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F15 Huffman - ENGLISH 124 - Argumentation and Monsters

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
The sleep of reason produces mosters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos)
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/16 in x 4 11/16 in (18.89 cm x 11.91 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in (21.59 cm x 14.92 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Hans Fischer
Les monstres imaginaires
etching on paper
16 3/16 x 24 15/16 in. (41.1 x 63.3 cm);22 x 28 in. (55.88 x 71.12 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
At the center of this work, there is a red, yellow, and blue figure with a gold hoop earring in the right ear. Eight black spiders dangle from lines on each side of figure and a snake-like createure is at the top. The whole watercolor has a rusty-orange backdrop.
William Baziotes
Figure with Spiders
watercolor on laid paper
11 13/16 in x 8 7/8 in (30 cm x 22.6 cm);22 3/16 in x 18 3/16 in (56.36 cm x 46.2 cm)
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
Zoan Andrea; Andrea Mantegna; Italian
Descent into Limbo
engraving on laid paper
16 in x 12 3/16 in (40.64 cm x 30.96 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
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
Japanese
Demon Soliticing Contributions
hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
35 5/16 in. x 10 3/4 in. ( 89.7 cm x 27.3 cm )
Gift of Rudolf and Mary Arnheim
Japanese
Netsuke of man tossing demon-repelling beans, while a demon hides behind a screen
ivory
1 13/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in (4.6 cm x 5.4 cm x 3.5 cm)
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
Nepali
Devimahatmya manuscript page: The Goddess Ambika fights a host of demons
ink and opaque watercolor on paper
4 5/8 in. x 8 1/16 in. ( 11.75 cm x 20.48 cm )
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
Jacques Callot
La Tentation de St. Antoine
etching on paper
14 in x 18 ⅛ in (35.56 cm x 46.04 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm);14 in x 18 3/16 in (35.56 cm x 46.2 cm)
Museum Purchase
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Here comes the bogey-man (Que viene el coco.)
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/2 in x 6 in (21.59 cm x 15.24 cm);8 1/4 in x 5 5/16 in (20.96 cm x 13.49 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
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
oil on canvas
45 3/8 in x 33 7/16 in (115.2 cm x 85 cm);46 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in x 1 in (117.48 cm x 87.63 cm x 2.54 cm)
Museum Purchase
Adolph Gottlieb
Beasts at Night
gouache on off-white wove paper
18 in x 23 3/4 in (45.7 cm x 60.3 cm);26 1/16 in x 32 1/16 in (66.2 cm x 81.5 cm);18 in x 23 7/8 in (45.8 cm x 60.6 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol

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