13 UMMA Objects
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Russian
Bible Stories
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.15

Russian
MS Leaf: Bible Stories
1767 – 1799
Museum Purchase
1959/1.160
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
1894
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.430.6

Max Beckmann (German (culture or style))
Baptism of Christ
1911
Museum Purchase
1957/2.32
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
1973
Purchase made possible by the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Gosman
1973/2.82
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))
Schriftgelehrte
1911
Museum Purchase
1949/1.174
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
1972/2.20
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
1954/2.31
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))
Haman
1955
Gift of The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation
1971/2.118
At the center of the print are two faceless figures. Located in the corner of room, near a door that is ajar, the one figure is standing barefoot and wearing draped clothing. The second figure sits to the left in cushioned chair; his legs and lower arms (below his elbows) are encased in brick facade; upper arms and body are columns. The seated figure wears a top hat that is outlined in blue and there are blue dots on their bodies. Bricks on the right side of body are brown. The print is signed (l.r.) "G. de Chirico" and numbered (l.l.) "28/100" in pencil.
Giorgio de Chirico (Italian (culture or style))
Il ritorno del figliol prodigo
1929
Museum Purchase
1948/1.336
A group of four men gently lower a figure into a tomb that is placed parallel to the viewer. To the left is a group of mourners with hands clasped.  One female figure kneels at the ledge of the tomb and holds a covered jar.  Behind the figures is a rocky landscape with a fence and guard at the gate in the distance at the left.  An entrance to a cave is indicated on the right, directly behind the tomb, with the use of dense, dark hatching.  At the lower right corner is a circlet of thorny branches.
Albrecht Dürer
The Entombment from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
1509 – 1511
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
2011/2.57
A man seated on a throne under a canopy on the right looks toward a group of standing figures on the left. A group of soldiers in helmets and armor and spears surround a tall bearded man who stands looking at the seated official. In the distance is a view of a town in a landscape and at the feet of the seated man is a dog.  The print is signed in the block "AD" on the lower left of the recto.
Albrecht Dürer
Christ before Caiphas from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
1509 – 1511
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
2011/2.56
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