Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,261 of them are on view in the museum now. 80,903 of them are available online. There are 3,469 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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showing 24 works out of 80,903

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Edward Lear

An Illustration to Tennyson's Poem:The Palace of Art, Capo Sant' Angelo, Amalfi, 1800s
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Honoré Daumier

The Wife of the Representative (La Femme du Représentant), 1849
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Adamo Scultori

Aeneas Preceded by his Son Ascanius Carries His Father Anchises, 1500s
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Robert Cruikshank

Then This Is None of Thy Shilling for It Has No Hole In It, mid 1700s - early 1800s
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American

Fashion Illustration, 1930-1935
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Arthur J. Bell

Untitled (green rooftops with cliffs and single cloud, Iceland), n.d.
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Japanese

Surcoat (Jinbaori), 1603-1680
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Egyptian

Red crown of Lower Egypt, 525-404 BCE
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Vincent Ferri

With Kathy, Henry Street, New York City, 16 July 1972, 1972
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Canaletto

Landscape with Ruined Monuments, 1735 - 1768
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Dutch

Mercury Killing Argus, 1590
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Esther Bubley

Elliot Chapman / Research Chemist, working on hydraulic oils, ca. 1943-1951
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Chinese

Covered Jar, 900–1100 CE
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Indian

Child's shoes (juttis), late 1800s
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Rachel Whiteread

Mausoleum Under Construction (after a photograph by Camilo José Vergara), 1992
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Unknown artist

Pair of earrings with lynx head terminals, late 2nd century BCE-1st century BCE
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Joseph and the Cup of Benjamin, 1600s

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