Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,444 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,666 of them are available online. There are 4,122 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Kara Walker

The Means to an End...A Shadow Drama in Five Acts, 1995
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J. Pascal Sébah

21. Dame turque chez elle (21. Turkish Lady at Home), late 1800s
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Unknown artist

Costumed Arab Woman - Profile View - Standing Pose, late 1800s
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J. Pascal Sébah

233. Dame turque chez elle (233. Turkish Lady at Home), late 1800s
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Daniel Marot

Plates from New Book of Pendulum Clocks, Pocketwatch Cases, and other Things Necessary to Clockmakers (Nouveaux Livre de Boïtes de Pendules de Coqs . . . ), 1712


Manuscript and Covers, 1800s

Pietro Rotari

Apollo and Marsyas; Verso: studies of figures in graphite, mid 1700s


St. Margaret and Dragon, late 1400s - early 1500s

Utagawa Kunisada

The Ōdori Village Scene in Meguro hiyoku zuka, from an untitled series of jōruri libretti, ca. 1832

Ochiai Yoshiiku

Utsusemi: Watanabe no Tsuna, Chapter 3 from the series Modern Parodies of Genji (Imayō nazaroe Genji), 1864, 7th month
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Michael Wolgemut, designer

Daniel Sees the Splendor of God, from the book Schatzbehalter der wahren Reichtümer des Heils (Treasure Chest of the True Riches of Salvation), Nuremberg, 1491