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A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists.  His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched.  Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print.  Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us".  The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Warsaw
1943 – 1963
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.101
This manuscript leaf contains a single column of text in Latin surrounded by generous margins on three sides. Pen-flourished initials elaborated with delicate penwork, colored red and blue alternating with gold and purple, mark the beginning of each verse along the left edge of the text column. Five line-fillers, long linear elements colored blue and gold, complete the closing line of each verse and preserve the regular shape of the text block.
Leaf from a psalter or book of hours (Psalm 26)
1400 – 1450
Museum Purchase
1965/2.81
This black and white print depicts a scene with groups of figures separated compositionally by a large wooden post that is placed in the foreground of the composition, just left of center. Four male figures on the left look toward the scene on the right where a woman kneels in prayer before a child accompanied by two angels and a haloed man feeding hay to a donkey.
Nicolaus van Aelst
Adoration of the Shepherds
1604 – 1606
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.185
A group of Hassidic men praying inside of a religious place. They are all standing, facing forward.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Jewish Men Praying, Jerusalem, Israel
1968
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.331
A group of Hassidic men standing over a body covered in a cloth. There are windows behind them.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Jewish Funeral, Jerusalem, Israel
1972
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.332
A 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a simple wooden stick) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. A small metal weight, attached to one one side of the drum with a cord, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist. The drum in his case is of hammered metal, with incised patterns of Buddhist auspicious symbols.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.423
An example of a 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a wooden stick, with simple incised line designs) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. Here the drum is elaboratedly decorated with rows of inset turquoise stones, as well as a row of Sanskit letters in bone.  A small weight of bone attached to one one side of the drum with a metal chain, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.424
A man preaching on a public street. There are people passing by him. He is holding a bible in one hand.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Preacher on the Street, New York City, USA
1980
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.340
This manuscript page contains a column of Latin text surrounded by generous margins.  A pair of slender flowers with small green leaves run the length of the text along the left margin. Three decorated initials appear on the left edge of the text block. Each initial is painted gold on a pink and blue ground with white scrollwork and enclosed within a frame. Two rectangular line-fillers, colored pink and blue with white scrollwork, appear in the right half of the text column.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Book of Hours
1400 – 1425
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander
1993/2.9
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