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Bible Stories
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege

MS Leaf: Bible Stories
1767 – 1799
Museum Purchase
This drawing is done in black chalk with white color highlights against a tan background. It shows an expansive landscape with craggy mountains and a wide sky with swirling cloud formations. In the center foreground area there is a an army of men facing a figure with long dark hair. This man has his arms raised preparing to throw an object at the group. On the right, there is another group of men looking on from behind a tree.
Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps (French (culture or style))
Battle of Samson Against the Philistines
1834 – 1844
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Sawyer through the Friends of the Museum of Art
This is a dark black-and-white print with two figures in the upper left portion of the image. The figure dressed in white robes extends a hand with pointing finger to the second figure in grey dress. The two stand in front of a cross.  Below the figure in grey, towards the bottom left corner, the faint image of a distorted face or skull is visible.
Ker-Xavier Roussel (French (culture or style))
Noli me tangere
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.

Max Beckmann (German (culture or style))
Baptism of Christ
Museum Purchase
Olitski has covered nearly the entire canvas in the same grey acrylic using a spray gun.  On the right side of the canvas, there is a group of vertical lines in red, blue, and white. 
Jules Olitski (American (North American))
Absalom Passage—18
Purchase made possible by the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Gosman
Two columns of Latin text fill this page taken from a bible manuscript. A painting in a gold rectangular frame is located in the lower right column. An angel descends from a blue semicircular disc in the upper right corner of the painting and grasps a larger figure by the hair with both hands. This second figure holds a jug in his left hand and a plate with bread in his right. A third figure, dressed in a white robe, reaches up toward this larger figure from an enclosure below. He appears against a black background and four gray animal heads overlap his torso.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Bible with Daniel in the lions' den aided by the prophet Habakuk
1285 – 1295
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander
A seated king, at the left, holds the hand of a swooning woman who is supported by another woman. The supporting woman looks back at the king.
Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)
Esther before Ahasuerus
1634 – 1644
Museum Purchase
Four male figures face each other, one in a hat on the left and three on the right facing him. The figure in the center has one hand raised to his chest. The two men on the right are looking at the man in the center.
Emil Nolde (German (culture or style))
Museum Purchase
This lithograph contains drawings of two animals. At the bottom center, there is a bear sitting and looking to the right. Along the top of the print, there is a tiger laying down on an unseen surface, its tail hanging down on the right. The print is signed (l.r.) "E. Munch" and numbered (l.l.) "Tiere XIX 26" in pencil.
Edvard Munch (Norwegian)
Tiger og bjørn
1908 – 1909
Museum Purchase
This print shows a shipyard, with three laborers working on the hull of a large boat under a dark sky.
Carlos Lopez
Joseph the Carpenter
1930 – 1952
Gift of The Ann Arbor Art Association, in memory of Ruby S. Churchhill
This abstracted drawing of a man's face shows a rounded but flattened surface, tilted back so that his nostrils are visible. The face droops, and has small beady eyes and dark closed lips.
Leonard Baskin (American (North American))
Gift of The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation
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