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Death Personified

Jesús Guerrero Galván
Angel of Death
1944
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1958/1.103
Stefano della Bella
Death on Horseback Holding a Trumpet, No. 1 of The Five Deaths series
1643 - 1653
etching and engraving | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1963/2.46
Carlo Rambaldi
The Death of St. Joseph
17th century
red chalk with brown wash heightened with white | blue paper
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.53
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Love and death (El amor y la muerte)
1799
etching, burnished aquatint and burin | paper
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.152.10
Max Klinger
Death as Savior, number 10 from a series of 10, Opus XI 'Vom Tode I'
1889
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1953/2.17
Abraham Bosse
The Death of Dives. No. 2 of the series of 3 Prints, 'Parable of the Rich Man a
1602 - 1676
engraving and etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1952/1.86
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
1949
oil | canvas
Museum Purchase
1958/1.102
Indian
Yama mounted on a buffalo (small folk bronze)
17th century
bronze
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.136
Rico Lebrun
Villon's Death Ballad, 1
1945
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1949/2.1
Giovanni Batttista Tiepolo
Vari Capricci. No. 8. Death Giving Audience
1743
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1951/2.76
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
1954
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1958/1.112
Alphonse Legros
Death of a Vagabond
1837 - 1911
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1949/2.25

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Allegory — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)
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)
Mortality — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)
Personification — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)
Spirituality — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:13 pm)

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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