26 UMMA Objects
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A man wearing a tunic, cape and boots stands in a minimal landscape. His walking stick seems to be falling away from him at the right as the man points upwards toward the sun's rays, as well as extends his right hand towards fire at the lower left.
René Boyvin
1539 – 1540
Museum Purchase
Three men standing next to wooden barrels, town scene with a steeple behind. One man has a rifle over his shoulder, hand on hip. The other has a foot against one of the barrels.
Hans Sebald Beham
The Sentinel at the Powder Keg [Die Schildwache bei den Puluerfässern]
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Two large panels painted red panels of aluminum, situated against one another so that the seam is visible at center. A line of white runs along each panel's outer edge.
Dorothea Rockburne
Fire Engine Red
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
Firescreen consists of a rectangular metal frame with glass and metal elements set in rectangular (largely geometric) framing patterns around a central panel of white and purple vertical glass rods. Along the bottom is a border of white, amber, and green glass circular elements in a more naturalistic pattern evoking grapes.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Firescreen from the entrance hall of the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art

George Cruikshank
Copy of a Print by Gilray
1782 – 1878
Gift of George Foreman Green
View of an empty street in front of a men's clothing store.
Walker Evans (American (North American))
New York
1929 – 1939
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
Eight worshippers sit to the right of a sky-clad (nude) Jina and monk. They each raise beads in their hands. Below them a struggle is depicted. Two men in shorts wrestle, while a snake, tiger, and elephant rera up beside a fire.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina venerated by a community of laymen
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.

Manuel Carrillo
Untitled (People on Beach and Campfire)
1960 – 1980
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
This is a picture of a girl with shoulder-length hair and bangs, and round features. She wears a loose light-colored garment that hangs off her shoulders. She is barefoot and is squatting with her elbows resting on her legs. 
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
Cinderella by the Fire
Museum Purchase

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Rubbing from the pagoda at Mt. Ch'i-hsia, Nanking
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Rubbing from the pagoda at Mt. Ch'i-hsia, Nanking
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna
This set of bellows features an elegantly carved male head as a finial. Sitting atop a cylindrical neck that has been pierced with a metal ring, the polished male head features an ovoid face; a high forehead with a vertical line; scarified lines across the cheekbones; and, a coiffure with a finely, detailed pattern at the front and parted down the center.<br />
The man’s “torso” is a trapezoidal piece of wood while two long iron rods functioning as handles represent his “legs.” A pair of round chambers—one on each side of his torso—would originally have had leather bags attached to them, allowing for the pumping of air to heat a fire or forge.
Luba (Luba (culture or style))
1925 – 1935
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern