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This small print depicts a bust-length portrait of a woman within an oval frame. She turns slightly to her left and gazes downward. A bright halo encircles her head.
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian (culture or style))
Bust of the Virgin
17th century
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
Paper trimed to print frame. Previously print had been folded in half and damaged; repair visible on verso. Paper size: h 34 1/2cm x w 26 1/2cm.
Hendrick Goltzius
The Goddess of the Night
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
This print depicts the body of a man being lowered from a cross. Two men lean over the top of the cross to remove the nails from the dead man's hands and pass his body down to two other men standing on ladders. Three women and a man lay on the ground in mourning at the foot of the cross.
Ugo da Carpi
Descent from the Cross
1440 – 1535
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
A woman wearing long robes sits holding a pen in her right hand and props up a blank tablet in her lap. A putto helps support the table from behind and points toward the seated figure. A pot of ink with another pen appears next to his foot.
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian (culture or style))
Sibyl Seated with Tablet
17th century
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
Two seated men, depicted in three-quarter length, with flowing beards and long robes look out from this print. A painting of a seated woman holding a child on her lap sits on an easel between them. A closed book is placed before the man on the left, and a second book sits open next to the figure on the right. This man holds a mahlstick, used by painters to steady their hand as they work, in his right hand. A palette and brushes are placed on a ledge in front of him.
Ludolphe Buesinck
St. Luke and St. Mark with a Portrait of the Virgin and Child
17th century
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
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 & 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.
A powerfully muscled nude man sits astride a fearsome sea creature. He grasps an oar in his left hand and the beast's reins in his right, while a cloth billows out behind him. A variety of humanoid creatures frolic in the seascape in the background.
Hendrick Goltzius
Oceanus (from a Series of 6 Mythological Figures)
1589 – 1590
Museum Purchase
A boy in a white shirt with a tan vest holds up an empty hand toward the viewer. He has light brown colored hair and red cheeks. The boy is depicted against a dark background.
G. P. Barbier (British (modern))
The Beggar Boy
Gift of Daphne Swabey
A photograph of an agave plant. The plant is framed so that its straight leaves align with the architectural features of the background.
Imogen Cunningham (American (North American))
Agave Design 1
1917 – 1925
Museum Purchase
Two women in long robes stand arm in arm in a landscape. One figure holds an olive branch in her right hand, and her companion cradles a cornucopia against her hip.
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian (culture or style))
The Alliance of Peace and Abundance
Museum Purchase
A woman sits on the left holding a nude infant in her lap. An aureole of light radiates around her head as she looks downward toward the child, who returns her gaze. A bearded bishop wearing a miter and holding a crosier kneels before them on the right.
Andrea Andreani (Italian (culture or style))
Madonna and Child with a Bishop
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
This image is a single-sitter portrait featuring dramatic shadows and chiaroscuro. The sitter, Clarence H. White, leans forward and rests his chin on his hand. 
Edward Steichen (American (North American))
Portrait of Clarence H. White
1903 – 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