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This work is horizontally oriented. The lower left quadrant shows a horse-pulled cart with peasants resting in it. In front of the cart, a man and a dog walk in a field. The sky occupies the upper half of the work, and the horizon line is dominated by a church steeple as well as buildings and trees. Birds circle in the sky.
Allart van Everdingen (Dutch (culture or style))
Untitled (Landscape with Peasants in a Cart)
1650 – 1675
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
2009/1.499
This sugar caster consists of an octagonal body topped by a domed lid. The body stands on a molded, octagonal base with alternating concave sides, a design carried through the rest of the body and the lid. The lid is pierced with geometric and floral patterns that alternate on each facet, and is surmounted by a rounded finial. The tall, slender proportions of the caster are counterbalanced by the horizontal moldings that decorate the base, body and lid. An unidentified coat of arms appears on the body of the caster.
Monogrammist CO
Sugar Caster (one of a pair)
1739
Museum Purchase
1966/2.5
This silver candlestick, one of a pair, is in the shape of a fluted column topped by a composite capital composed of a double row of acanthus leaves and four volutes at the corners. The column rests upon a stepped base made of four squares of diminishing size, the first and fourth of which are marked with a pattern of strigillations.
John Carter
Candlestick (one of a pair)
1770 – 1771
Gift of Raymond C. Smith
1968/1.48
This remarkable still life depicts a table crowded with, among other things, a gilded covered goblet, a wide saucer-shaped silver tazza, a celestial globe painted with images of the constellations, a skull wearing a laurel wreath, and an extinguished candle, all rendered in exquisite detail with careful attention paid to the effects of light and texture. While the arrangement of objects may appear casual, the composition is artfully balanced along two diagonal axes centered on the two cups that lie crossed on the table. The repetition of ovoid shapes throughout the painting and the monochrome tonality with its restricted range of hues and values, a hallmark of Heda's style, assures the seamless integration of the sundry objects into a unified whole.<br />
Willem Claesz Heda
Vanitas (Still Life), with globe, skull, candle, tazza, and covered cup
1633 – 1635
Museum Purchase
1965/2.55

Jean-Baptiste Huet (French (culture or style))
Still Life with Game and a Hunting Dog
1745 – 1811
Museum Purchase
1959/2.36
A fallen man in the red coat of the 18th c. British military officer lies face down in a landscape. To the left, holding his hand, is a grieving widow and infant son. Behind the grouping is a landscape that opens off to the left with the reddish glow of continued combat. Behind the figures, a drapery has been set in the trees to frame the grouping and separate it from the distant landscape behind them.
Joseph Wright of Derby
The Dead Soldier
1789
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.156
Bust-length portrait of a woman with grey hair in a cream colored dress seated in a red chair with a view of the landscape to right of figure seen through an illusionistic stone oval window or oculus.
Rembrandt Peale
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1731-1802)
1858
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.76
An elegantly attired young woman is shown in a half-length portrait. Her hands are crossed in front of her at the wrist and she holds a partially open folding fan in her right hand. Her blue silk dress has long lace cuffs and a lace overlay at the shoulders and bodice. The bodice is also ornamented with silk bows of matching silk. At her neck is an elaborate pearl and lace choker; she has a matching pearl bracelet and seed pear earring. Her haif carries the blue of dress in the ornamentation at the crown of her head. Ribbons from her hair ornament cascade down either side of her bosom.
Johann Tischbein
Portrait of a Lady
1754
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.35

Rembrandt van Rijn
The Raising of Lazarus
1642
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in honor of William J. Hennessey
1997/2.16

Flemish
A Boar Hunt (After Rubens' Hunt of the Calydonian Boar)
17th century
Museum Purchase
1954/2.52
This painting shows the interior of a large prison room. There is a thick stone wall and iron grating. Three figures are the focal point of this composition. One man, in a dark blue cloak, is standing and faces two other men who stare intently at his face. One of them is seated with a leg iron, on a stone bench and the other leans on a stone ledge. They are are dressed in simple brown cloaks. The standing figure has a raised left arm and is gesturing with his hand outstretched toward the other figures.<br />
Nöel Hallé
Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharoah's Servants
1742 – 1752
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
1984/1.287
Two women clad in flowing robes sit beneath a curved colonnade at the center of this delicately painted scene. The woman on the left, wearing a blue mantle, holds a lyre in her right hand and leans toward her companion, who holds open a musical score on her lap to which she points with her right hand. Books are piled on the steps next to the woman on the left and a putto sits next to her with a scroll unrolled across his lap. A second putto stands next to the other seated woman and plays a viol. A winged putto hovers over the heads of the two women, holding a small trumpet in his left hand and a laurel crown in his right, which he is about to place on the head of the woman with the lyre. Two bust-length portraits of men in oval frames wreathed with laurel hang from the columns in the background.
Charles Joseph Natoire
L'Alliance de la Poésie et de la Musique (The Alliance of Poetry and Music)
1741 – 1751
Museum purchase made possible by the George Green Fund
1994/1.81
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