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Andrea Boscoli (Italian (culture or style))
Four Episodes in the Life of a Saint
16th century
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.75

Allegorical Scene
1675 – 1725
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.97

George Luks
Woman and Child; Seated Figure (on verso)
1867 – 1933
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1972/2.37
This portrait of a middle aged man is shown in a bust-length view, looking at the viewer, much as if this were a miniature on ivory.  The man wears a dark blue coat with a white collar and cravat.
Louis Boilly
Portrait of Lafayette (?)
1761 – 1845
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton
1973/2.41

George Cruikshank
Bound set of 24 plates taken from Bentley's Miscellany
1837 – 1838
Gift of Mrs. George F. Green.
1976/2.21
Groups of men gamble, smoke, and drink in a dark guardroom. In the left foreground a seated man wearing a red sash lights his white clay pipe, while his companion pauses his smoking to listen to a man standing next to him. The red of the smoker's sash is repeated in the flag and fabrics strewn about in the right foreground, which form part of a still-life of weapons, musical instruments, and glinting armor heaped together against the wall. Between these brightly lit foreground vignettes the scene recedes into the darkened interior where a group of five men gather about a table to gamble.
David Teniers the Younger
Interior of a Guardroom
1635 – 1645
Museum Purchase
1965/1.185
The profile bust of a young woman is depicted in the well of this dish. The rim features a variety of grotesque ornament, including two winged, serpent-like creatures with human heads, whose tails interlace at the top of the plate. Cornucopias full of fruit appear beneath these creatures, followed by weapons and shields, one of which bears the date 1526. At the bottom appears the head of a cherub supporting a vase of fruit.
Nicola da Urbino
Dish (Tondino) with portrait of a young woman and grotesque decoration
1526
Museum Purchase
1965/2.79
The body of the tankard is decorated with two narrow bands of gilded abstract vegetal ornament around the neck and base, separated by a wider band that features three repoussé medallions alternating with three bosses. Each medallion depicts a standing nude female: one of the nudes appears in an interior holding a dagger to her chest; another holds a sword and a man's head and stands beside a female companion; the third holds an elongated arrow with a blindfolded cupid at her feet. The cast handle consists of a clawed bird's foot grasping a ball at the base, followed by a satyr mask, a bound female nude, and, surmounting the handle, the bust of a warrior. The lid, a later addition, bears a wreath with a series of initials and the date 1639.
German
Tankard with Lid and scenes of Judith, Lucretia, and Venus
1600 – 1639
Museum Purchase
1966/2.18

American (American (North American))
Side Chair (one of a pair)
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding
1967/2.32
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
1968/1.49

European
Metallic Ribbon
18th century
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.326A

European
Metallic Ribbon
18th century
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.326B
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