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Heavens, Hells, and Afterlives

Paul Sandby
Tomb of Theodoric
etching and aquatint on paper
11 1/2 in. x 18 in. ( 29.2 cm x 45.7 cm )
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman
Chinese
Rubbing of tomb tile with guardian spirits and birds (one of a pair)
ink on paper
49 1/4 in. x 16 3/4 in. ( 125.1 cm x 42.5 cm )
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
Caleb Cain Marcus
A Painting for a King (Humayun's Tomb, India)
digital chromogenic print on paper
20 1/16 in. x 16 in. ( 50.9 cm x 40.7 cm )
Gift of Elena and Jeffrey Sobel
Chinese
Rubbing of tomb tile with guardian spirits and birds (one of a pair)
ink on paper
46 15/16 in. x 16 3/4 in. ( 119.3 cm x 42.6 cm )
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
graphite on brown paper
15 11/16 in x 24 ⅞ in (39.85 cm x 63.18 cm);26 1/16 in x 32 1/16 in (66.2 cm x 81.44 cm);15 11/16 in x 24 ⅞ in (39.85 cm x 63.18 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Chinese
Rubbing of Stele from tomb of Chang Hsiang
ink on paper
( )
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Giuseppe Barberi
Design for a Tomb
pen and brown ink with ink wash
10 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. ( 27.3 cm x 19.7 cm )
Museum Purchase
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
graphite on brown paper
15 11/16 in x 24 4/5 in (39.85 cm x 63.02 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
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
earthenware
7 1/16 in. x 7 1/8 in. x 2 3/8 in. ( 18 cm x 18.1 cm x 6 cm )
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
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
ink on paper
56 3/8 in. x 83 3/8 in. ( 143.2 cm x 211.8 cm )
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna
Louis Henry Sullivan
Design for the Frieze of the Wainwright Tomb
graphite on brown paper
15 ¾ in x 24 ¾ in (40.01 cm x 62.87 cm);26 1/16 in x 32 1/16 in (66.2 cm x 81.44 cm);15 ¾ in x 24 ¾ in (40.01 cm x 62.87 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
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.
ink on paper
17 in. x 83 1/2 in. ( 43.2 cm x 212.1 cm )
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna

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Afterlife — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
Comparative — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
Death and dying — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
Mortality — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
Religion — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)
Spirituality — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 1:13 pm)

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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