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Japanese
Uchikake (wedding cloak)
silk
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Gift of J. Valenta, class of 1955
This etching depicts a vast and lively gathering of figures around a large banquet table in the foreground accompanied by other crowds of figures throughout the composition. The scene takes place in an outdoor setting surrounded by classical architecture that recedes perspectivally in the distance.
Giovanni Battista Vanni
Christ at the Marriage at Cana
etching on four sheets of laid paper
21 1/4 in x 26 1/2 in (53.98 cm x 67.31 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Chinese
Mirror, "Marriage type" (with lobed rim and paired design motifs)
bronze with silvery metal inscrustation
5/16 in. x 4 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. ( 0.8 cm x 12.1 cm x 12.1 cm )
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
This is a square shaped print in tones of white, beige and brown. It shows a lacy floral pattern with white dots that resemble pearls.
Julia Jacquette
Small White Square (Wedding Dress)
lithograph on Rives BFK
14 3/16 in x 14 3/16 in (36 cm x 36 cm)
Gift of Robert and Janet Miller
Pieter Van Der Heyden
The Marriage of Mopsus and Nisa
engraving on paper
8 11/16 in x 11 3/10 in (22.07 cm x 28.73 cm);14 ¼ in x 19 ⅜ in (36.2 cm x 49.21 cm)
Museum Purchase
A short, long wooden chest with a papered front. The metal fittings on the chest are vert dark, and the front latch is attached to the chest with a circular piece of metal, and the latch itself is a thin piece of metal placed vertically. A small metal handle is located below this. The wood is a dark red color, and the papered front depicts flowers, with the predominant color being yellow. Orange is also used in some of the flowers, and on the circular shapes spaced along the bottom of the image. The outlines of the flowers and other images are painted in black.<br />
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This chest is papered over wooden frame. It has been repaired following partial damage to the rear hinges, the base, front panel and the paper decoration on the left and the right. The wooden frame is joined by butt joints and not miter joints, following the trend which was popular during the Japanese annexation of the Korean Peninsula. The box is therefore assumed to have been produced at this time, then repaired later. None of its orig
Korean
Wedding Chest with Papered Front
wood with painted paper on front
9 5/16 in. x 25 1/8 in. x 11 13/16 in. ( 23.7 cm x 63.8 cm x 30 cm )
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
A six panel folding screen depicting pairs of carp on each of the lower portions of each panel, and lotus blossoms.
Korean
Lotus and Carp
six-panel folding screen, ink and color on paper
23 in x 85 1/2 in (58.42 cm x 217.17 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2014
Italian; Bolognese
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine, with St. Jerome (?)
pen, brown ink, brown wash and black chalk
10 5/16 in x 7 1/8 in (26.2 cm x 18.1 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);12 1/4 in x 9 in (31.2 cm x 22.8 cm);10 5/16 in x 7 1/8 in (26.2 cm x 18.1 cm)
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
The apple-green fabric is pure silk brocade, woven in an overall pattern of maple leaves scattered on a flowing stream—an allusion to a famous classical poem. Lying on top of the brocade is a thick layer of embroidery, with plum blossoms in red silk, and pine branches and doves in dazzling metallic threads of gold, silver, and copper.
Japanese
Wedding cloak
silk brocade with gilt paper (kinran), embroidery and couched metallic threads
( );29 15/16 in x 18 1/8 in x 6 5/16 in (76.04 cm x 46.04 cm x 16.03 cm)
Gift of Diana and Theodore Golden
Japanese
Rubbing of a Folk Carving: Patron Saint of Marriage (Dôsôshin), from Kami Imai, Higashi Chikuma, Shinshû Region
rubbing: ink on paper
55 7/8 x 25 3/8 in. ( 142 x 64.5 cm )
Gift of Mrs. Caroline J. Plumer
Crispin van de Passe
The Parables. The Guest at the Wedding of the King's Son. (Matt. 22)
engraving on paper
3 5/16 in. (8.3 cm);18 1/4 x 22 3/16 in. (46.2 x 56.2 cm)
Museum Purchase
Moncalvo?
Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine of Alexandria
pen, black ink, graphite and gray wash
9 ½ in x 7 in (24.13 cm x 17.78 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);9 ½ in x 7 in (24.13 cm x 17.78 cm)
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein

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Part of 8 Learning Collections

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>

110 Collection Object Sources

Lotus and Carp (2014/2.202)
Wedding cloak (1986/1.215)
Village Wedding (2011/2.185)
The Rat's Wedding (1960/1.162)
Untitled (2014/2.143)
Wedding Jacket (1989/2.66)
Untitled (2014/2.191)
Kimono (2005/1.377)
The Dead Soldier (2006/1.156)
Oval water tray (1955/1.167)
The Music Room (1954/1.334)
Muriel (1987/1.359)
King and Queen (1979/2.129)
Family (1949/2.58)
'61 Pontiac (1974/1.253)
Ruby and Ramond (2012/2.21)
Shiva and Parvati (1970/2.147)
Siva and Paravati (1980/2.293)
Couple Embracing (1990/1.174)
Shaver container (1955/1.160A-C)
Deep washbowl (1955/1.168)
Divorce Sale (2016/2.142)
Success Team (1975/1.72)

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