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    Crucifixion

    Unknown artist, Spanish, Spain
    Crucifixion, ca. 1490
    Tempera and gold on panel
    143.8 x 113 cm (56 5/8 x 44 1/2 inches)
    Gift of John Nicholas Brown 69.197

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    Angel with Crown and Flagellum

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Angel with Crown and Flagellum, ca. 1460
    Oil on panel
    32.4 x 32.4 x 5.1 cm (12 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 60.105

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    The Taking of Saint Peter

    Jacopo di Cione
    Italian, ca. 1330- 1398
    The Taking of Saint Peter, 1370-1371
    Tempera and gold on panel
    38.7 x 54 x 2.5 cm (15 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 1 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 22.047

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    St. Anthony Abbot Enthroned

    Spinello Aretino
    Lorenzo di Niccolò, previous attribution
    Italian, fl. 1391-1411
    St. Anthony Abbot Enthroned, ca. 1385
    Tempera and gold on panel
    232.4 x 92.1 x 22.2 cm (91 1/2 x 36 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Jesse H. Metcalf 16.243

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    Fragment of a wall depicting a candelabrum

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Fragment of a wall depicting a candelabrum, CE 14-37
    Fresco and lime painting
    54 x 40 cm (21 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.058.20

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    Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

    Mariotto di Nardo
    Italian, Active ca. 1394 - 1424
    Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence, ca. 1408
    Tempera and gold on panel
    23.5 x 31.1 x 5.1 cm (9 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.520

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    Fragment of a wall with harbor scene

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Fragment of a wall with harbor scene, CE 30-79
    Fresco and lime painting
    163.2 x 160.7 cm (64 3/16 x 63 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.058.9

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    Fragment of a black wall

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Fragment of a black wall, CE 14-37
    Fresco and lime painting
    104.1 x 127.6 cm (41 x 50 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.058.2C

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    Portrait of a Man

    Unknown artist, Egyptian, From the Fayum Oasis
    Portrait of a Man, ca. 150-160 CE
    Probably tempera on wood
    34.3 x 19.7 cm (13 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 39.025

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    Portrait of a Man

    Unknown artist, Egyptian, From the Fayum Oasis
    Portrait of a Man, ca. 260 CE
    Probably tempera on wood
    33 x 18.4 cm (13 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 39.026

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    Japanese Crackle Pottery with Camellias

    John La Farge
    American, 1835-1910
    Japanese Crackle Pottery with Camellias, 1879
    Watercolor on paper
    42.7 x 44.9 cm (16 13/16 x 17 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.469

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    King Totila Blessed by Saint Benedict

    Andrea Delitio
    Italian, Active ca. 1440 - 1480
    King Totila Blessed by Saint Benedict, ca.1451
    Tempera and gold on panel
    24.1 x 35.2 x 7 cm (9 1/2 x 13 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.101

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    Mary Magdalene

    Lippo Memmi
    Italian, Active 1317- ca. 1350
    Mary Magdalene, ca. 1330
    Tempera and gold on panel
    49.5 x 22.5 cm (19 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 21.250

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    Risen Christ

    Andrea Previtali
    Italian, ca. 1470-1528
    Risen Christ, ca. 1510
    Tempera on panel
    29.2 x 26 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 16.237

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    Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

    Mariotto di Nardo
    Italian, Active ca. 1394 - 1424
    Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, ca. 1408
    Tempera and gold on panel
    23.5 x 28.9 cm (9 1/4 x 11 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.521

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    Baptism of Christ

    William Blake
    British, 1757-1827
    Baptism of Christ, ca. 1799
    Tempera over pen and ink on canvas
    32.4 x 49.2 cm (12 3/4 x 19 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 32.219

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    Painting of the god Heron

    Unknown artist, Romano-Egyptian
    Painting of the god Heron, ca. 300
    Painted wood
    52.4 x 42.6 cm (20 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches) (without frame)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.030

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    Madonna and Child

    Bartolo di Fredi Cini
    Italian; Sienese, Active Siena by 1353
    Attributed to Bartolo di Fredi Cini
    Italian; Sienese, Active Siena by 1353
    Madonna and Child, ca. 1380
    Tempera and gold on panel
    90.2 x 63.5 x 5.1 cm (35 1/2 x 25 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 20.207

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    Fragment of a black and red wall

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Fragment of a black and red wall, CE 14-37
    Fresco and lime painting
    97.2 x 246.4 cm (38 1/4 x 97 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.058.5B

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    Untitled #2

    Catherine Curtis
    American, b.1957
    Untitled #2, 2002
    Graphite, tempera, and ink on panel
    60.6 x 60.6 x 5.4 cm (23 7/8 x 23 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Gretchen and William Viall 2004.37

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    Bedroom

    Sarah McEneaney
    American, b.1955
    Bedroom, 1995
    egg tempera on gessoed wood
    74.9 x 98.4 cm (29 1/2 x 38 11/16 inches) (frame) Dimensions verified - Painting Inventory project 0
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2004.24.1

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    Untitled

    Alfred DeCredico
    American, 1944 - 2009
    Untitled, 1986
    Tempera and charcoal on white wove paper prepared with tempera and marble
    Sight: 71.4 x 108 cm (28 1/8 x 42 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky 2004.84.1

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    Private: Office

    Andrew Grassie
    Scottish, b. 1966
    Private: Office, 2006
    Tempera on paper on board
    25.7 x 34.9 cm (10 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2006.75

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    Bread With Egg

    Jeff Koons
    American, b. 1954
    Bread With Egg, 1995
    Plaster and tempera
    14.6 cm (5 13/16 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Susan Morris 2008.101.2

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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