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MS leaf: Bible lessons
1400 – 1432
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege

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

MS leaf: Greek Liturgy with Byzantine Greek Notation
15th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege

MS Leaf: Bible Lessons
1400 – 1432
Museum Purchase

MS Leaf: Bible Stories
1767 – 1799
Museum Purchase

Philipp Galle
The Parable of the Prudent and the Foolish Virgins
1537 – 1612
Museum Purchase

Niccolò Boldrini
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine
1535 – 1545
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund

French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Bible (Book of Paralipomenon)
13th century
Gift of Ann and Leonard Eaton in appreciation for the excellent teaching of Ilene Forsyth and Marvin Eisenberg
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 drawing is done in brownish ink and wash against a light background, has a narrow horizontal format. It shows a group of figures clustered into the right half of the composition. The central figure is a bearded man, seated under a tree, gazing upward as he holds a loaf of bread in one hand and raises his other hand up in the air. The other figures- two men, a woman and a child- are looking at him intently .
Alonso Cano (Spanish (culture or style))
Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes (John 6:5-14)
1652 – 1657
Museum Purchase

Ciro Ferri
The Meeting of Jacob and Esau
17th century
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
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.