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W16 Eriks - ENGLISH 230 - Monster Studies

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Pretty teacher! (Linda maestra!)
1799
etching, burinshed aquatint and drypoint | paper
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.152.68
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)
1921
woodcut with hand-coloring | paper
Museum Purchase
1948/1.430
Brenda Goodman
Mother Fear Mother Dear

collage | board
Gift of Brenda Goodman in honor of Gertrude Kasle
2008/1.168
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Here comes the bogey-man (Que viene el coco.)
1799
etching and burnished aquatint | paper
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.152.3
A close up of a man's face in between prison bars.
Danny Lyon
Convict, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 - 2011
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.356
Adolph Gottlieb
Beasts at Night
1949
gouache | off-white wove paper
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
1964/2.28
Stefano della Bella
Death Carrying a Child on His Back, No. 3 of The Five Deaths series
1643 - 1653
etching and engraving | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1963/2.48
Pen and ink drawing of nude woman, presumably dead or in the act of dying, stretched between floor and chair, with a man bending over her head and torso. In interior domestic space.
George Grosz
A Murder
1912 - 1913
pen and ink with watercolor | wove paper
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
2007/2.110
A skeleton, with a rifle strapped to his back and a flag of the skull and crossbones in his hand, rides a horse over 13 skulls. The skeleton is wearing a sombrero and he has a handlebar mustache. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Zapatista
1851 - 1913
relief engraving | metal
Museum Purchase
1958/1.123
This print shows a chaotic scene with a white skeleton in the center. In the upper left, there are a series of sea creatures, including a grey colored shark, pink colored squids and two octopuses in shades of orange. At the bottom of the print, the skeleton is surrounded by a large lizard, skulls, and other figures. A moon and stars are in the upper left corner. The print is signed (l.r.) "Underground Ann McCoy" and numbered "18/100" in red pencil.
Ann McCoy
The Underworld
1980
hand colored lithograph | paper
Gift of Professor and Mrs. Edward J. Mitchell
1981/2.176
David Hockney
Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: The Cook
1969
etching and aquatint | copper
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
1983/1.90
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Asfandiyar Slays a Dragon</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Asfandiyar Slays a Dragon, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
1455 - 1465
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf | paper
Museum purchase
1963/1.61

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