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Four people donning costumes and masks standing in the foreground of a large grassy field. 
Diane Arbus (American (North American))
Untitled (4)
1970 – 1971
Museum Purchase
A man in a broad-brimmed hat and a moustache sits sketching, his face largely in shadow. Around him are clustered groups of children absorbed in watching him draw. A single figure of a boy, standing slightly apart at the right, gazes out at the viewer.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Title Page for "Douze Eaux Fortes d'après Nature" or the French Set
1856 – 1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
An adolescent girl stands facing the viewer; her left leg is behind her and she holds a hoop in her right hand, her right leg steps through the hoop. Her long hair falls to her shoulders and she has bangs. To the right are the words, "I am Flo".
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Florence Leyland
1868 – 1878
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
The image depicts thirteen men, arranged in three groups and facing in various directions, all standing in a generic outdoor setting. They wear seventeenth century-style costume consisting predominantly of black coats and trousers with white square collars. Several wear black hats, and one waves his hat in the air. The majority either carry or lean on swords. 
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Les Petit Cavaliers, after Vélazquez
1860 – 1861
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in memory of James Vann
Standing male figure on a round base. The hands rest at the sides and there is a string of glass beads around the neck. The pupils of the eyes consist of metal and on each cheek is a 'V' shaped mark, while the hair is a tall oblong shape with vertical grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
1920 – 1930
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. J. Robert Willson.
Standing human figure on a round base with hands at the sides. The abdomen is marked by triangular grooves and around the waist is a string of beads. There is also a string of beads around the neck, while the forehead has four vertical, incised grooves and the chin has three grooves. This figure also has closed eyes, not seen often on Yoruba twin figures. The hair is in the shape of a knob with vertical incised grooves. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
1925 – 1940
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
Standing human figure with hands at the sides mounted on a square base. One of the feet and part of the original base have broken off. There are strings of beads around the waist, wrists, and neck as well as brass around the ankles. On the face there are incised grooves and the hair is in the shape of three triangular lobes decorated with horizontal lines. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A family portrait of three people against a dark backdrop. A woman sits on the left, and a man on the right. A young girl sits in between them.
Mike Disfarmer (American (North American))
Unidentified Sitters
1935 – 1940
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A family portrait of a man, woman, and baby. The couple stands against a striped wall, while the baby sits on a table in front of them.
Mike Disfarmer (American (North American))
Unidentified Sitters
1935 – 1945
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A photograph of a group of people on a beach, by a large rock. A nude couple leans against the rock, embracing one another. A clothed man sits on top of the rock looking out at the water. 
Stephen DiRado (American (North American))
Mathilda and Will, Gay Head, MA
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

Pietro Longhi
Studies for a Portrait Group
1702 – 1762
Museum Purchase
Standing male figure on a round base with both arms placed at the sides. There is a triangular carving, possibly an amulet, around the neck and back. The figure has a conical coiffure with vertical grooves. The coiffure terminates in two smaller conical projections. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Male Twin Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander