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This is an abstract print, vertically oriented, with a multicolored background of yellow, orange, blue, and shades of black and brown. There are three large blue oval shapes towards the center with soft black lines and shapes over the colors.
André Masson (French (culture or style))
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase

Joan Miró (Spanish (culture or style))
Print No. 8 from 'Album 13'
Museum Purchase

John W. Mills (British (modern))
Study for William Blake Memorial
Gift of James Greig Bonar and Ann Bonar

Paul Wunderlich
Jutta sur Canapé
Museum Purchase

André Masson (French (culture or style))
The Industrial Beast (La Bête industrielle), Plate IX from "Bestiary (Bestiaire)"
Museum Purchase

Felice Casorati
(Composition with Figures)
1886 – 1951
Museum Purchase

Buddha bust, sheltered by Mucalinda (Khmer-Lopburi style)
12th century
Gift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney Thierry

Khmer (Khmer (general))
Uma, torso (Khmer-Bayon style)
1100 – 1299
Gift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney Thierry
Photograph of a headless toy doll, with another smaller doll stuck into its leg socket.
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (American (North American))
1959 – 1963
Gift of Two Friends of the Museum
A fragment of a stone slab, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.  In this relief, he is converting devotees of the fire god Agni, the three ascetic Kasyapa brothers and their disciples. In this narrative, the Buddha asked to spend the night in the fire temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa. The temple’s fire god worshipers thought the fearsome fire serpent that dwelled within the temple would vanquish the Buddha.  Instead, the fiery radiance of the meditating Buddha overwhelmed the serpent, who crawled into the Buddha’s alms bowl; the defeated snake appears in this sculpture below the Buddha. Meanwhile, the dazzling radiance the Buddha emits has been mistaken for flames and a fire brigade using ladders and pots of water has been formed to put out the fire, as can be seen here. Seated in the posture and gesture of meditation, the Buddha’s calm presence is in contrast to the action unfolding around him. The three Kasyapa brothers, with their beards and matted hair, are at the bo
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the life of the Buddha: Buddha triumphs over the fire snake at the Fire Temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa (architectural fragment)
200 – 232
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Head of a Buddha, probably a 'kebutsu' (Buddha in a transformation body) from the crown of an Eleven-headed Avalokitesvara
13th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
Light green gradient background with cracks, tape and marks.
Rebecca Davenport (American (North American))
Fragment of Wall
Gift of the Estate of James van Sweden