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  • RISDM 55-169-1

    Live from RISD: It's the Meissen Monkey Band

    Knowing the exact opera depicted on the Meissen stand leads to the next question: could the musical notes depicted actually be played?

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  • RISDM 2001-2 v_04

    Zig-Zag chair

    Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, designer
    Dutch, 1888-1964
    Gerard van de Groenekan, cabinetmaker
    Netherlandish, 1904-1994; fl. 1917-1971
    Zig-Zag chair, 1941
    Elm with steel screws
    76.2 x 45.7 x 61 cm (30 x 18 x 24 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.2

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    In Production: Graphic designers share their work

    As the RISD Museum hosts the final stop on the tour of Graphic Design: Now in Production, an exhibition that began at the Walker in 2011, we’re starting a series that updates the show by checking in with some of the designers featured in it, to see the work they have been doing since 2010.

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  • RISDM 56-097 v_02

    Looking an Empress in the Eye

    A portrait often raises questions, first among which is: who is portrayed? Join curator Gina Borromeo as she considers a portrait of a Roman empress.

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  • RISDM 48-110-43


    George Moutard Woodward
    British, ca. 1760-1809
    Disappointment, From the original caricature water-colour sketches 1792
    Watercolor and pen and ink over graphite on paper
    36.8 x 27.9 x 3.2 cm (14 1/2 x 11 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Transfer from the RISD Library. Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 48.110.43

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