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Allegorical Scene
1675 – 1725
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.97
A black etching on white paper of two people on a bed making love. There are shoes underneath the bed on the left hand side of the scene and strewn about clothing on the right side.
Eli Levin
Couple Making Love
Gift of Stephen and Bettina Pollock
2012/1.231

French (French (culture or style))
Grand Trianon, Bed of Louis-Phillippe I, Versailles (Grand Trianon, Le lit de Lo
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond.
1985/2.103

Wanda Gág (American (North American))
Grandma's Kitchen, Minnesota
1931
Gift of Mina L. Winslow
1954/1.159
The nude figures of four women, a man, a winged boy, and numerous putti stand in front of a curtained bed. The man stands near the center of the crowd and gasps, apparently in shock, as his jacket is pulled off by the young boy behind him. The woman seated on the bed beckons toward the man.
Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio
Mars and Venus Surrounded by Nymphs and Putti
1530 – 1540
Museum Purchase
1985/1.86

Giacomo Manzó
Reclining Woman
1959
Gift of John Rewald
1984/2.77

Alexander Brook (American (North American))
Nude on a Navajo Blanket
1930 – 1932
Gift of The Ann Arbor Art Association, in memory of Ruby S. Churchhill
1972/2.9
This painted panel depicts an intimate domestic setting consisting of a bedchamber with a fireplace and a smaller vaulted antechamber that opens out on a garden. A haloed woman wearing a white veil rests in bed, having recently given birth. She leans to her right as she reaches toward a basin held by an attendant and looks across the room to the infant who is held on the lap of another servant. A halo also encircles the head of the child and a pair of angels fly above her. Several other attendants and midwives bustle about the room, while another woman, more richly clad than the servants, gazes on the child from her seat at the foot of the bed. In the antechamber sits a haloed man in a long white beard, who leans forward to hear news of the birth from the child standing in front of him. A companion sits behind him and a servant passes through the door into the bedchamber.
Sano di Pietro
The Nativity of the Virgin
1448 – 1452
Museum purchase made possible by the Thirtieth Anniversary Project and the Friends of the Museum of Art
1977/2.1

Moses Soyer
Nude with Green Background (Studio 27)
1919 – 1974
Gift of David Soyer
1987/2.11
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 16/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153Q

Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, table base
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153A
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 6/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153G
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