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European Primitivisms

Four male figures face each other, one in a hat on the left and three on the right facing him. The figure in the center has one hand raised to his chest. The two men on the right are looking at the man in the center.
Emil Nolde
Schriftgelehrte
aquatint and drypoint on paper
17 1/2 in x 19 5/16 in (44.4 cm x 49 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm)
Museum Purchase
Max Beckmann
The Negro. No.6 from the Series of Ten Prints, 'Der Jahrmarkt'
drypoint on paper
11 ⅜ in x 10 ⅛ in (28.89 cm x 25.72 cm);17 ½ in x 13 ¾ in (44.45 cm x 34.92 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 in (56.04 cm x 45.72 cm)
Museum Purchase
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Portrait
lithograph on paper
17 1/2 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 44.4 cm x 34.9 cm )
Museum Purchase
Franz Marc
Tierlegende
woodcut on paper
7 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in (19.68 cm x 23.97 cm);7 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in (19.68 cm x 23.97 cm);19 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in (48.89 cm x 36.2 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Max Pechstein
Dialogue
color woodcut on paper
15 ⅞ in x 12 ⅝ in (40.32 cm x 32.07 cm);15 ⅞ in x 12 ⅝ in (40.32 cm x 32.07 cm);28 in x 264 in (71.12 cm x 670.56 cm);20 in x 21 ⅛ in (50.8 cm x 53.66 cm)
Museum Purchase
Paul Klee
Head of a Mountain Cow
watercolor and gouache on paper
16 3/4 x 20 7/8 in. (42.5 x 53 cm);17 1/4 x 21 1/8 in. (43.66 x 53.5 cm)
Gift of Helmut Stern
Paul Klee
Two Trees
gouache on cardboard
9 3/4 in x 12 in (24.77 cm x 30.48 cm);18 15/16 in x 20 15/16 in x 2 in (48.1 cm x 53.18 cm x 5.08 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston
Ernst Kirchner
Two Figures
India ink, black crayon with red-brown wash on yellow paper
15 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. (38.3 x 29.1 cm);28 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (71.28 x 56.04 cm);15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (38.6 x 29.2 cm)
Museum purchase
Three dark female figures are suspended in purgatory, with clasped hands in front of a triangular shaft of light that projects down from the top.
Max Pechstein
, sheet 3 - Hallowed Be Thy Name (Das Vaterunser - Geheiligt werde Dein Name)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
Brightly-colored image of abstract shapes in hues of blue and red with white shapes giving the pieces a shining appearance.
Prof. Gerome Kamrowski
Sensations
oil on canvas
36 1/8 x 43 1/8 in. (91.76 x 109.54 cm);4 ft. 2 in. x 38 in. x 2 in. (127 x 96.52 x 5.08 cm)
Museum Purchase
Portrait head with landscape in background.
Ernst Kirchner
Portrait of David Müller
woodcut on paper
18 in x 14 in (45.72 cm x 35.56 cm);13 ⅜ in x 11 ⅝ in (33.97 cm x 29.53 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);18 15/16 in x 14 15/16 in (48.1 cm x 37.94 cm)
Museum Purchase
A nude man and woman at center struggle with one another; a snake and a seated figure are visible in the background. The two central figures with intertwined limbs suggesting a struggle are positioned above a sharp-toothed mammal resembling a fox.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 8 - And Lead Us Not into Temptation (Das Vaterunser - Und führe uns nicht in Versuchung)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase

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

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

53 Collection Object Sources

Schriftgelehrte (1949/1.174)
Portrait (1948/1.76)
Tierlegende (1962/2.24)
Dialogue (1960/2.89)
Two Trees (1955/2.11)
Two Figures (1958/1.139)
Sensations (1984/1.300)
Begin the Beguine (1948/1.103)
The Snake Charmer (2000/2.180)
Beasts at Night (1964/2.28)
Landscape (1968/1.81)
Manikin (1948/1.352)
Mineral Countenance (1971/2.150.7)
Carnival (1971/2.150.12)
Figure (1953/1.27)
Young Girl Dreaming (1971/2.150.9)
Untitled (1996/1.64)
Woman with Bird (1981/2.105)
Figure noire (1968/1.112)
Uomo in movimento (1959/2.100)
Juggler (1951/2.62)

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