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A man with and a moustache and scraggly hair visible under a cap sits facing the viewer, a cello cradled between his arms. The lower portion of both the figure and the musical instrument are only summarily indicated; the background consists of passages of rapidly drawn parallel lines.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Becquet, one of the "Sixteen Etchings," or the "Thames Set"
1859
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.340
A street scene. There is a man playing the flute and a sailor standing. There is a man in a suit behind him, next to a trash can. There is litter all over the ground.
Ken Heyman
Sailor Watching Man Play Flute on Street, NYC
1962 – 1973
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.358
A Burmese harp painted red and black with red tassels and gold inlay. Rests on a gold and red stand.
Burmese
Burmese Harp
20th century
Gift of Patricia Matusky and Clifton Monteith
2011/2.3

Marc Chagall (Belorussian (culture or style))
Musical Clown
1957
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.248
An instrument consisting of a hollow sound box, a bamboo beck, two pegs in the upper neck wound with strings, two strings, and a bow. The sound box is made of sanyuja wood.<br />
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This is a traditional Korean musical instrument with two strings. Sound is produced by the friction between strings made from several strands of thin silk thread and bowstrings made of horsehair. Its unique sound has earned the haegeum alternative, onomatopoeic names such as gaenggaengi and aenggeum. The instrument consists of a hollow sound box, a bamboo neck, two pegs in the upper neck each wound with a string, the strings themselves, and a separate bow. The pegs are currently detached from the neck. The sound box is made of sanyuja wood (Xylosma congestum).
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 288]</p>
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Two-stringed Fiddle (Haegum)
1767 – 1999
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
UA2004.57

Carlo Bononi (Italian (culture or style))
Allegory of Ancient and Modern Poetry
1590 – 1632
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2013/2.527
The figure is kneeling musician on lotus seat, made of separately carved petals. Below the seat, there is a base, which consists of two lotus-shaped half-sphere, connected up-side-down. The head has two buns, elongated ears, simplified facial parts; the figure wears a pink robe with wide sleeves, holding a sort of instrument with hands.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Celestial Musician (Japanese, Hiten; Sanskrit, Apsara)
670 – 700
Gift of John J. Schloss
1999/2.14

Brian Eno
Oblique Strategies: One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas, The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 1996
1996
Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation
1996/1.79
This is an abstract face of a figure looking to the right. The head is divided into compartments of varying textures by several straight lines. There are piano keys are on the left side of the head, and a cigarette at top left.&nbsp;
Sargent Claude Johnson (American (North American))
Lenox Avenue
1938
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.63
This work is a color screenprint showing a group of four nude figures. There are two standing women: the one on the left holds a flower. On the ground, a third woman reclines toward the right and a child sits on her lap holding an accordion. The figures are grey with black outlines and white highlights.The background is red with splotches of darker red throughout. 
Fernand Léger (French (culture or style))
The Accordionist's Family
1950 – 1960
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1954/2.60
The circular room’s ceiling is painted with a sky motif populated by cupids; the room also features ornamental mouldings above four windows that depict musical instruments, and busts on pedastals are placed between the windows. A large number of well-dressed men and women sit while a group of musicians in the center of the room perform on a piano, flutes, cellos, a harp, and other stringed instruments. The print is framed by an ornamental border, and a stretch of tasseled fabric below the scene contains a title and a coat of arms.<br /><br /><u>Marks/Inscriptions:</u><br />
In plate, l.c.: Le Concert / A Madame La Comtesse de Saint Brisson; and l.r.: Par son très humble et très obéissant / Serviteur Duclos In plate, in lower margin, l.l.: Dessiné par Aug. de St. Aubin. Graveur du Roi; abd l.c.: A Paris chés Chereau Graveur rue St. Jacques près les Mathurins / Avec Privilége du Roi; and, l.r.: Gravé par A.J. Duclos<br /><br />
Collector's mark on verso: DB.W enclosed in a rectangle. (Copied onto sheet in objec
The Concert
1773
Museum Purchase
1956/1.53

Pavel Tchelitchew
Circus Rider
1931
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1956/1.81
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