21 UMMA Objects
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Pieter Van Der Heyden
The Marriage of Mopsus and Nisa
1570
Museum Purchase
1962/2.18

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, "Marriage type" (with lobed rim and paired design motifs)
600 – 799
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.62

Italian;Bolognese
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine, with St. Jerome (?)
17th century
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.59
This etching depicts a vast and lively gathering of figures around a large banquet table in the foreground accompanied by other crowds of figures throughout the composition. The scene takes place in an outdoor setting surrounded by classical architecture that recedes perspectivally in the distance.
Giovanni Battista Vanni
Christ at the Marriage at Cana
1637
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.214

Elliott Erwitt
Bratsk, Siberia, from "Master Prints Volume I"
1967
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
1987/1.194.1

Niccolò Boldrini
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine
1535 – 1545
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
1995/2.2

Moncalvo?
Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine of Alexandria
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.70
A small cylindrial box with a rounded top. Gold lacquered floral patterns wrap around the entire surface, and a small geometric crest appears in gold on the top of the box. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Container with lid
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.166A&B
This print is made of colorful forms and words in bright letters and bold fonts, arranged on a white background. Block letters display words in a mixed-up format, some upside down, some on their sides. On left side there is a section with smaller writing in yellowish ink on grey.<br /><br />
Text:<br />
To the Lovings, new hope i love you much (most beautiful darling) more than anyone on earth and i like you better than everything in the sky--sunlight and singing welcome your coming although winter may be everywhere with such a silence and such a darkness no one can quite begin to guess (except my life) the true time of the year-- and if what calls itself a world should have the luck to hear singing (or glimpse such sunlight as will leap higher than high through gayer than gayest someone's heart at your each nearness) everyone certainly would (my most beautiful darling) believe in nothing but love. cummings
Corita (American (North American))
New Hope
1966
Gift of Robert Cugno and Robert Logan
2010/1.205
The long rectangular box is covered with an intricate floral pattern of gold on a black background in lacquer. Two house crests (one a geometric representation of a well and the other a chrysanthemum flower) appear in the design. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Shaver container
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.160A-C
A small, lacquered box with a rounded top. Gold flowers wrap around the sides of the box and there is a small gold crest on the top. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Container with lid
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.161A&B

Kurt Seligmann (American (North American))
The Marriage, Plate 5 from 'The Myth of Oedipus'
1944
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)
1986/2.97.5
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