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In this painting, a mischievous demon is depicted in priest’s garb begging for alms.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Ôtsu-e: Demon soliciting alms (Oni no nembutsu)
18th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.102
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
Diptych of two square sheets of paper printed with words and lines. Left: Four lines along the diagonal divide the sheet into four triangles. The lines do not intersect in the middle, and stop just short of the corner of the paper. On each line are two words, one right side up, the other upside down. The “pairs” are (from center out, clockwise from top left): inner/ most; obtain/ clarity; come/ startle; replace/ toward. Right: A square is printed just inside the edges of the sheet. On each line are two words, one right side up, the other upside down. The “pairs” are (from top, left to right): lure/ handle; never/ given; random/ roam; diminish/ scale.
Robert Barry
Untitled
1976
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.221

Odilon Redon
Cheval Aile, from "Album de la Revue Blanche"
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.430.4
In the lower right corner of the image, the head of a man with dark hair and a mustache is seen from the back. He sits in an armchair, gazing up at a raven perched on the helmeted head of a white classical bust. The bust is placed atop the frame of a simplified door. A mass of quickly-drawn black slashes surround the raven, stretch down diagonally from the door frame into the space of the seated man.<br />
Signed recto, in plate, lower right, in image: "E. M."
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Le Corbeau sur le Buste (The Raven on the Bust of Pallas Athena)
1875
Museum Purchase
1974/1.248
This color lithograph has an abstract composition of thin lines, all about the same width, in red, orange, green, and black. The print is numbered (l.l.) "79/250", titled (l.c.) "Children of Niobe", and signed and dated (l.r.) "S W Hayter 54" in pencil.
Stanley William Hayter
Children of Niobe
1954
Bequest of Jean Paul Slusser
1983/2.38
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&#39;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&#39;s hand.
Hans Vries
Ornament Print from a series: 'Grottesco in diversche manieren'
1555 – 1560
Museum Purchase
1960/1.118
A white marble statue of a young female figure, leaning forward holding a staff with eyes closed, her left hand held up to her right ear. A flowing, wind-swept garment drapes the figure. On the base to the left of the figure is a broken capital of a Corinthian column lying on its side.
Randolph Rogers (American (North American))
Nydia, the Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii
1861
Gift of Rogers Art Association
1862.1

Gerhard Marcks
Orpheus Series. NO. 2: Orpheus Singing
1948
Museum Purchase
1953/2.46
This print shows three figures and an eagle. The bearded figure on the left is seated and holding a large staff, perhaps wearing a crown. The figure in the middle is nude and has his back to the viewer with his head in profile. The third figure on the right is a partially nude female and her body is facing the viewer. The eagle's wings extend out over the top of the image while its talons embrace the figure in the middle whose feet are off the ground. 
Lovis Corinth (German (culture or style))
Ganymede und der Adler
1920
Museum Purchase
1948/1.341
A horse-drawn carriage with several attendants is perched on a vertiginously slanted hill. A few coachmen stand nearby, most of whom wear top hats. One man helps a woman in a gown get out of the carriage.
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
The Pumpkin Coach
1930
Museum Purchase
1948/1.417

Antonio Frasconi (American (North American))
Don Quixote and Rosinante
1949
Museum Purchase
1949/1.171
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