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Antonio Frasconi (American (North American))
Don Quixote and Rosinante
1949
Museum Purchase
1949/1.171
This small bust-length figure represents a mustached satyr turning his head toward his left. He wears an animal skin tied at his right shoulder over his bare chest. The liquid character of the cast bronze admirably captures the rippling muscles of the satyr's chest and the flowing curls of his hair and the animal pelt.
Massimiliano Soldani Benzi
Bust of a Satyr
1690 – 1700
Gift of Anonymous Donors for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1970/1.193
Two women in draped clothing admire themselves in a mirror. A woman in the background irons clothes on an ironing board.
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
Preparation for the Ball
1930
Museum Purchase
1948/1.416

Abraham Bosse (French (culture or style))
The Death of Dives. No. 2 of the series of 3 Prints, 'Parable of the Rich Man a
1602 – 1676
Museum Purchase
1952/1.86
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
This is a scene of formally dressed men, women, and serving people scattered around a large room, talking and eating. 
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
The Palace Ball
1930
Museum Purchase
1948/1.421
This is a picture of a girl with shoulder-length hair and bangs, and round features. She wears a loose light-colored garment that hangs off her shoulders. She is barefoot and is squatting with her elbows resting on her legs. 
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
Cinderella by the Fire
1930
Museum Purchase
1948/1.415
In the foreground of this pastel print, a woman wearing a formal gown holds up her dress as a man in breeches, bends in front of her to help her try on a heeled shoe. There are two women behind her in matching gowns. The women trying on the shoe is quite content, the others all seem to be scowling. 
Jules Pascin (American (North American))
The Glass Slipper
1930
Museum Purchase
1948/1.418
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 hanging scroll depicts a female figure sitting against a blank background. She wears multiple layers of kimono. Her hair is black and long, and her face white. She is watching a spider, descending from ceiling; her arms are extending in front as if she is trying to catch it. A screen of white and brown fabric is on her right, and an oil lamp with flame is on the other side. Three rolls of paper are placed in front of her. The artist's signature and seal are on the left lower corner.<br /><br />
The painting is mounted on light blue brocade with designs of auspicious characters and objects, including treasures, double gourds, and the character for “longevity". The sides are made of golden brocade, but the gold foil is almost worn out.<br /><br />
Warm holes on the upper right side, some small stains and dark lines on the top and near the face of the figure. Two repaired damages on the lower right corner. Some warm holes on the mounting as well. The wooden scroll bar is black lacquered.
Tosa Mitsuoki (Japanese (culture or style))
Portrait of Princess Soto'ori
1650 – 1699
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Province M. Henry
1955/1.262
This work is a sealed manilla envelope covered in various artist-made postage and printed stamps. Printed on the envelope are the following phrases and items: "STAMP ART", "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE", "DOO-DA POST JUL 24 1980 N.Y. BRANCH", "DOO-DA JUL 24 1980 CHICAGO", Chinese Characters, "ART MAIL COMMEMORATIVE", "DOO-DA POST- 153 LUDLOW, N.Y.C. NY 10000 USA", "MADE IN USA", a two-tailed siren and a winged-nut. The stamps include images of a portrait of a man in a hat, 3 stamps of the Statue of Liberty, a triangular stamp of corn kernels, the Greek god Hermes, Leonardo Da Vinci and a landscape with blue water, green hills, and a white plane overhead.
Edward F. Higgins (American (North American))
Doo Da Post (stamped and cancelled manilla envelope)
1980
Museum Purchase
1981/1.310
This lithograph contains drawings of two animals. At the bottom center, there is a bear sitting and looking to the right. Along the top of the print, there is a tiger laying down on an unseen surface, its tail hanging down on the right. The print is signed (l.r.) "E. Munch" and numbered (l.l.) "Tiere XIX 26" in pencil.
Edvard Munch (Norwegian)
Tiger og bjørn
1908 – 1909
Museum Purchase
1954/2.31
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