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Jirí Kubovy
Cloud and Ladder
Gift of the artist

Maxime Lalanne
Les Chaumières (after a painting by Van Goyen, 1633?)
1827 – 1886
Gift of Samuel P. Hayes

Maxime Lalanne
Les Chaumières
1827 – 1886
Gift of Samuel P. Hayes
Three grief-striken figures lament over the body of a dead man lying on the ground before them. One of these figures, a robed woman who clasps her hands in agony, leans forward to peer into the face of the dead man, who is rendered with dramatic foreshortening. To the left of this woman sits a long-haired man wiping his eyes while another woman with wild unkempt hair seated next to him raises her arms in abject sorrow. Three nails and a pair of vessels sit in the immediate foreground next to the artist's initials "HGB."
Hans Baldung Grien
The Lamentation
1515 – 1517
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
This print depicts the body of a man being lowered from a cross. Two men lean over the top of the cross to remove the nails from the dead man's hands and pass his body down to two other men standing on ladders. Three women and a man lay on the ground in mourning at the foot of the cross.
Ugo da Carpi
Descent from the Cross
1440 – 1535
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser

Childe Hassam (American (North American))
The Hay Barn
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser

French (French (culture or style))
Jacob's Dream
17th century
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein

George Grosz (German (culture or style))
A Dream
Museum Purchase
A man attaches wires to a wooden pole in the right foreground; humanoid sculptures adorn a pointed roof and chimney on the left. 
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Electrician, Cuba
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A man stands within a wooden building, postioned half-way down a deep vista that goes all the way through the building. At the far end of the passageway, a seated figure faces out looking at water and buildings on the opposite shore. The standing man's figure is illuminated by a bright (unseen) overhead light source, such as a skylight, and pairs of ladders are visible on either side of his figure. The foreground of the image consists of dark timbers that frame the view of the passageway and figures; beyond the man, the wooden architecture becomes a jumble of different sloped ceilings and walls, suggesting that this part of the building was constructed at different times or ad hoc.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
W. Jones, Lime-burner, Thames Street, one of the "Sixteen Etchings," or the "Thames Set"
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund, in honor of Dr. of Technical Sciences Max H.J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)

Fernand Léger (French (culture or style))
Gift of the Emil Weddige Collection

Josef Eberz
Nächtlicher Circus
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
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