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Portrait of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.
Andy Warhol (American (North American))
Gift of Frances and Sydney Lewis
A man stands in a full-length portrait, turned slightly to the left, but looking directly at the viewer. He is in historical costume with a short cape, high dark hat with a white feather and fitted vest and pants. The dark background is not described.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Irving as Philip of Spain, No. 1
1876 – 1877
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Portrait of a woman wearing men's clothing with a top hat, scarf around her neck and a suit jacket.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Madame Rejane
1867 – 1899
Gift in honor of Louis C. and Helen Grace Andrews
Portrait of the actress Greta Garbo. 
Edward Steichen (American (North American))
Greta Garbo
Museum Purchase
In this image, several men and a woman sit on the floor, eating in a relaxed and animated manner.  Behind them, at the top left, two older men sit on a raised platform, engaged in something serious.  Clothes can be seen folded in containers and the back of the print.  Another room is visible at the bottom right.<br /><br />
This is the center panel of a tryptich (with 1969/2.143 and 1969/2.145)<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Publisher's seal); Kunisada ga (Artist's signature)<br />
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Backstage Celebrations of a Full-house Hit at the Nakamura Theater
1805 – 1815
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This image shows several men and women busily moving about. At the right, three men are seated on the floor, watching the commotion. A shrine is partly visible behind them. Furniture, clothes piles, and cast-off sandals add to the business of the scene. Small blocks of text identify each of the individuals.<br /><br />
This is the right panel of a triptych (with 1969/2.147 and 1969/2.148).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Publisher's seal); Kunisada ga (Artist's signature)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Backstage Celebrations of a Full-house Hit at the Ichimura Theater
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This print shows a man wearing a bright blue robe. There are white circles on each shoulder. He holds something brown in his right hand. The background is red, and a green band with white crests borders the entire print.<br />
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Inscriptions: Meiji 6 tori nen; Toyohara Kunichika-hitsu; Katkiuchi chikai no Hikosan; Keyamura Rokusuke, Nakamura Shikan;
Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese (culture or style))
Promise of Revenge at Hikosan: Nakamura Shikan IV as Keyamura Rokusuke
Gift of Stuart Katz
In this print, a man pulls his chin downward and looks forward against a plain background.  He wears a lightly patterned white robe underneath black and gold.  The hilt of a sword is visible at his waist.  His hair is pulled up into a tight topknot.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Masamitsu; unidentified publisher’s seal; Title: Shōwa butai sugata sono ni, Moritsuna, Kyūdaime, Ichikawa Ebizō
Masamitsu Ota
Actor Ichikawa Ebizo as Moritsuna
Gift of Stuart Katz
A portrait of a woman is encircled by a black frame decorated with gold crests. Pieces of fabric around the frame give the appearance of depth. The woman is dressed in layers of colourful robes with her hands clasped in front of her. Long pins decorate her black hair. Lines of calligraphy decorate the background along with cartouches and texture.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Imayō oshi-e kagami (Title); Shōrindō (Publisher's seal); Toyokuni ga (Artist's signature); Hitsuji 9, aratame (Censors' seal)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Shinzō Nakoso
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
In this image, a woman looks over her left shoulder while holding a fan delicately in two hands.  She wears a vibrantly colored robe, black at the top fading into white near the bottom.  It is covered in bright gold, blue, and red patterns.  Underneath she wears a pale blue and white patterned robe.  Her simple hair style is held up by two gold pins and a tie.  In the background are five crests, three blue and two red (very faded).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Shunbaisai Hokuei ga (Artist's signature); Honsei (Publisher's seal); 千本の中におくれつ江戸桜 紫若 (Text); gohenka no uchi, hanami jōchū, Iwai Shijaku (Title)<br />
Hokuei (Japanese (culture or style))
Praying for Love in the Dew-Covered Fall Grasses: Iwai Shijaku I as a Maid Viewing the Cherry Blossoms
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
This is a triptych, displaying all three panels at once. In the left panel, a woman squats, holding a book, on which stands a man holding an umbrella. Another standing woman looks over her shoulder at it. In the center panel, an older man is seated on a bench with a brush or pipe in his hand. A woman looks at him over her shoulder. In the right panel, two woman stand with two girls. One of the girls is half hidden behind the woman on the left and gesturing forward. The other girl looks up at the two woman. In the background are white flowering trees as well as some calligraphy.<br /><br />
This is a set with 1948/1.186 and 1948/1.187.<br />
Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese (culture or style))
Complete Illustrations of Yoshiwara Parodies of Kabuki: Courtesans of the Matsubaya
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This photograph depicts a woman standing and holding a glass in an interior space.
Helmut Newton (Australian)
Chez Karl Lagerfeld
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg