Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,177 of them are on view in the museum now. 82,911 of them are available online. There are 919 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Japanese

Uchishiki (Altar cloth), 1786-1838

Théodore Rousseau

Recto: Corner of Spanish Court; Verso: perspective sketch, 1830 - 1867

French

Trimming (material), Tinsel, 1700s

Gyodai

Pot of Oranges (Hachiue no mikan), ca. 1820?

American

The Swings, Rocky Point, 1800s

Ishikawa Toyomasa

The sixth month, Year of the Dragon (Junishi tatsu minazuki), 1770's

Muirhead Bone

The Train Ferry, Straits of Messina, late 1800s- mid 1900s

Glenn Ligon

Runaway (Glenn. He is black. He has very short hair and eye glasses), 1993

Ben Shahn

Main Street, Plain City, Ohio, 1938

Steve Mendelson

#21; verso: ink and graphite sketch of horse face in profile, 1988

Utagawa Hiroshige

Morning Mist on the Tenryu River, Mitsuke (Mitsuke tenryugawa zu), ca. 1833

American

Fashion plate from Peterson's Magazine, September 1882

Egyptian

band (binding component), 400s-500s

Chinese

stopper (container component); snuff bottle, early 1800s

Greek

Tetradrachm, 162-150 BCE

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