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A miniature sculpture of a the Tibetan yogin Milarepa as a rotund figure, seated in lalitasana (the posture of royal ease, with one knee drawn up and the other relaxed) on an antelope skin (the head of the antelope can be discerned just under the figure's left foot, as an incised design). The right hand is raised, cusping the right ear as though to better hear, while the left elbow rests on the left knee, and the right hand holds a nettle-shell bowl. Wrapped around his torso, from his right shoulder to his left knee, is a sash (sometimes referred to as a meditation belt), which allows him to keep his body upright during long hours of meditation. The base, cast in a single piece with the figure, is decorated with beading and a single band of lotus petals.
Yogi Milarepa (c. 1032–c. 1135)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
This etching is a portrait of a woman; just her face is visible. The background is almost solidly black, and the darkness encrouches on the portrait. The woman looks off the left of the page, and a small earring is visible on her right ear. The print is signed in pencil (l.r.) "Kathe Kollwitz".
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture, style, period))
Arbeitsfrau mit dem Ohrring
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection

Khmer (Khmer (general))
Asura head, style of Angkor Thom
1175 – 1240
Gift of Timothy L. Dickinson and Janel S. Dillon
At the center of print is a rondel with a bust of a woman. The figure has an afro and wears hoop earrings; she gazes off to her left. The print is signed (l.r) "S. Abeles" and numbered (l.l.) "59/250" in pencil.
Sigmund Abeles (American (North American))
Portrait of a Girl
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection