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The Divine Comedy

Luca Cambiaso
The Elect Ascending into Heaven
pen and brown ink with brown wash on paper
11 15/16 in x 8 7/16 in (30.32 cm x 21.43 cm);17 in x 12 ½ in (43.18 cm x 31.75 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
A group of figures at the left stand in a vaulted space under a cross. They look towards the lower right of the composition where a man holding a standard with a cross on top is bending forward and offering his hand to an old bearded man in an arched doorway. Above the doorway are several fantastical figures with beaked or animal heads and arms with claws. Signed in the block "AD", lower right, recto.
Albrecht Dürer
Christ in Limbo (The Harrowing of Hell) from "The Small Woodcut Passion"
woodcut print on laid paper
5 in x 3 3/4 in (12.7 cm x 9.53 cm)
Gift of Prof. Eugene and Mrs. Marie Glysson
Heinrich Aldegrever
Devils Taking the Rich Man to Hell, No. 4 from the Series of 5 Prints "Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus"
engraving on paper
3 3/16 in x 4 ¼ in (8.1 cm x 10.8 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.26 cm x 35.56 cm)
Museum Purchase
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 bronze sculpture depicting a man with his mouth open.
Diana Williams
Closeup of "Gates of Hell, Rodin, Paris"
black and white photograph on paper
5 x 7 in. ( 12.7 x 17.78 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
Jesús Guerrero Galván
Angel of Death
lithograph on paper
13 7/8 x 21 in. (35.24 x 53.34 cm);22 x 28 in. (55.88 x 71.12 cm);17 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. (44.45 x 58.9 cm)
Museum Purchase
Stefano della Bella
Death Carrying a Child on His Back, No. 3 of The Five Deaths series
etching and engraving on paper
7 in x 5 ¾ in (17.78 cm x 14.61 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);24 in x 14 3/10 in (60.96 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Giovanni Batttista Tiepolo
Vari Capricci. No. 8. Death Giving Audience
etching on paper
5 1/2 in. x 6 7/8 in. ( 14 cm x 17.5 cm )
Museum Purchase
Stefano della Bella
Death Carrying a Woman on His Shoulder, No. 4 of The Five Deaths series
etching and engraving on paper
7 ⅛ in x 5 ⅞ in (18.1 cm x 14.92 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Stefano della Bella
Death Carrying a Child in His Arms, No. 2 of The Five Deaths series
etching and engraving on paper
7 in x 5 ¾ in (17.78 cm x 14.61 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser, 1963
Stefano della Bella
Death on Horseback Holding a Trumpet, from "The Five Deaths". No. 1 of a series of 5.
etching on paper
7 ½ in x 6 in (19.05 cm x 15.24 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 3/10 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Mr. Bernard Uhlendorf
Pier Francesco Mola
Woodcutter Seated with Death Behind Him; Verso: sketches of Pan pursuing Syrinx
pen, crayon and brown ink on cream paper
3 5/8 in. x 5 11/16 in. ( 9.2 cm x 14.4 cm )
Museum Purchase

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

Angel of Death (1958/1.103)
Death as Friend (1960/2.155)
Proverbios (2008/1.153.6)
Proverbios (2008/1.153.8)
Proverbios (2008/1.153.9)
Choir Book Page (2006/1.97)
Cain and Abel (1964/1.129)
Diana (1958/1.58)
Diana and Acteon (2007/2.138)
Bust of Diana (1986/2.83)
Troy Legend (1942.10)
Troy Legend (1942.9)
Julius Caesar (1967/1.42)
La Muse Uranie (1980/1.177)
The Flood (1985/2.70)
Apostle (1957/2.3)
Proserpine (1991/2.40)
Embroidered Panel (1972/2.290)
Casket (1969/2.35)
Melencolia I (1959/2.90)
The Last Judgment (2007/2.131)

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