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This print shows three figures and an eagle. The bearded figure on the left is seated and holding a large staff, perhaps wearing a crown. The figure in the middle is nude and has his back to the viewer with his head in profile. The third figure on the right is a partially nude female and her body is facing the viewer. The eagle's wings extend out over the top of the image while its talons embrace the figure in the middle whose feet are off the ground. 
Lovis Corinth (German (culture or style))
Ganymede und der Adler
Museum Purchase
St. John the Evangelist sits in the foreground with a book open on his knee and quill pen poised over its pages. Two books rest next to him and an eagle has alighted on an adjacent rock. St. John looks up and to his right to see a standing figure of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Christ, who appear in a glowing mandorla hovering in the sky. A vast panoramic view of a bustling harbor and formidable mountains unfolds behind St. John and extends into the distance.
Joos van Cleve;Lucas Gassel
St. John the Evangelist on Patmos
1520 – 1530
Museum Purchase
In the foreground, there is a man laying on a large human-sized book, one hand on his chin and the other holding a pencil to the page. In front of his pencil, the text "Mendez" and "1945" is printed. On the pages of the book are a skeleten-creature and on the opposite page an angel. Behind the man and the book is a large cactus, and then a large cross rises from its base. The cross is encircled by a large snake-like creature whose head is open, facing away, and an eagle is crucified with knives. Coming from the ends of the cross are what seems to be spears, pointing clockwise. Behind this foreground scene, there is an army marching under a flag with the skull and crossbones. A priest follows behind the army, seemingly coming from the open mouth of the large serpent whose tail holds the feet of the crucified eagle. To the left there are two more crucified figures, whose crosses are on fire. In the far background, there is a vista of a large city. 
Leopoldo Méndez (Mexican)
Lo que puede venir
Museum Purchase
Text: Mine More Coal - United States Fuel Administration - Stand by the boys in the trenches! - (Italian) Sostenete i soldati nelle trincee! Estraete Sempre Piu' Carbone! - (Croatian) Pomogni nasoj mladosti u rovovima! Kopaj Vise Ugljevlja! - (Slovenian) Podpiraj vojake v strelnih jarkih! Koplji Vec Premoga! - (Polish) Wspomagajcie wiernie tych ktorzy sa na linii bojowej! Starajcie Sie Powiekszyc Produkcje Wegla! - (Hungarian) Segitse a fiukat a lövészarokban! Aknázzon Több Szenet! - (German) Unterstuetzt die Jungen in den Schuetzengraeben! Foerdert Mehr Kohle!
Artist Unknown
Mine More Coal - United States Fuel Administration - Stand by the boys in the trenches!
1913 – 1923
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
This cup is fashioned from a coconut shell set in a shallow bowl supported on a long, narrow stem and held in place by three straps and a tall neck band. The shallow domed lid has a plain, overhanging rim and terminates in a finial with a statuette of a nude sea nymph and serpent. The metalwork is densely decorated with various masks, animals, fantastic creatures, and vegetal ornament.
Coconut Cup
1550 – 1599
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

Studies of Birds
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts the Budweiser Building sign in Saint Louis and nearby rooftop buildings during the day.
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
Budweiser Sign, Saint Louis
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80