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Iron staff with a circle of 14 small birds surrounding a large, central bird, which is topped by a smaller bird. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Herbalist's Staff
1901 – 1950
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.660
A woman wearing a black hat reclines in a lightly sketched chair. Shown in a three-quarter view and angled towards the viewer's left, she sits quietly, looking straight ahead. She wears a fur-trimmed coat, and flexes her right hand, which is curled into a loose fist, upwards. The background is left blank.<br />
Signed in the lower left of the composition, in the plate, "JTJ [the second J rendered backwards] / J.J. tissot"
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
The Convalescent
1875
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aldrich
2004/2.163
This bold and dramatic wooden Pende <em>mbangu</em> mask features a half-white, half-black face with a contorted visage.  The face has been carved in such a way that the features appearing on the left side, which has been pigmented black, are either positioned lower (the left ear and eye) or droop downwards (left sides of the nose and mouth). Moreover, the black portion of the face features several indentations representing scars. The resulting visual effect is one of facial asymmetry. A thick layer of white and black pigment has been applied to the face’s wooden surface, while black raffia fibers have been tightly woven onto a vegetable fiber cloth on the black half of the mask, completing the look.
Pende (Pende)
Mask
1925 – 1935
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.200
A woman wearing a black hat reclines in a sketchily-rendered chair. Shown in a three-quarter view and angled towards the viewer's left, she sits quietly, looking straight ahead. She wears a fur-trimmed coat, and flexes her right hand, which is curled into a loose fist, upwards. The background is left blank.  The entire image is covered with a series of heavy diagonal slashes. <br />
Signed in the lower left of the composition, in the plate, "JTJ [the second J rendered backwards] / J.J. tissot"
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
La convalescente, cancelled proof
1875
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aldrich
2004/2.164
Multi-colored ink on paper. Prominent reds, yellows and blues. Six figures, three smaller (clothed), three larger (nude or semi-nude). Scene of worship.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina and devotees
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.176
A woman sits on the edge of a bed in which a figure lays. A child stands next to the woman. A chair with a bag on it sits in the right bottom corner.
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture or style))
Visit to the Hospital
1929
Museum Purchase
1956/1.59
A bust of a pensive female figure enrobed in drapery is encased in a medallion.  It is above a sketched scene with multiple figures in an interior space, who surround a man lying in a bed that is enframed by a garland of foliage.
Jean Baptiste Raphaël Urbain Massard (French (culture or style))
Étude du tableau de la dame de Charité
1772
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.176
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