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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    1550-1650
    Textile fragment
    Silk
    Length: 61 cm (24 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.245

  • Objects

    Still Life with Figure

    Michele Pace del Campidoglio

    Ca. 1660
    Still Life with Figure
    Oil on canvas
    122.2 x 160.7 cm (48 1/8 x 63 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 60.107

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    Virgin of the Annunciation

    Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo

    Ca. 1474
    Virgin of the Annunciation
    Tempera and gold on wood panel
    73.7 x 41.9 x 3.2 cm (29 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Robert Lehman 57.301

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    Entry into the Ark

    Dosso Dossi

    Ca. 1520
    Entry into the Ark
    Oil on canvas
    107 x 112.4 x 7.6 cm (42 1/8 x 44 1/4 x 3 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 54.177

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    The Continence of Scipio

    Andrea Casali

    Ca. 1743
    The Continence of Scipio
    Oil on canvas
    50.8 x 65.4 cm (20 x 25 3/4 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 75.027

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    Landscape with Bathers

    Domenichino

    Ca. 1600-1630
    Landscape with Bathers
    Oil on canvas
    77.2 x 132.7 cm (30 3/8 x 52 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.107

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    The Dying Mazzini (Mazzini morente)

    Silvestro Lega

    1873
    The Dying Mazzini (Mazzini morente)
    Oil on canvas
    76.5 x 100.3 cm (30 1/8 x 39 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.071

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    Perseus and Andromeda

    Giuseppe Cesari

    Ca. 1592
    Perseus and Andromeda
    Oil on slate
    70.5 x 54.9 cm (27 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.167

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Italian

    16th century
    Textile fragment
    Silk
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.188

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    Adoration of the Shepherds

    Leandro Bassano

    Ca. 1592-1594
    Adoration of the Shepherds
    Oil on canvas
    104.1 x 167.6 cm (41 x 66 inches)
    Museum puchase: bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson, by exchange 81.093

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    The Colosseum

    Giovanni Paolo Pannini

    Ca. 1750
    The Colosseum
    Oil on canvas
    41.3 x 74.6 cm (16 1/4 x 29 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 56.094

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    Horned Cup

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek

    Horned Cup
    Terracotta
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1993.042

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    Casket

    Baldessare degli Embriachi

    C. 1400
    Casket
    Bone, wood and horn
    Width: 31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 inches) (base)
    Gift of the Estate of W. Phelps Warren 85.075.8

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Boy as Eros

    Unknown artist, Greek

    Late 1st/2nd century CE
    Portrait of a Boy as Eros
    Marble
    17.8 x 15.2 x 16.8 cm (7 x 6 x 6 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 03.009

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    The Birth of the Virgin

    Francesco Bassano II

    Ca. 1588
    The Birth of the Virgin
    Oil on canvas
    100.7 x 82.9 x 7.6 cm (39 5/8 x 32 5/8 x 3 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 52.318

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    Male figure in the guise of Hermes

    Unknown artist, Roman

    Early second century CE
    Male figure in the guise of Hermes
    Marble
    92.7 x 41.6 x 28.6 cm (36 1/2 x 16 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 03.008

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    Tivoli

    Jean-Victor Bertin

    Ca. 1835-1842
    Tivoli
    Oil on canvas
    48.9 x 65.1 cm (19 1/4 x 25 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Robert R. Endicott 56.214

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    Sketch for an Altarpiece

    Jacopo Bassano

    Ca. 1575
    Sketch for an Altarpiece
    Oil on canvas
    45.7 x 36.8 x 6.4 cm (18 x 14 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.158

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    Time Revealing Truth

    Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

    Ca. 1740-1745
    Time Revealing Truth
    Oil on canvas
    119.4 x 89.2 cm (47 x 35 1/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 59.065

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    A Meal at Home

    Pietro Longhi

    Ca. 1753
    A Meal at Home
    Oil on canvas
    61.9 x 50.5 cm (24 3/8 x 19 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 34.1371

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    The Rape of Europa

    Scarsellino

    Ca. 1590
    The Rape of Europa
    Oil on canvas
    118.1 x 163.2 cm (46 1/2 x 64 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.75

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    The Virgin and Child Appearing to Saint Francis of Assisi

    Francesco Vanni

    1599
    The Virgin and Child Appearing to Saint Francis of Assisi
    Oil on canvas
    266.1 x 182.9 cm (104 3/4 x 72 inches)
    Corporate Membership Fund 57.227

  • Objects

    Cleopatra

    Carlo Maratta

    Ca. 1695
    Cleopatra
    Oil on canvas mounted on cardboard
    114.3 x 81.9 cm (45 x 32 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.007

  • Objects

    Sabine Mountain

    Andrea Locatelli

    Ca. 1730
    Sabine Mountain
    Oil on canvas
    97.5 x 134 x 5.1 cm (38 3/8 x 52 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Morgan W. Rogers in memory of Lucy B. Rogers 49.124

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    Fishermen's Houses, Giudecca

    Martin Rico y Ortega

    Ca. 1896
    Fishermen’s Houses, Giudecca
    Oil on panel
    34.9 x 24.1 cm (13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.238

  • Objects

    Table

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Ca.1500-1600
    Table
    Walnut and mahogany
    82.6 x 374 x 104.8 cm (32 1/2 x 147 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray Danforth 45.073

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    The Celian Hill from the Palatine

    Charles Lock Eastlake

    Ca. 1823
    The Celian Hill from the Palatine
    Oil on canvas
    33.5 x 44.8 x 6.4 cm (13 3/16 x 17 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 56.099

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

    Francesco Solimena

    Ca. 1733
    The Annunciation, Modello for Altarpiece for the Scuola di San Rocco
    Oil on canvas
    128.1 x 75.6 x 6.4 cm (50 7/16 x 29 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 69.044

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    Toilet of Venus

    Michele Rocca

    Ca. 1750
    Toilet of Venus
    Oil on canvas
    49.5 x 36.5 cm (19 1/2 x 14 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.029

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    Sketch for a Battle Scene: Tancred and Clorinda

    Domenico Tintoretto

    Ca. 1586-1600
    Sketch for a Battle Scene: Tancred and Clorinda
    Oil on canvas
    71.1 x 41.9 x 8.9 cm (28 x 16 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 53.122

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    The Death of Cleopatra

    Domenico Maria Muratori

    Ca. 1720
    The Death of Cleopatra
    Oil on canvas
    95.3 x 73 x 5.1 cm (37 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 58.088

  • Objects

    Portrait of an English Gentleman

    Anton Raphael Mengs

    Ca. 1754
    Portrait of an English Gentleman
    Oil on canvas
    99.1 x 73.3 cm (39 x 28 7/8 inches)
    Corporate Membership Fund 57.281

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    Portrait of Augustus

    Unknown artist, Roman

    Early 1st century
    Portrait of Augustus
    Marble (from Paros)
    24.3 x 20.3 x 17.5 cm (9 5/8 x 8 x 6 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 26.160

  • Objects

    The Angel of Fame

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

    Ca. 1750
    The Angel of Fame
    Fresco on plaster
    198.1 x 330.8 cm (78 x 130 3/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 32.246

  • Objects

    The Trinity in Glory

    Carlo Dolci

    Ca.1640
    The Trinity in Glory
    Oil on canvas
    69.5 x 59.7 cm (27 3/8 x 23 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 59.009

  • Objects

    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme

    Giovanni Battista Gaulli

    Ca. 1700
    Cardinal Taddeo Liugi dal Verme
    Oil on canvas
    90.8 x 74.9 cm (35 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.106

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    Daniel in Judgment of the Elders

    Jacopo Tintoretto

    Ca. 1575
    Daniel in Judgment of the Elders
    Oil on canvas
    57.5 x 113.7 x 3.2 cm (22 5/8 x 44 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.159

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

    Francesco Guardi

    Ca. 1782
    Scuola di San Marco with the Loggia Erected for Benediction of Pope Pius VI, May 19, 1782
    Oil on canvas
    38.7 x 32.4 cm (15 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 53.115

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    Landscape with a Mill

    Sébastien Bourdon

    Ca. 1653- 1657
    Landscape with a Mill
    Oil on canvas
    86 x 105.1 cm (33 7/8 x 41 3/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 51.506

  • Objects

    Praxiteles Giving Phryne his Statue of Cupid

    Angelica Kauffmann

    1794
    Praxiteles Giving Phryne his Statue of Cupid
    Oil on canvas
    43.3 x 48.6 cm (17 1/16 x 19 1/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.008

  • Objects

    St. Sebastian

    Guido Reni

    Ca. 1615
    St. Sebastian
    Oil on canvas
    134.3 x 91.4 cm (52 7/8 x 36 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 55.112

  • Objects

    Joseph Sold to the Ishmaelites

    Matteo Rosselli

    Ca. 1630
    Joseph Sold to the Ishmaelites
    Oil on canvas
    136.5 x 104.8 cm (53 3/4 x 41 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 66.310

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    Portrait of a Cavalier with His Hunting Dogs

    Bartolomeo Passarotti

    Ca. 1570-1580
    Portrait of a Cavalier with His Hunting Dogs
    Oil on canvas
    197.5 x 114.9 cm (77 3/4 x 45 1/4 inches)
    Corporate Membership Fund 62.064

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian

    Ca. 1500
    chasuble fragment; textile fragments; textile fragment; ?
    Silk
    81.3 x 24.8 cm (32 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.125

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    Christ Ministered to by the Angels

    Domenico Fetti

    Ca. 1620
    Christ Ministered to by the Angels
    Oil on canvas
    89.5 x 78.1 cm (35 1/4 x 30 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 36.003

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Gentleman

    Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

    Ca. 1760-1765
    Portrait of a Gentleman
    Oil on canvas
    76.2 x 62.9 x 6.4 cm (30 x 24 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Jack Linsky 57.263

  • Objects

    The Sacrifice of Iphigenia

    Francesco de Mura

    Ca. 1727
    The Sacrifice of Iphigenia
    Oil on canvas
    96.5 x 128.6 cm (38 x 50 5/8 inches)
    Museum Gift Fund 55.113

  • Objects

    Boot tights

    Anne Klein and Co.

    Early 1980s
    Boot tights
    Viscose, nylon, elastic, leather, warp knit, pile
    97.8 x 24.1 x 7.9 cm (38 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/8 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Peggy Cone 2001.73.83

  • Objects

    "Delphos" dress

    Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo

    1912
    ”Delphos” dress
    Pleated silk satin with Murano glass beads and silver pigment hand-printed sash
    Center back: 185.4 cm (73 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Murray Willis 2006.25.2

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    Maria Monaci Gallenga

    Ca. 1920
    evening dress
    Silk, metallic pigment, metallic yarn
    Length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches) (center back)
    Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Murray Willis 2006.25.4

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    Etruscan (strung into a necklace in modern times)

    Unknown artist

    6th century BCE
    Etruscan (strung into a necklace in modern times)
    Plain and granulated beads, gold
    Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.26

  • Objects

    Women's shoes

    Roger Vivier

    Late 1960’s
    Women’s shoes
    Gilt leather embellished with rhinestones
    Gift of Paula Granoff 2009.45.9

  • Objects

    Backless Blouse

    Basso and Brooke

    2008
    Backless Blouse
    Rayon plain weave embellished with metallic yarn, metal sequins, and beads
    Length: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 inches) (greatest)
    Museum Purchase 2009.62.2

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    Dress

    Consuela Castiglioni

    Ca. 2008
    Dress
    Cotton; linen; viscose; wool; acetate; rayon
    87.6 cm (34 1/2 inches) (center back length)
    Museum Purchase 2009.62.3