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    Coat and Dress

    André Courrèges, designer
    French, b. 1923
    Bonwit Teller, retailer
    American, 20th century
    Coat and Dress, ca. 1966
    Cotton piqué with plastic buttons
    99.1 cm (39 inches)
    Gift of Ms. Laraine Runci 82.118

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    Bathers

    Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
    French, 1827-1875
    Bathers, ca. 1870
    Oil on canvas
    46 x 61.6 x 6.4 cm (18 1/8 x 24 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund in memory of L. Earle Rowe 53.350

  • Objects

    Seated Woman with a Book

    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish, 1881-1973
    Seated Woman with a Book, ca. 1910
    Oil on canvas
    41.3 x 24.1 cm (16 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.094

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    L'Amour Oiseleur (L’Eté)

    Attributed to François Boucher
    French, 1703-1770
    L’Amour Oiseleur (L’Eté), 1732-1733
    Oil on canvas
    71.1 x 72.1 cm (28 x 28 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 64.115

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    Village in the Mountains

    Henri Victor Gabriel Le Fauconnier
    French, 1881-1946
    Village in the Mountains, 1911-1912
    Oil on canvas
    100 x 80.5 cm (39 3/8 x 31 11/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 71.061

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    Le Repos (Repose)

    Édouard Manet
    French, 1832-1883
    Le Repos (Repose), ca. 1870-1871
    Oil on canvas
    150.2 x 114 cm (59 1/8 x 44 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.027

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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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    Architectural Fantasy

    Hubert Robert
    French, 1733-1808
    Architectural Fantasy, ca. 1802
    Oil on canvas
    114 x 147.8 cm (44 7/8 x 58 3/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 37.104

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    Andromache Learning of the Death of Hector

    Francesco Primaticcio
    Italian, 1504-1570
    Andromache Learning of the Death of Hector, ca. 1550
    Oil on canvas
    185.4 x 225.1 cm (73 x 88 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.083

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    Love is the Same for All

    Attributed to Charles Meynier
    French, 1768-1832
    Louis Gauffier, previous attribution
    French, 1761-1801
    Love is the Same for All, 1795
    Oil on canvas
    40.3 x 32.4 x 3.2 cm (15 7/8 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 72.145

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    Head of a Woman

    Jacques Villon
    French, 1875-1963
    Head of a Woman, 1914
    Oil and pencil on canvas
    54.8 x 46 cm (21 9/16 x 18 1/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 70.058

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    Landscape

    Charles François Daubigny
    French, 1817-1878
    Landscape, 1871
    Oil on panel
    38.1 x 67.2 x 5.1 cm (15 x 26 3/8 x 2 inches) updated during painting inventory project 12/3/04
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 73.120

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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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    Dead Bird

    Jean-Baptiste Oudry
    French, 1686-1755
    Dead Bird, ca. 1740-1750
    Oil on canvas
    36.8 x 26.7 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund, Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund, Mary B. Jackson Fund, and Edgar J. Lownes Fund 54.176

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    Paul Poiret
    French, 1879-1944
    evening coat, 1922
    Silk; metallic yarn; cut steel beads; fur
    Length: 147.3 cm (58 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.9

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    The Flagellation of Christ

    Unknown artist, Italian, France
    Attributed to Jean Ducamps
    French, 1600 - 1683
    The Flagellation of Christ, ca. 1620
    Oil on canvas
    118.1 x 149.2 x 3.2 cm (46 1/2 x 58 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.037

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    Study of a Male Torso

    Amable-Louis-Claude Pagnest
    French, 1790-1819
    Study of a Male Torso, ca. 1813
    Oil on canvas
    76.2 x 81.9 cm (30 x 32 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Wunsch Foundation, Inc. 1987.113.3

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    On the Banks of a River

    Paul Cézanne
    French, 1839-1906
    On the Banks of a River, ca. 1904-1905
    Oil on canvas
    61 x 73.7 cm (24 x 29 inches)
    Museum Special Reserve Fund 43.255

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    Busagny Farm, Osny

    Paul Gauguin
    French, 1848-1903
    Busagny Farm, Osny, 1883
    Oil on canvas
    64.8 x 54.6 cm (25 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund in honor of Houghton P. Metcalf, Jr. 1999.3

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    Honfleur

    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
    French, 1796-1875
    Honfleur, 1830
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 42.6 cm (11 13/16 x 16 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.007

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    The Basin at Argenteuil

    Claude Monet
    French, 1840-1926
    The Basin at Argenteuil, 1874
    Oil on canvas
    55.2 x 74.3 cm (21 3/4 x 29 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.219

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    Still Life with Apples

    Paul Cézanne
    French, 1839-1906
    Still Life with Apples, ca. 1878
    Oil on canvas
    23.2 x 39.7 cm (9 1/8 x 15 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 41.012

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    Still Life

    Georges Braque
    French, 1882-1963
    Still Life, 1918
    Oil on canvas
    46.4 x 72.1 cm (18 1/4 x 28 3/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 48.248

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    The Green Pumpkin

    Henri Matisse
    French, 1869-1954
    The Green Pumpkin, ca. 1916
    Oil on canvas
    80 x 64.5 cm (31 1/2 x 25 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.037

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    Portrait of a Man

    Nicolas Bernard Lépicié
    French, 1735-1784
    Portrait of a Man, ca. 1755
    Oil on canvas
    52.1 x 46.4 cm (20 1/2 x 18 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 54.170

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    View of Auvers-sur-Oise

    Vincent van Gogh
    Dutch, 1853-1890
    View of Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890
    Oil on canvas
    34 x 42.1 cm (13 3/8 x 16 9/16 inches)
    Given in memory of Dorothy Sturges by a friend 35.770

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    Field and Mill at Osny

    Camille Pissarro
    French, 1830-1903
    Field and Mill at Osny, 1884
    Oil on canvas
    54.3 x 65.6 cm (21 3/8 x 25 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Houghton P. Metcalf in memory of her husband, Houghton P. Metcalf 72.096

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    Ladies of the Chariots (Ces Dames des Chars)

    James Tissot
    French, 1836-1902
    Ladies of the Chariots (Ces Dames des Chars), 1883-1885
    Oil on canvas
    146.1 x 100.7 cm (57 1/2 x 39 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter Lowry 58.186

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    Daybreak

    Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin
    French, 1724-1780
    Daybreak, ca. 1760
    Oil on canvas
    45.7 x 103.5 cm (18 x 40 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.147

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    Portrait of a Gentleman

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Attributed to Léon Cogniet
    French, 1794-1880
    Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1820
    Oil on canvas
    58.4 x 49.5 cm (23 x 19 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 54.041

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    White Chateau

    Antoine Chintreuil
    French, 1814-1873
    White Chateau, ca. 1855
    Oil on canvas
    59.1 x 99.4 x 10.2 cm (23 1/4 x 39 1/8 x 4 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 71.079

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    Bust of an Arab Boy in Profile

    Mariano José María Bernardo Fortuny y Carbó
    Spanish, 1838-1874
    Bust of an Arab Boy in Profile, 1860-1869
    Oil on canvas
    61.3 x 48.3 x 6.4 cm (24 1/8 x 19 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.066

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    Landscape

    Georges Michel
    French, 1763-1843
    Landscape, after 1827
    Oil on canvas
    53 x 73.3 x 6.4 cm (20 7/8 x 28 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Hope Smith and Brockholst M. Smith in memory of the Honorable Royal C. Taft 59.032

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    Hans Arp
    French, 1886-1966
    painting, 1926
    Painted wood
    64.8 x 74.9 x 2.5 cm (25 x 29 1/2 x 1 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. George H. Warren, Jr. 66.356

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    A View of Paris from the Louvre

    Louise-Joséphine Sazarin de Belmont
    French, 1790 - 1871
    A View of Paris from the Louvre, 1835
    Oil on canvas
    119.7 x 162.6 cm (47 1/8 x 64 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.056

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    Portrait of Madeleine Bernard

    Louis Anquetin
    French, 1861-1932
    Portrait of Madeleine Bernard, 1892
    Oil on canvas
    61.3 x 50.8 cm (24 1/8 x 20 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 68.137

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    Flowers

    Fernand Léger
    French, 1881-1955
    Flowers, 1926
    Oil on canvas
    92.2 x 65.4 cm (36 5/16 x 25 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 81.097

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    The Dance of Death

    James Tissot
    French, 1836-1902
    The Dance of Death, 1860
    Oil on canvas
    37.1 x 122.4 x 3.8 cm (14 5/8 x 48 3/16 x 1 1/2 inches) updated during painting inventory project 12
    Jesse Metcalf Fund, Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund, Mary B. Jackson Fund and Edgar J. Lownes Fund 54.172

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    Lady Standing before an Open Window

    Edouard Frederic Wilhelm Richter
    French, 1844-1913
    Lady Standing before an Open Window, 1862
    Oil on canvas
    90.3 x 65.3 cm (35 9/16 x 25 11/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 60.003

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    Arabs Traveling

    Eugène Delacroix
    French, 1798-1863
    Arabs Traveling, 1855
    Oil on canvas
    54.1 x 65.1 cm (21 5/16 x 25 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 35.786

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    Moorish Bath

    Jean-Léon Gérôme
    French, 1824-1904
    Moorish Bath, ca. 1874-1877
    Oil on canvas
    81.9 x 65.6 cm (32 5/16 x 25 13/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.280

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    Apparel textile length

    Attributed to Raoul Dufy
    French, 1877-1953
    Atuyer-Bianchini-Ferier, manufacturer
    French, est. 1888
    Apparel textile length, ca. 1912
    Block-printed silk, satin weave
    Width: 86.4 cm (34 inches) (selvage)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.463

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    The Pasha's Soldiers

    Jean Joseph Benjamin Constant
    French, 1845-1902
    The Pasha’s Soldiers, ca. 1880
    Oil on canvas
    139.7 x 90.8 cm (55 x 35 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Charles Brush Perkins in memory of Charles Francis Brush 73.123

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    Young Shepherd in Repose (Portrait of Alexander Thurneyssen)

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    French, 1841-1919
    Young Shepherd in Repose (Portrait of Alexander Thurneyssen), 1911
    Oil on canvas
    73 x 91.1 cm (28 3/4 x 35 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 45.199

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    A Corner of the Park at Bellevue, Autumn Sunset (Un Coin du plateau de Bellevue. Automne, Soleil Couchant)

    Henri Rousseau
    French, 1844-1910
    A Corner of the Park at Bellevue, Autumn Sunset (Un Coin du plateau de Bellevue. Automne, Soleil Couchant), 1901
    Oil on canvas
    61.6 x 50.8 cm (24 1/4 x 20 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 77.114

  • Objects

    Gamin

    Thomas Couture
    French, 1815-1879
    Gamin, ca. 1850-1860
    Oil on canvas
    61.6 x 50.2 x 8.9 cm (24 1/4 x 19 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Collection of Mrs. Houghton P. Metcalf Gift of Mrs. Houghton P. Metcalf, Sr. 1986.207.2

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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

  • Objects

    The Seine Near its Estuary, Honfleur

    Claude Monet
    French, 1840-1926
    The Seine Near its Estuary, Honfleur, ca. 1868
    Oil on canvas
    48.1 x 73.7 cm (18 15/16 x 29 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.236

  • Objects

    Chestnut Trees and Farm at Jas de Bouffan

    Paul Cézanne
    French, 1839-1906
    Chestnut Trees and Farm at Jas de Bouffan, ca. 1886
    Oil on canvas
    65.4 x 81 cm (25 3/4 x 31 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 33.053

  • Objects

    Service des Arts Industriels

    Sevres Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    Jean Charles Develly, decorator
    French, 1783-1849
    Alexandre Brongniart, associated artist/maker
    french, 1770-1847
    Service des Arts Industriels, 1835
    Hard-paste porcelain, enamel decoration, and gilding
    21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Mrs. Gilman Angier, Mr. Alfred Morris, Jr. and Nickerson Stamp Fund 84.021

  • Objects

    The Diners (Les Soupeurs)

    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish, 1881-1973
    The Diners (Les Soupeurs), 1901
    Oil on cardboard
    47.3 x 62.4 cm (18 5/8 x 24 9/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.237

  • Objects

    Dress

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Dress, ca. 1912
    Silk, beads, metallic thread: panné velvet, satin, chiffon, net, chenille, embroidery, passementerie, appliqué
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Everett Crawford 74.032.6

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    Jura Landscape

    Gustave Courbet
    French, 1819-1877
    Jura Landscape, 1869
    Oil on canvas
    59.7 x 73.3 cm (23 1/2 x 28 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund, by exchange and Walter H. Kimbell Fund 43.571

  • Objects

    Portrait of an Artist and his Son

    Charles-Alexis Apoil
    French, 1809-1864
    Portrait of an Artist and his Son, 1854
    Oil on canvas
    130.2 x 97.2 cm (51 5/16 x 38 5/16 inches)
    Museum purchase: Gift of the Museum Associates 1986.156

  • Objects

    Dress

    Chloe, design house
    Probably Karl Lagerfeld, designer
    German, b. 1938
    Saks Fifth Avenue, retailer
    American, 20th century
    Dress
    Silk
    Center back length: 114.3 cm (45 inches)
    Gift of Arlene and Robert Kogod 1999.37.1

  • Objects

    Mountaineers Attacked by Bears

    Henri Victor Gabriel Le Fauconnier
    French, 1881-1946
    Mountaineers Attacked by Bears, 1910-1912
    Oil on canvas
    241.3 x 307.3 cm (95 x 121 inches)
    Gift of the Peau de L’Ours II Society in celebration of Daniel Robbins 1995.043

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    The Death of Camilla

    Attributed to Guillaume Guillon Lethière
    French, 1760-1832
    The Death of Camilla, 1785
    Oil on canvas
    117.2 x 148.4 cm (46 1/8 x 58 7/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 72.144

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    La Bacchante

    Louis Antoine Léon Riesener
    French, 1808-1878
    La Bacchante, 1836
    Oil on canvas
    107.3 x 126.7 x 6.4 cm (42 1/4 x 49 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 69.078

  • Objects

    Shipwreck

    Eugène Isabey
    French, 1803-1886
    Shipwreck, ca. 1850-1855
    Oil on canvas
    42.2 x 70.8 x 5.1 cm (16 5/8 x 27 7/8 x 2 inches)
    Gift of Group 104 62.085

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    A Cart Loaded with Kegs

    Théodore Géricault
    French, 1791-1824
    A Cart Loaded with Kegs, ca. 1819
    Oil on canvas
    59.5 x 73.3 cm (23 7/16 x 28 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.539

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    Men's shoes

    John Lobb, designer
    Men’s shoes, 1960s
    Leather
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Arnold Scaasi 1991.029

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    Femme à Marguerite (Lady with a Daisy)

    Alphonse Mucha, designer
    Czech, 1860-1939
    Scheurer, Lauth & Cie, manufacturer
    French, 1813 - 1935
    Femme à Marguerite (Lady with a Daisy), 1898-1900
    Roller-printed cotton velveteen
    Length: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2008.9.2