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W16 Eriks - ENGLISH 230 - Monster Studies

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Pretty teacher! (Linda maestra!)
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
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 | paper
Museum Purchase
Brenda Goodman
Mother Fear Mother Dear

collage | board
Gift of Brenda Goodman in honor of Gertrude Kasle
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Here comes the bogey-man (Que viene el coco.)
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
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
Adolph Gottlieb
Beasts at Night
gouache | off-white wove paper
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
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
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
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
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
hand colored lithograph | paper
Gift of Professor and Mrs. Edward J. Mitchell
David Hockney
Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: The Cook
etching and aquatint | copper
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
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. 
Asfandiyar Slays a Dragon, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
1455 - 1465
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf | paper
Museum purchase


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