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Heavens, Hells, and Afterlives

Paul Sandby
Tomb of Theodoric
1772 - 1782
etching and aquatint | paper
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
2005/1.440
Chinese
Rubbing of tomb tile with guardian spirits and birds (one of a pair)
20th century
ink | paper
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.355.2
Caleb Cain Marcus
A Painting for a King (Humayun's Tomb, India)
2005
digital chromogenic print | paper
Gift of Elena and Jeffrey Sobel
2007/2.61
Chinese
Rubbing of tomb tile with guardian spirits and birds (one of a pair)
20th century
ink | paper
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.355.1
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
1892
graphite | brown paper
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.60
Chinese
Rubbing of Stele from tomb of Chang Hsiang
780
ink | paper
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1991/1.119
Giuseppe Barberi
Design for a Tomb
1746 - 1809
pen and brown ink with ink wash
Museum Purchase
1958/1.83
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
1890
graphite | brown paper
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.59
It is a earthenware with a man riding a small horse with short legs over a thick rectangle plate. There is a lamp-oil container with hole over the hips of the horse, and a spout sticks out in the front breast of the horse, which enables to pour out water through the inside of the stomach of horse. The figure on the horse wears a triangular hat and armor. The left arm is disappeared.<br />
Korean
Oil Lamp in the Shape of an Equestrian Warrior
500 - 549
earthenware
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.187
Chinese
Modern rubbing of a replica of a horse relief at the tomb of Tang Taizong: saddled horse a full gallop facing left, all four legs in the air
20th century
ink | paper
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna
1991/2.29.5
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
1892
graphite | brown paper
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.58
Chinese
Modern rubbing of a replica of a horse relief at the tomb of Tang Taizong (not from the original stone): groom removing an arrow from the chest of a horse.
20th century
ink | paper
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna
1991/2.29.6

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Afterlife — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
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Death and dying — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
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Part of 3 Learning Collections

American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

124 Collection Object Sources

Tomb of Theodoric (2005/1.440)
Female Figure (1993/1.107)
Male Figure (1993/1.106)
Cooking Stove (1974/1.174)
Jue wine cup (1974/1.170)
Covered Jar (1971/2.69)
Funerary Jar (2000/1.39)
Underworld (1981/2.177)
The Underworld (1981/2.176)
Proserpine (1991/2.40)
Ah Puch (1958/1.102)
Dog (1969/2.87)
Horse (1993/1.62)
Covered Jar (1996/2.44)
Tripod Jar (2003/2.22)
Dog (1993/1.96)
Jar (1989/2.103)
Manao Tupapau (1964/2.45)
Goat Pen (1990/1.211)
Angel of Death (1958/1.103)
Miravan (1995/1.82)
Death as Friend (1960/2.155)
Bleeding Skull (1960/2.91)
Skulls (2014/1.578)

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