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Photographic Portraiture 1900-1948

Arnold Newman
Piet Mondrian, from "Portraits"
gelatin silver print on paper
18 1/8 in. x 14 in. ( 46 cm x 35.6 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Arnold Newman
George Grosz, from "Portraits"
gelatin silver print on paper
18 1/8 in. x 14 in. ( 46 cm x 35.6 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Arnold Newman
Max Ernst, from "Portraits"
gelatin silver print on paper
18 1/8 in. x 14 in. ( 46 cm x 35.6 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This photograph shows a male figure standing in profile. His right hand rests on the top of a sculpture bust.
Gertrude Käsebier
Portrait of Rodin
platinum print on paper
8 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in (22.54 cm x 15.56 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);9 in x 6 1/4 in (22.86 cm x 15.88 cm);8 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in (22.54 cm x 15.56 cm)
Museum Purchase
A portrait of the scupltor Constanin Brancusi in his studio. 
Edward Steichen
Brancusi in his studio
photogravure on paper
10 ¼ in x 8 1/16 in (26.04 cm x 20.48 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);10 3/16 in x 8 1/16 in (25.88 cm x 20.48 cm)
Gift of Frederick P. and Amy McCombs Currier
Portrait of the actress Greta Garbo. 
Edward Steichen
Greta Garbo
gelatin silver print on paper
13 7/8 in x 10 7/8 in (35.24 cm x 27.62 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);14 7/16 in x 11 3/16 in (36.67 cm x 28.42 cm)
Museum Purchase
This image is a single-sitter portrait featuring dramatic shadows and chiaroscuro. The sitter, Clarence H. White, leans forward and rests his chin on his hand. 
Edward Steichen
Portrait of Clarence H. White
photogravure on paper
11 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 9/16 in (30.16 cm x 21.59 cm x 1.43 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This image depicts a woman in a dress with a large skirt. She lounges on a couch and looks at a book. 
Eva Watson Schütze
Portrait Study
photogravure on paper
11 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 9/16 in (30.16 cm x 21.59 cm x 1.43 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Portrait of a woman in front of a tree. She holds an apple at the center of her chest and wears a crown of branches from the tree. 
Eva Watson Schütze
Miss Edith Wherry, Catskill
platinum print on paper
14 7/8 in x 11 11/16 in (37.78 cm x 29.69 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/16 in (46.04 cm x 56.04 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm);8 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in (22.07 cm x 16.99 cm)
Museum Purchase
This vertically oriented full-body portrait depicts a heavily-clothed woman as she leans against an exterior wall holding a basket and produce in her left arm, right arm akimbo. 
J. Craig Annan
A Gitana - Granada
photogravure on paper
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 9/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.43 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This image is a vertical full-body portrait of an old man playing his guitar in the street. He wears a hat and coat over his casual suit.
J. Craig Annan
A Blind Musician - Granada
photogravure on paper
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 9/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.43 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
A single-sitter portrait, with the subject wearing two braids and a decorated shirt. The subject wears large circular earrings and multiple strands of beadwork, which contrast against the dark shirt and backdrop.
Edward S. Curtis
Shirt—Kalispel
photogravure on paper
12 1/2 in x 9 7/16 in (31.75 cm x 23.97 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 7/16 in (36.51 cm x 49.37 cm)
Gift of Stephen M. Taylor

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American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
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63 Collection Object Sources

Portrait of Rodin (1977/1.169)
Greta Garbo (1971/2.144)
Portrait Study (2000/2.142.8)
A Gitana - Granada (2000/2.143.2)
Shirt—Kalispel (1997/1.154)
Cayuse Woman (1987/1.207)
Nez Percé Babe (1997/1.160)
My Father (1979/2.95)
Model (1975/2.98)
Bea (2012/2.112)
Valerie Bettis (1991/2.48)
Mable Quinn (2012/2.28)
Anthony (2012/2.19)
Albert Einstein (1986/2.20)
Miss Sue Hyde (2012/2.20)
Aline Baker (2012/2.22)
Ruby and Ramond (2012/2.21)

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