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This screenprint has a simple, graphic image of a folded piece of paper on a table. The folded paper outline with dark black lines and colored in a beige color. The table is similarly outlined and is colored white. The background is a bright red color. The print is inscribed by the artist in pencil (l.r.).
Patrick Caulfield (British (modern))
Watch me eat, without appetite, à la carte
1973
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.80.2
This print has two series of thick black parallel lines that form a zig-zag pattern and connect out to a series of spheres, resembling a wall-mounted coat rack. There are two lines of spheres; the three on the top are light purple and the three on the bottom are dark purple. The background and the structure created by the parallel lines is in a dark purple. The print is signed and editioned in pencil (l.r.) "Patrick Caulfield AP".
Patrick Caulfield (British (modern))
Oh! if one of Them, some fine evening, would try
1973
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.80.10
This print is almost entirely solid black. At the top center, there are two planes of color, shades of blue, separated by a thick black line. This creates an image resembling an opened curtain, looking out a window from a dark room. The print is signed and editioned in pencil (l.r.) "Patrick Caulfield AP".
Patrick Caulfield (British (modern))
And, with my eyes bolting toward the unconscious
1973
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.80.12
The majority of this print is solid black but on the right, there is a sliver of bright pink in the shape of a triangle. The print is signed and editioned in pencil (l.r.) "Patrick Caulfield AP".
Patrick Caulfield (British (modern))
Curtains drawn back from balconies of shores
1973
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.80.21
<p>Carved on both sides, this wooden printing block records Origin of Household Rites (家禮源流,&nbsp;Garyewollyu), a collection of writings on household rites categorized and summarized during the reign of&nbsp;King Hyeonjong (顯宗, r. 1659-1674) of Joseon by a scholar named Yu Gye (兪棨, 1607-1664). This block&nbsp;contains part of Fascicle 4 of the text Origins of Household Rites entitled &ldquo;Going to Welcome the Bride (親迎, chinyeong, Ch. qinying),&rdquo; the procedure in which the groom welcomes the bride at a wedding ceremony.&nbsp;Korea was the first country in the world to use the technique of carving letters on woodblocks and using them&nbsp;for printing. After the invention of metal type in the early Joseon period, woodblock printing was used to&nbsp;publish scriptures, anthologies and family records in Buddhist temples, Confucian academies and households.</p>

<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 290]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Wood Block for Printing
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.316
A bald man with a furrowed brow holds an open book to the viewer. The book&#39;s pages open to an illustration of a distressed animal. Writing in blue takes up the lower portion of the print and reads: &quot;I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man&#39;s authority. If this is heresy so be it. It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot...will not...recant. Here I stand. No man can command my conscience.&quot;
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Credo (small)
1960
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.98
This prayer book consists of 20 pages written on the front and back in the Myanmar language. It is decorated in golds and reds with black text.
Artist Unknown
Burmese Prayer Book with Manuscript Pages (total of 20 pages)
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.280.1
Portrait of a subject in costume, holding a book. "Ex Libris" printed in upper left corner.
J. Craig Annan (British (modern))
Ex Libris
1909
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.141.6
Gray cover of Alfred Stieglitz's publication, <em>Camera Work, </em>containing text essays, graphic elements, and photogravures by various authors, artists, and photographers.
Camera Work
1909
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.141
Gray cover of Alfred Stieglitz's publication, <em>Camera Work, </em>containing text essays, graphic elements, and photogravures by various authors, artists, and photographers.
Camera Work
1905
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.142
A  woman sits in an interior holding a book in her right arm, which is propped upon a ledge. She reads by the light of a torch held by a child standing next to her. Print trimmed to image frame. Image was previously folded at center (multiple folds). Paper size: lh 27 3/5cm &amp; rh 27 4/5cm x tw 22 3/5cm bw 22 3/10cm.
Ugo da Carpi
Sibyl with a Child Holding a Torch
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.420

William Harry Warren Bicknell (American (North American))
Young Knight at his Devotions, Seated in front of a Lecturn, with his Monastic Superior to his Left.
Estate of Professor Arthur Lyon Cross
1940.389
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