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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Carnival
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.12
This color woodcut is printed on black paper. At the center, there is a white horse with a monkey sitting on its back. Next to the monkey, there is a bright yellow object. A white figure swings from an amorphous shape, outlined in black, coming from the upper right of the image. The background is blue with a green circle to the upper left. The print is titled (l.l.) "Monkey and Lamp", numbered (l.c.) "47/50", signed and dated (l.r.) "A Ryan '45", and dedicated (l.c.) "For Felix III Christmas 1945" in white ink.
Anne Ryan (American (North American))
Monkey and Lamp
1945
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
1979/2.128
This decorative image is organized along a vertical axis wtih fanciful creatures, grotesque heads, depictions of carved gems and harpies.
Agostino dei Musi (Italian (culture or style))
Upright Ornament with Bull and Satyrs
1515 – 1525
Museum Purchase
1960/2.133

Stefano della Bella (Italian (culture or style))
I principii del disegno. Series of 25, NO. 22. Head of an Old Man Crowned with
1644 – 1654
Museum Purchase
1960/2.43
A gray earthenware head from a horse sculpture; its strong muscular neck holding its narrow head high. It is vividly sculpted to show the musculature of the horse's face with flaring nostrils and an open mouth showing its tongue. It has deep set and bulging eyes, ears pointing forward and a flowing mane. It is covered in red mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Horse Head
25 – 220
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.79

Roland Ginzel
Four Heads
1963
Museum Purchase
1965/1.171

Cameron Booth
Major
1964
Museum Purchase
1965/2.14

Roland Ginzel
The Queen of Kazalamoo
1964
Museum Purchase
1965/2.25

Richard Lindner
Shoot V, from "Shoot"
1971
Gift of Mr. Natan Goldenberg
1977/2.42
Portrait of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.
Andy Warhol (American (North American))
Marilyn
1967
Gift of Frances and Sydney Lewis
1969/1.86
An etching of a woman in a black dress with two small dogs walking on a tree-lined path. Behind her follows a man in a top hat and two other women, one of whom wears a nun's habit.<br />
Signed in the lower right title margin, on the plate: "J.J. Tissot"
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
La Mystérieuse
1885
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aldrich
2004/2.173
A round water dropper in the shape of a curled fish. There are two holes, one located in the middle, near the tail fin, and the other near the head on the dorsal fin. The fish is a white and cobalt blue color.<br />
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This is a carp-shaped water dropper produced within the vicinity of Bunwon-ri, Gwangju-si, and Yeoju-si area in Gyeonggi-do in the late 19th century. Its upper surface features a realistic carp design in relief and entirely colored with cobalt blue. Such animal-shaped vessels are simple in form, but they were esteemed by many for their auspicious meaning. The base is flat, wide, and stained by ink.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.184]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Blue-and-White Water Dropper in the Shape of a Fish
1867 – 1899
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.286
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