23 UMMA Objects
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Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Netsuke of sleeping sarumawashi (monkey-trainer) with a monkey on his back
1767 – 1832
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
2002/2.38

Alice Kent Stoddard (American (North American))
My Cat for the Dr.
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.238
A photograph of a man reclined on a sofa. His eyes are closed and his hands are clasped and resting on his chest.
Helmut Newton (Australian)
Andy Warhol in Paris
1977
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg
1984/1.277.10

Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Sleeping Dogs Bark
1977
Gift of Frederick J. Myerson
1983/1.101.9
White earthenware “sleeping” head lying on its right cheek (right ear omitted to lay flat) with a geometric section of crown removed. The cut at the head is painted terra cotta, the cut at the neck painted with a landscape of a tree at the edge of a cliff. A forest scene set against pink mountains covers the face, and desert rock formations in silhouette cover the back of the head.
Michael Lucero
Untitled (Head)
1980 – 1990
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.245

Untitled
1604
1997/1.271

Ludwig Herthel
Soldiers Sleeping
1915
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1964/2.106

Donald MacLaughlan
In Giorgione's Land
1912
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1959/1.138
A nude woman with closed eyes reclines on recamier sofa, with feet toward the viewer, and her head on the arm of the sofa. She rests her arms above her head.
Philip Pearlstein (American (North American))
Figure on Couch
1970
Gift of Mr. Michael L. Cohl.
1978/2.17

French (French (culture or style))
Jacob's Dream
17th century
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.104
This is a large semi-circular painting (lunette) with several figures arranged to accomodate the shape of the canvas. It is night time, so the scene is enveloped in darkness. In the top center area, there is an angel, surrounded by bright light, who holds out a golden goblet toward a man kneeling before him. This man, with arms outstretched, looks up toward the goblet and the face of the angel. His face is illuminated by the light. He is wearing a bright red robe and a dark blue cloak. In the left foreground, there are three men who are sleeping. Two are sitting on the ground and the third, an elderly man with white hair, is reclining in front of them. They have dark blue and brown cloaks wrapped around them. On the lower right, shown in the far distance, is a group of people walking toward the kneeling figure. This scene is painted in dark tones of brown, green, blue and gray, except for the red robe of the kneeling man and areas on faces, arms and legs which are highlighted by a bright light.
Dirck van Baburen
Christ on the Mount of Olives
1615 – 1625
Museum Purchase
1979/1.158

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta;Giovanni Cattini;Franz Xavier Jungwirth
Ragazzo e fancuilla
1740 – 1753
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.183
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