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This etching has a grey and white all-over grid pattern. Thicker, light grey lines make up the main grid and individual squares from this pattern are broken into smaller quadrants of small white rectangles. The print uses lighter tones towards the center and outer corners of the work. Darker grey tones are used between these areas. The work is printed on ivory wove paper. The print is signed, dated, and numbered (l.r.) "Longo 70 4/45" in pencil. 
Vincent Longo (American (North American))
Gift of The Drawing and Print Club, Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts
The vibrant coloring of this deep bowl consists dark brown, muddy brown, yellow-green and ivory. The design is organized around an inscription which appears above the base far down on the side. Above the inscription running horizontally is a separate enclosed design which looks like arcaded doorways with a string with a ball on it cutting each arcade in half for a total of seven. Opposite this is a series of four and one-half arcades in a vertical direction. Between these two areas there is a design repeated on opposite sides of the bowl with floral circular motifs on each side of a large, abstracted pear-shape form. The circles are brown and yellow-green and the pear form is orange and brown. Beneath each circle is a 'base' narrowing towards the center and directing the eye to the base. The base is covered with a shield-like design of orange and brown. The ivory background is not filled in but certain lines have been incised to add greater interest.  <br />
Iranian (Iranian)
Deep bowl with vegetal and calligraphic designs
10th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Siege of La Rochelle, one of 6 plates
Museum Purchase

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Siege of La Rochelle, one of 6 plates
Museum Purchase
A buff stoneware globular jar, with a tapered base and wide, high shoulders, tapering to a wide, short neck with an everted rim. The work is covered in a mottled cobalt blue glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
600 – 649
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Joseph Rosset
Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) (1694-1778)
1726 – 1786
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
An earthenware figure of a man wears pants and a long coat with tight sleeves and a wide collar belted at the waist. He stands on a square platform with one hand raised. His face has a wide nose, big eyes, and big lips; his hair is pleated down the middle and braided around his head. The coat is colored in amber and green glazes. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Central Asian Groom
618 – 906
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

French (French (culture or style))
Brocaded Silk
1770 – 1780
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

Brocaded Silk
1700 – 1715
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

French (French (culture or style))
One of Three Silk Fragments
1680 – 1720
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

French (French (culture or style))
Silk Fragment
1780 – 1800
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This portrait of a middle aged man is shown in a bust-length view, looking at the viewer, much as if this were a miniature on ivory.  The man wears a dark blue coat with a white collar and cravat.
Louis Boilly
Portrait of Lafayette (?)
1761 – 1845
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton