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  • RISDM 2002-9

    Check #5

    Sherrie Levine
    American, b. 1947
    Check #5, 1986
    Casein and wax on mahogany
    62.2 x 49.8 cm (24 x 19 5/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.9

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  • RISDM 2000-82 v_01

    Abstracting Ancient Egypt

    By studying an abstracted female figure from 3000 BCE, what can we learn about ancient Egyptians? What can we learn about ourselves? What about abstraction provides more insight than a complete visual representation?

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  • RISDM 27-221

    Couch decoration in the form of a horse's head

    Roman
    Couch decoration in the form of a horse’s head, 2nd century CE
    Bronze
    17 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from Museum Appropriation Fund and Mrs. Gustav Radeke 27.221

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  • RISDM 2011-30 v_28

    Collaboration and the Late-Medieval Book

    Books of hours made during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance were products of collaboration between scribes, illuminators, bookbinders, and, sometimes, the original patron or owner. A recent acquisition of a French book of hours made in Rouen around 1510 tells the story of this collaboration through the structure of its contents, iconography, and assembly.

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  • RISDM 2009-67-1

    Woman's blouse and skirt

    Junya Watanabe
    Japanese, b. 1961
    Comme des Garçons
    Japanese, est. 1969
    Woman’s blouse and skirt, 2009
    Cotton; plain weave, printed
    Center back length: 72.4 cm (28 1/2 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2009.67.1-2

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