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The profile bust of a young woman is depicted in the well of this dish. The rim features a variety of grotesque ornament, including two winged, serpent-like creatures with human heads, whose tails interlace at the top of the plate. Cornucopias full of fruit appear beneath these creatures, followed by weapons and shields, one of which bears the date 1526. At the bottom appears the head of a cherub supporting a vase of fruit.
Nicola da Urbino
Dish (Tondino) with portrait of a young woman and grotesque decoration
1526
Museum Purchase
1965/2.79

Paul Rosié
The Triangle
1947
Museum Purchase
1949/2.34
Bust portrait of Paris of Troy. He looks off to the upper left. He is shown with a helmet that is toped with a sphynx-like figure and long feathers.
Guido Reni
Head of Paris [Testa di Paride]
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2013/2.569
A nude man and woman recline together on the right side of this octagonal plaque. They lay upon the mesh of a net, which is being pulled by a nude male figure seated nearby next to an anvil. Behind the seated man appear two standing figures working at a brick forge. Another pair of figures stands in the middle ground with a row of trees behind them. A diminutive figure mounted on horses appears against a disk in the sky.
Jacob Cornelisz Cobaert
The Discovery of Mars and Venus
1602 – 1621
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.158
Two distinct columnar forms emerge from a platform and are topped with spherical shapes that lean in and touch each other. The left form is slightly taller and wider than the right one.
Sir Anthony Caro (British (modern))
Lovers
1956
Museum Purchase
1961/1.172
Brightly colored painting with three primary registers. The uppermost and smallest register contains a poem. The lower two are larger and similar in size. The bottommost depicts stairs, architectural structures, snakes, and flowering plants. Above, the middle register frames a seated man under a canopy-like architectural form, who reaches out to grasp the wrist of a woman. Behind her is a flowering tree, and and the far right, and open door.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Lady meeting her lover from the Rasamanjari of Bhanudatta series
1625 – 1635
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.242

Jean-Émile Laboureur
L'Amour dans les Ruines
1916
Museum Purchase
1948/1.373
Among a gold and bright mineral pigmented landscape, Genji stands below a cherry tree in full bloom and watches Murasaki, who stands in an architectural structure. A distant stream and hilltops indicate the isolated setting.
Kanō Tsunenobu
Genji espies Murasaki for the first time, from the Wakamurasaki chapter of The Tale of Genji
1670 – 1680
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
2002/1.168
A photography montage. A red circle in which a couple embraces is layered over a photograph of a tomato plant growing in a long dirt-filled planter placed against a white wall. Affixed to the planter is a tomato-themed runner. 
Wade Guyton (American (North American))
The Tomato Lovers
2006
Museum purchase made possible by the Friends Acquisition Fund
2008/1.167
A photograph depicting a man sitting nude on a porch rail with his back turned toward the camera. Bright light filters through leaves on a nearby tree.
John Dugdale (American (North American))
Smile For Your Lover Comes (Stone Ridge, New York)
2000
Museum Purchase made possible by the Harry Denham Trust
2003/1.379
A female nude reclining on a bed wearing one yellow slipper on her left foot, a gold bracelet on her right arm and a black ribbon tied in a bow around her neck.  An African American woman in a blue dress stands behind her holding a bouquet of yellow and white flowers. A small monkey sits at the foot of the bed.  All subjects look directly at the viewer.
Mel Ramos
Manet's Olympia
1974
Gift of Dr. Reuven Bar-Levav
1991/2.102.1
A photograph of a man and woman kissing; the man's head turned from the camera. The woman holds a tambourine in her hand and wears a flower crown. In the background, a man looks toward the camera.
Mel DiGiacomo
Untitled
1996 – 2006
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2014/2.180
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