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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

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Plundering of a Farm, No. 5 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Two figures in the foreground stand with their backs to the viewer, looking toward buildings in the middleground. The buildings are built in the pueblo style, with some arched windows and beams jutting out from the roof. A ladder leans against a building in the far left of the composition. The scene is heavily shadowed, by both the buildings and the figures.
Carl Hoerman
Tu Walpi, Arizona
1885 – 1954
Bequest of Carl F. Clarke
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

George Grosz (German (culture or style))
A Dream
Museum Purchase
This print is an image of a woman and three men. The woman wears brightly colored robes with floral patterns. Her hair is loose down her back. The three men wear black robes, and their faces are covered by translucent veils. Behind them, a ladder and scaffolding are visible. At the top of the print are boxes of text. The largest box, on the left, is bordered in blue and contains an image of an incense burner and calligraphy.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Mitate sanjūrokkusen; Utagawa Toyokuni hitsu (Artist's signature); Sitaya, Aito (Publisher's seal); aratame, tatsu 11 (Censors' seals)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Parody of Thirty-six Verses: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Yaoya Oshichi (as the Green-grocer's Daughter)
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
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)
The color screenprint depicts four dark skinned figures walking past a construction site—likely a family. The man is dressed in a black suit, black shoes, yellow tie, and tan hat. The woman wears a red and white dress, yellow jacket, and red cap. The little girl stands to the left of mother, holding her hand. She wears a yellow dress, white tights, brown shoes, and a red cap. A small boy wears brown pants, tan shoes, a yellow shirt, and blue jacket. He stands to the right of the father and holds his hand.  <br /><br />
In the background, there are three men working at the construction site. There are two men in blue jumpsuits, one has dark skin and the other white. A third dark skinned man wears a gray jumpsuit and holds a saw. The print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Jacob Lawrence 1974" in pencil.
Jacob Lawrence
Builders (The Family)
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis

Eric Gill
The Deposition
1882 – 1940
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
;Small bowl with light decoration and tan glaze.
Eleanor Coen
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects

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