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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Carnival
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.12
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Odalisque
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.3
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

Toyohara Chikanobu (Japanese (culture or style))
Setsugekka [Snow, Moon and Flowers]: Yamashiro, Moon over Saga
1867 – 1932
Gift of Pearl Sellards
1985/1.177

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

Jean Ingres
The Stamaty Family
1818
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.118
Standing on top of a lotus flower, the Hindu God Krishna is showing playing the flute to charm his gopis (female companions/ milkmaids). These gopis stand by lovingly, two of them waving fly whisks above their heads. In the foreground and in the bottom register of the image are shown two cows looking adoringly towards Krishna. The setting is a vast open field.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Mewar School
Krishna Fluting
1695 – 1705
Gift of Mr. George P. Bickford for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.120

Henri Fantin-Latour
H. Berlioz....Lélio: La Harpe éolienne
1883 – 1893
Museum Purchase
1961/2.33

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
The Wheel, No. 14 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
1633
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.366
A lady plays a musical instrument (most probably the rudra vina) in the center-left of the composition. Within the palace setting are also two attendants--one standing with a fly whisk above her mistress's head, the other seated in the right edge of the picture. A peacock with his feathers on full display is depicted in the center-left of the image, amidst the action enveloping the female figures. Utensils are placed on the staircase below the scene.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur School
Ragamala series: Ragini Gujari
1745 – 1755
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.157

Duncan Grant
Ballerina Holding a Guitar
1885 – 1978
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
1983/2.239

Tabwa (Tabwa)
Thumb Piano/Plucked Idiophone (Kankobele)
1900 – 1984
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1984/2.50
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