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This color woodcut is printed on black paper. At the center, there is a white horse with a monkey sitting on its back. Next to the monkey, there is a bright yellow object. A white figure swings from an amorphous shape, outlined in black, coming from the upper right of the image. The background is blue with a green circle to the upper left. The print is titled (l.l.) "Monkey and Lamp", numbered (l.c.) "47/50", signed and dated (l.r.) "A Ryan '45", and dedicated (l.c.) "For Felix III Christmas 1945" in white ink.
Anne Ryan (American (North American))
Monkey and Lamp
1945
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
1979/2.128
<p>Carved on both sides, this wooden printing block records Origin of Household Rites (家禮源流,&nbsp;Garyewollyu), a collection of writings on household rites categorized and summarized during the reign of&nbsp;King Hyeonjong (顯宗, r. 1659-1674) of Joseon by a scholar named Yu Gye (兪棨, 1607-1664). This block&nbsp;contains part of Fascicle 4 of the text Origins of Household Rites entitled &ldquo;Going to Welcome the Bride (親迎, chinyeong, Ch. qinying),&rdquo; the procedure in which the groom welcomes the bride at a wedding ceremony.&nbsp;Korea was the first country in the world to use the technique of carving letters on woodblocks and using them&nbsp;for printing. After the invention of metal type in the early Joseon period, woodblock printing was used to&nbsp;publish scriptures, anthologies and family records in Buddhist temples, Confucian academies and households.</p>

<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 290]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Wood Block for Printing
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.316
A man seated on a throne under a canopy on the right looks toward a group of standing figures on the left. A group of soldiers in helmets and armor and spears surround a tall bearded man who stands looking at the seated official. In the distance is a view of a town in a landscape and at the feet of the seated man is a dog.  The print is signed in the block "AD" on the lower left of the recto.
Albrecht Dürer
Christ before Caiphas from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
1509 – 1511
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
2011/2.56
A group of four men gently lower a figure into a tomb that is placed parallel to the viewer. To the left is a group of mourners with hands clasped.  One female figure kneels at the ledge of the tomb and holds a covered jar.  Behind the figures is a rocky landscape with a fence and guard at the gate in the distance at the left.  An entrance to a cave is indicated on the right, directly behind the tomb, with the use of dense, dark hatching.  At the lower right corner is a circlet of thorny branches.
Albrecht Dürer
The Entombment from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
1509 – 1511
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
2011/2.57
A group of figures at the left stand in a vaulted space under a cross. They look towards the lower right of the composition where a man holding a standard with a cross on top is bending forward and offering his hand to an old bearded man in an arched doorway. Above the doorway are several fantastical figures with beaked or animal heads and arms with claws. Signed in the block "AD", lower right, recto.
Albrecht Dürer
Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell) from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
1509 – 1511
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
2011/2.55
A  woman sits in an interior holding a book in her right arm, which is propped upon a ledge. She reads by the light of a torch held by a child standing next to her. Print trimmed to image frame. Image was previously folded at center (multiple folds). Paper size: lh 27 3/5cm &amp; rh 27 4/5cm x tw 22 3/5cm bw 22 3/10cm.
Ugo da Carpi
Sibyl with a Child Holding a Torch
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.420
This woodcut print has a small rectangular scene at the center depicting a large building. Thick lines in triangular patterns and patches make up the background of the scene. The print is signed (l.rl.) "Lyonel Feininger" in pencil by the artist. There is also a notation in pencil (l.c.) "T811<u>a</u>" and a stamp in black (l.r.) "Feininger Estate / G W No 30". 
Lyonel Feininger (American (North American))
Castle Church
1918
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
2008/2.356
Yellow and white flower on a grey background. The bloom is in the upper right hand with a bud situated behind it. The base of the stem and the leaves are located on the bottom portion of the image.
Ikeda Zuigetsu
'Cypripedium Goliath,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'
1958
Gift of Mrs. Maurice Seevers
1983/1.371.40
Left; slightly above center are four white and pink/lavendar colored blooms. Behind them dominating the lower right corner are long dark green grass-like leaves.
Ikeda Zuigetsu
Cymbidium No. 354, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'
1958
Gift of Mrs. Maurice Seevers
1983/1.371.45
Single plant with multiple flowers (purple, white and yellow). Flowers are slightly right of center with leaves and bulb located to left (lower).
Ikeda Zuigetsu
'Dendrobium Devonianum,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'
1958
Gift of Mrs. Maurice Seevers
1983/1.371.67
People are appreciating the beauty of the cherry blossoms and some are having picnics under the trees. Below the highland where the cherry trees and the people are, the land leads to the fields and hills in the distance. The sky appears to be red along the edge of the hill, suggesting the time as early evening.
Utagawa Hiroshige II (Japanese (culture or style))
Edo Meisho: Gotenyama, Cherry-blossom Viewing
1833 – 1866
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.147
This title sheet from Pechstein&#39;s &quot;The Lord&#39;s Prayer&quot; portfolio has the title of the series in large letters and an attribution to Pechstein at the bottom. Beneath the word &quot;Vater,&quot; a man leans over a table, his hands folded in prayer. Two other praying men in profile bracket the word &quot;Unser&quot; near the bottom. All three wear plain, long-sleeved blue shirts.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 1 (Das Vaterunser)
1921
Museum Purchase
1948/1.423
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