24 UMMA Objects
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This decorative image is organized along a vertical axis wtih fanciful creatures, grotesque heads, depictions of carved gems and harpies.
Agostino dei Musi (Italian (culture or style))
Upright Ornament with Bull and Satyrs
1515 – 1525
Museum Purchase
1960/2.133
An intaglio print of a landscape in a dense fog. At the bottom of the print, vague images almost come into focus.
Tom Marioni
Process Landscape
1998
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.276
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
Empedocles
1539 – 1540
Museum Purchase
1990/1.189
Within an elaborate decorative framework consisting of griffins, birds, dogs, and fantastic half man-half beast creatures is a central panel with the image of a nude woman standing on a column holding a victor's wreath in either hand. Approaching for either side is a man in a quadriga holding a banner; each also holds a line that extends up to the wreath in the woman's hand.
Hans Vries
Ornament Print from a series: 'Grottesco in diversche manieren'
1555 – 1560
Museum Purchase
1960/1.118
This black and white print shows a nude woman and young boy with wings within an oval shape.The woman is lounging on a draped surface and has her arm around the boy. He is facing toward her and pushing an arrow against her left breast. Other smaller scenes surround these figures including, a woman in a chariot drawn by swans; a man and a woman conversing in a forest; two figures in a landscape scene and two birds nestled together. Outside the oval in the corners of the work are hearts, flaming arrows and roses . At the bottom is Latin lettering.
Hendrick Goltzius
Venus and Cupid
1591 – 1601
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
1998/2.17
This print depicts an ornamental design. The central axis of the design is composed of a fanciful stand with a nude winged boy holding a trident, seen from the back, seated on the top. A pair of sirens holding small banners flank the base, and a pair of hybrid sphinx-like creatures perch near the top. The letter "L" appears in the center of the stand and the date "1528" is inscribed in the base.
Lucas Van Leyden
Panel of Ornament with Two Sirens
1528
Museum Purchase
1960/2.134
This abstract print has a large dark red and black circular form in the top half of the frame and a large orange and red circular form in lower half.  Black splotches and expressive lines dominate and overlap much of the image.
Joan Mitchell (American (North American))
Sunflower III
1972
Museum Purchase
1974/1.103
A woman is shown seated in a simple interior. She is holding carding combs and is seated next to a pile of uncarded wool on one side and skeins of yarn on the other. Behind her is the wheel of a spinning wheel.
Jean-François Millet
La Cardeuse (The Wool Carder)
1855 – 1856
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.120
A print of a block of wood diagonally positioned under an etched black line.
Tom Marioni
Tree
1991
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.277
A dark, densely figured decorative background surrounds a central round space containing a nude woman holding a staff before an expansive landscape. At her feet is a striding peacock.
Adriaen Collaert (Flemish (culture or style))
Mythological Figures from the Judgment of Paris: Juno, no. 1 out of a series of
1560 – 1618
Museum Purchase
1960/2.32
A nude woman is seen in profile crouching and turning her head toward the viewer. She is backed up against a short pedestal or wal, on top of which a winged cupid bends towards the woman. On the right side is a slender tree, and behind the figures is an expansive landscape.
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian (culture or style))
Crouching Venus
1505 – 1506
Museum Purchase
1984/1.289
A shepherdess stands between two cows who are grazing at the center of the image. In the foreground is the indication of a rough track leading towards the distance at left. At the right is a woman bending over beneath a tree.
Jean-François Millet
Two Cows
1814 – 1875
Museum Purchase
1930.18
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