19 UMMA Objects
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Bird made up of geometric shapes and designs in bright blue and red colors on green-yellow ground. 
Enric Climent Palahi (Spanish (culture or style))
1939 – 1958
Museum Purchase
A lady appears to be getting ready (shringar). One of her attendant holds a mirror close to the lady's face, and the other holds a fly whisk. Two parrots are shown in the sky depiced above the palace. Cocks are shown on the staircase below where the lady and her attendants sit.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur School
Ragamala series: Ragini Bilavala
1745 – 1755
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
An open public space dominates the foreground of the image. In that space are several groups of children, particularly at the lower left of the image, a rooster at the lower right, and a water pump at the far side of the square just before the fence. Beyond is a street that recedes into the distance; on either side of the street are picturesque older buildings that face onto the square with banks of windows, overhangs, and steeply pitched rooflines.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Cock and the Pump
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Polychrome woodblock print of a rooster holding a praying mantis in its mouth with four characters at top center framed by a floral scrolling border
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
The Rooster Protects the House from Suzhou
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
There is a rooster standing and facing a clump of grass while a hen is sitting behind it facing the opposite direction. There is a seal in the top left corner of the painting and a seal and signature in the bottom right corner.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Rooster and Hen
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
This is an ink drawing of a rooster. The rooster is centered and has its left foot raised, its right foot grounded, and its neck arched to its right.
Cåndido Portinari
Untitled (Rooster)
1910 – 1960
Gift of Clan Crawford, Jr.

Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart (French (culture or style))
Frontispiece to Eaux-fortes Modernes (Modern etchers) for The Société des Aqua-fortistes
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This bowl flares out by having a smaller diameter on the bottom and larger diameter along the rim. The outside of the bowl is decorated with red, pink, and yellow peonies with green leaves. The inside of the bowl is decorated with a red rooster. The outside rim of the bowl has two red horizontal stripes, the top rim of the bowl is wavy with many bumps that resemble flower petals, the inside rim is decorated with more peonies. The foot of the bowl it tall.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Small Bowl with Peonies and Rooster Design
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. Chung Mo-nan

Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Twelve Zodiac Animals: Rooster
1945 – 1980
Transfer from the Department of the History of Art, Slide and Photograph Collection, gift of Mrs. Pilsoon L. Chun
This large painting of a scholar and two roosters. The scholar sits with books piled behind him, while the roosters below crane their necks to look back at him. The calligraphy on the top right reads:<br />
Would Your Excellency, my dear friend Xiaoting, kindly point out the inadequacies of this work? Ren Yi [a.k.a.] Bonian<br />
There are also two seals of the artist and one collectors seal.
Ren Yi
Scholar with Roosters
1860 – 1896
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Paul Wang in memory of Professor Wang Shang-yi
This hanging scroll depicts a chicken executed in rapid brushstrokes, using various shades of black ink. The face of the bird is naturalistically depicted, while its tail feathers are somewhat abstracted. 
Itō Jakuchū
Rooster on a Branch
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Jean-Baptiste Huet (French (culture or style))
Offrande de l'Amour
1804 – 1810
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection