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.2 cm (9 3/16 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.011

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

    Katsukawa Shunshō
    Japanese, 1725-1792
    Ro (Seaweed), episode 2 from Ise Monogatari (Ro), Fashionable brocade pictures of Tales of Ise, ca. 1772-1773
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Mandarin ducks and plum in snow (Setsubai ni oshidori), mid 18th century-late 18th century
    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 actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito)

    Torii Kiyomasu II
    Japanese
    Urokogataya Magobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito), late 1720s-early 1730s
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Pheasant and pine (Matsu ni kiji), ca. 1780
    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)

    Attributed to Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Possibly Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Cat, butterfly and begonias (Kaido ni cho to neko), ca. 1767
    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, Japan; Tokyo
    Hankoku
    Japanese, 1st half of the 19th century
    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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    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Urokogataya Magobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji), 1760s
    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
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The right panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Koito of the Itoya, Right sheet (migi) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    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
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Kichiemon Emiya, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Anegawa Daikichi as the wife Okuwa (Anegawa Daikichi:…nyobo Okuwa), late 1750’s - early 1760’s
    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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    Winter wren, water snipe (Misosazai shigi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Winter wren, water snipe (Misosazai shigi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.4 x 37 cm (8 13/16 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.004

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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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    The actor Ichikawa Yaozo III in a samurai role (sandai Ichikawa Yaozo)

    Katsukawa Shun’ei
    Japanese, 1762-1819
    The actor Ichikawa Yaozo III in a samurai role (sandai Ichikawa Yaozo), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.8 x 13.8 cm (12 1/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1107

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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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    The actor Nakamura Noshio II in a female role (nidai Nakamura Noshio)

    Katsukawa Shunkō
    Japanese, 1743-1812
    The actor Nakamura Noshio II in a female role (nidai Nakamura Noshio), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1113

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    Ebisu

    Attributed to Okumura Masanobu
    Japanese, 1686-1764
    Ebisu, mid 1740’s
    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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    The beloved wife: chapter 10[man playing Sugeroku in a teahouse] (Koi nyobo judanme)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    The beloved wife: chapter 10[man playing Sugeroku in a teahouse] (Koi nyobo judanme), Ongyokushu, ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 35.7 x 25.2 cm (14 1/16 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1119

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    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi), ca. 1780
    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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    Jay, boreal owl (Kashidori fukuro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Jay, boreal owl (Kashidori fukuro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.5 x 37 cm (9 1/4 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.006

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    Design for a Compote

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Erik Magnussen, designer
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Design for a Compote, 1927
    Ink and pencil on tracing paper
    33 x 29.8 cm (13 x 11 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.52

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    The Statue of Jupiter from the Seven Wonders of the World

    Simon de Passe, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch, ca. 1595-1647
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Statue of Jupiter from the Seven Wonders of the World, The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch, ca.1597 - ca.1670
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Colossus of Rhodos from the Seven Wonders of the World, The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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
    Dutch, ca. 1600-1638
    After Maarten de Vos, designer
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Temple of Diana at Ephesus from the Seven Wonders of the World, Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch; Flemish, ca. 1565-1637
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Gardens of Babylon from the Seven Wonders of the World, The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch, ca. 1600-1638
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Lighthouse of Alexandria from the Seven Wonders of the World, Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch, ca. 1600-1638
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Pyramids of Egypt from the Seven Wonders of the World, The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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, engraver (printmaker)
    Dutch; Flemish, ca. 1565-1637
    After Maarten de Vos
    Flemish, 1532-1603
    The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus from the Seven Wonders of the World, The Seven Wonders of the World, 1614
    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
    Dutch, ca. 1598 - ca. 1652
    After Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
    Dutch, 1591 - 1624
    Jan van de Velde II, publisher
    Dutch, ca. 1593-1641
    Plate 1, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange, 1623
    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
    Dutch, ca. 1598 - ca. 1652
    After Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
    Dutch, 1591 - 1624
    Jan van de Velde II, publisher
    Dutch, ca. 1593-1641
    Plate 2, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange, 1623
    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
    Dutch, ca. 1598 - ca. 1652
    After Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
    Dutch, 1591 - 1624
    Jan van de Velde II, publisher
    Dutch, ca. 1593-1641
    Plate 4, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange, 1623
    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
    Dutch, ca. 1598 - ca. 1652
    After Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
    Dutch, 1591 - 1624
    Jan van de Velde II, publisher
    Dutch, ca. 1593-1641
    Plate 5, The Triumphal Entry of Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange, 1623
    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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    Riddle: my skin is red, and white liquid is hidden within (Aenigma: Rubra mihi cutis est, latet intus niveus humor)

    Jacob Hoefnagel, designer
    Flemish, 1575 - c.a. 1630
    Possibly Theodor de Bry, associated artist/maker
    Netherlandish, 1528-1598
    After Joris Hoefnagel, associated artist/maker
    Netherlandish, 1542-1600
    Riddle: my skin is red, and white liquid is hidden within (Aenigma: Rubra mihi cutis est, latet intus niveus humor), part 3, sheet 7 Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii, 1592
    Engraving on paper
    Plate: 15.5 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 2006.117.1

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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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    Les Proportions du Corps Humain mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l'Antiquité (The Proportions of the Human Body Measured on the Most Beautiful Figures from Antiquity)

    Gérard Audran
    French, 1640-1703
    Les Proportions du Corps Humain mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l’Antiquité (The Proportions of the Human Body Measured on the Most Beautiful Figures from Antiquity), 1683
    Engravings on paper bound with calf binding
    41.6 x 29.5 x 1.9 cm (16 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 13/16 inches) thickness
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.63

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    The Practice of the Visual Arts

    Cornelis Cort
    Netherlandish, ca. 1533-1578
    After Joannes Stradanus
    Flemish, 1523-1605
    The Practice of the Visual Arts, 1578 (engraved 1573)
    Engraving on paper
    Sheet: 49.5 x 33 cm (19 1/2 x 13 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2008.19.1

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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

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

    Grégoire Huret
    French, 1606-1670
    Neptune and Thetis Carrying the Riches of the Empire to Cardinal Richelieu, 1626-1642
    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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    Christ and the Woman of Samaria

    Giulio Campagnola
    Italian, 1482-1515
    Christ and the Woman of Samaria, 1510-1512
    Engraving with stipple on paper
    Sheet: 13 x 18.7 cm (5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2009.13

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    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist

    Francesco Mazzuoli, called II Parmigianino
    Italian, 1503-1540
    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist, ca. 1527-1530
    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, printmaker
    Italian, 1610-1664
    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, Il mondo festeggiante (The Festive World), 1661
    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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    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)

    Attributed to Master of the Missal of Amboise Le Veneur
    Attributed to Jean Serpin
    French
    Book of Hours (use of Rouen), ca. 1510
    Ink, tempera, gold leaf on vellum, bound in purple velvet over wooden boards
    21.3 x 14.3 x 3.2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss; Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2011.30

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    Soliman, Act I

    Jacques Callot
    French, 1592-1635
    Soliman, Act I, 1620
    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
    French, 1621-1691
    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), 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
    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, Netherlands, Southern
    The Flight into Egypt with Jacob fleeing Esau and David fleeing Saul, leaf from the blockbook Biblia Pauperum, ca. 1460s
    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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    The Holy Family with Saint Anne and Saint Catherine

    Enea Vico
    Italian, 1523-1567
    The Holy Family with Saint Anne and Saint Catherine, 1542
    Engraving on laid paper
    Image/Sheet: 37 x 24.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2012.73