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A elief of the baby Krishan being taken across the Jumna River on top of the head of his father. The father and baby are in the lower right corner of the frieze, with the image of a tail following them going diagonally behind.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Baby Krishna Taken by His Father across the Jumna River
20th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.163
An abstract drawing with lines, swirling forms, and ink splatterings.
André Masson (French (culture or style))
Untitled
1940 – 1987
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.175
A bust of a pensive female figure enrobed in drapery is encased in a medallion.  It is above a sketched scene with multiple figures in an interior space, who surround a man lying in a bed that is enframed by a garland of foliage.
Jean Baptiste Raphaël Urbain Massard (French (culture or style))
Étude du tableau de la dame de Charité
1772
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.176
This black and white lithograph gives the illusion that it was rendered in pencil. It depicts a building on the right of the composition with a series of wooden planks attached to the structure extending into the foreground. On the left there are large trees. The entire composition appears to be infused with sunlight.<br />
Bolton Brown (American (North American))
Zena Mill
1921
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.177
This woodcut features a multitude of armored figures, some of which are on horseback, engaged in a battle with swords and lances in a hilly countryside. Two cannons are arranged on the lower right in the foreground and one cannon is being manipulated by a figure in the lower left corner of the composition. Various flags are included in the image including one with a Burgundian cross. In the distance of the scene there is a walled town with mountains positioned behind it.<br />
Hans Burgkmair
Two Scenes of Armies Fighting
1500 – 1532
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.179
This two-color woodcut in black and pale pink depicts a standing female figure against a black background in vertical format. The figure is shown bending over collecting grapes in the folds of her apron. Her skirt is decorated in a bird motif and her hair is windswept. The verso of this print contains an announcement for an exhibition at Weyhe Gallery in New York in March and April of 1951.
Antonio Frasconi (American (North American))
Grape Picker
1946 – 1956
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.187
This highly detailed drawing in a vertical format depicts the interior of a gothic cathedral looking up at the soaring rib-vaulted ceiling. It appears as though every brick and architectural detail is rendered. The image provides a view into the choir and a transept to the right, which is decorated with a very ornate rose window. <br />
John Coney
Beauvais Cathedral
1823
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.192
This print depicts an oval frame that contains a frontal bust-length portrait of a man with his head in three-quarter profile against a black background. The man wears an elaborate and stiff lace cravat but most remarkable is his flowing head of long, curly hair, which is very finely rendered. The frame rests atop a sculptural base with a coat of arms decorated with three fleurs-de-lys.
Antoine Masson (French (culture or style))
Louis XIV, King of France
1679 – 1700
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.210
This etching depicts a three-quarter profile portrait of a woman’s face. The woman looks contemplatively toward the right with a solemn expression as her head rests against her right hand. The edge of her left shoulder is loosely sketched in the lower right of the composition.<br />
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture, style, period))
Self-Portrait
1921
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.212
This lithograph depicts two highly abstracted and intertwined standing figures delineated in white outline against a black background. Fishtail-like forms emerge out of the figures. There is Greek lettering inscribed next to the top of the figure on the left and the letters HPA inscribed next to the top of the figure on the right. <br />
Artist Unknown
Figures with Greek Inscription
20th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.216
This dark landscape in black chalk features large lush trees that take up most of the composition on the right of the image. A small cottage framed by two smaller trees appears on the left. Three loosely sketched animals frolic in front of the cottage. <br />
Dutch
Landscape with Cottage
17th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.219
This watercolor, chalk and pastel on brown paper depicts a loosely sketched landscape with a dramatic grey-blue cloud taking up most of the composition. A triangular sliver of green and white water interrupts the land and sky from the left below the horizon line. The foreground is rendered in a broad wash of brown watercolor.
John Linnell
Landscape with Stormy Sky
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.221
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