Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,350 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,573 of them are available online. There are 4,060 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 81,573

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Jacob Hoefnagel, designer

Riddle: my skin is red, and white liquid is hidden within (Aenigma: Rubra mihi cutis est, latet intus niveus humor), 1592
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Israël Silvestre the younger

Troisiesme Journée: Theatre dressé au milieu du grand estang representant l'Isle d'Alcine (Third Day: Theater set amidst the great pond representing the Isle d'Alcine), 1664
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Roman

Double Cosmetic Jar (Unguentarium), late 3rd century CE-4th century CE
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Greek

Four-drachma coin (tetradrachm), 297-282 BCE
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Roman

Floor mosaic fragment depicting Silenus, 325-330
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American

Patchwork Quilt Topper, 1800-1849
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Utagawa Hiroshige

Tree Sparrows and Camellia in Snow (Setchû tsubaki ni suzume), 1830's
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Japanese

Under Kimono (Han Juban), mid-1800s
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Gérard Audran

Les Proportions du Corps Humain mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l'Antiquité (The Proportions of the Human Body Measured on the Most Beautiful Figures from Antiquity), 1683
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Chinese

Ritual Knife, 206 BCE-CE 221
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Aaron Angell

Sentient landscape with large courgette detail, 2011-2012
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Gary Metz

Untitled (Print #199a), ca. 1970-1983
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Edward Lear

Athwart the Place of Tombs, Kleissoura, Albania, for Morte d' Arthur by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1800s

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