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Death Personified

Jesús Guerrero Galván
Angel of Death
lithograph on paper
13 7/8 x 21 in. (35.24 x 53.34 cm);22 x 28 in. (55.88 x 71.12 cm);17 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. (44.45 x 58.9 cm)
Museum Purchase
Stefano della Bella
Death on Horseback Holding a Trumpet, No. 1 of The Five Deaths series
etching and engraving on paper
7 ½ in x 6 in (19.05 cm x 15.24 cm);19 ¼ in x 14 ¼ in (48.89 cm x 36.2 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Carlo Rambaldi
The Death of St. Joseph
red chalk with brown wash heightened with white on blue paper, laid down
8 1/16 in. x 12 1/16 in. ( 20.5 cm x 30.6 cm )
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Love and death (El amor y la muerte)
etching, burnished aquatint and burin on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 in x 5 1/4 in (20.32 cm x 13.34 cm);8 1/2 in x 6 in (21.59 cm x 15.24 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Max Klinger
Death as Savior, number 10 from a series of 10, Opus XI 'Vom Tode I'
etching on paper
17 in. x 15 in. ( 43.2 cm x 38.1 cm )
Museum Purchase
Abraham Bosse
The Death of Dives. No. 2 of the series of 3 Prints, 'Parable of the Rich Man a
engraving and etching on paper
10 1/4 in. x 13 1/16 in. ( 26 cm x 33.2 cm )
Museum Purchase
Bust of a figure from the chest up in three-quarters pose. The head, or perhaps a mask, is white, resembling a skull with a halo of white hair. The neck is dark brown with two white bands like chokers around it, perhaps securing the mask. The figure wears a dark red garment that is trimmed in ornate lace in white and gold. The background is a deep teal green-blue.
Guillermo Meza
Ah Puch
oil on canvas
45 3/8 in x 33 7/16 in (115.2 cm x 85 cm);46 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in x 1 in (117.48 cm x 87.63 cm x 2.54 cm)
Museum Purchase
Indian
Yama mounted on a buffalo (small folk bronze)
bronze
5 1/2 in x 4 in (13.97 cm x 10.16 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Rico Lebrun
Villon's Death Ballad, 1
lithograph on paper
18 ¼ in x 11 ¾ in (46.36 cm x 29.85 cm);28 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in (71.28 cm x 56.04 cm);21 ¾ in x 17 ⅝ in (55.25 cm x 44.77 cm);18 ¼ in x 11 ¾ in (46.36 cm x 29.85 cm)
Museum Purchase
Giovanni Batttista Tiepolo
Vari Capricci. No. 8. Death Giving Audience
etching on paper
5 1/2 in. x 6 7/8 in. ( 14 cm x 17.5 cm )
Museum Purchase
This print shows a skeleton riding on the back of a white horse with three figures in robes standing in the background, one of which appears to be fleeing in the opposite direction. A naked child reaches up for one of the figures.
Héctor Xavier
Death Appearing on Horseback
lithograph on paper
19 7/8 in x 13 in (50.48 cm x 33.02 cm);28 in x 22 in (71.12 cm x 55.88 cm);25 5/8 in x 19 3/4 in (65.09 cm x 50.17 cm)
Museum Purchase
Alphonse Legros
Death of a Vagabond
etching on paper
21 5/8 in. x 15 3/16 in. ( 54.9 cm x 38.6 cm )
Museum Purchase

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Comparative — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)
Death and dying — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)
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Part of 6 Learning Collections

American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

47 Collection Object Sources

Angel of Death (1958/1.103)
Ah Puch (1958/1.102)
Death as Friend (1960/2.155)
Proserpine (1991/2.40)
Mine Accident (1943.114)
The Pale Horse (1958/2.1)

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