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Sp18 Makman - ENGLISH 290 - Fantasy

This print shows a black and white skull on a hairy, insect-like body with a tail and six legs. The figure holds another skull in its right hand and a bone in its left hand. Other smaller skulls and bones surround the figure.
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Huertista
relief engraving on paper
8 9/16 in x 8 9/16 in (21.75 cm x 21.75 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);16 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (42.23 cm x 34.92 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
This is an etching of an adult faun sitting to the left and a child faun standing to the right. The adult faun sits on a tree stump and holds the left hand of the child faun. There is a slender tree on the far right and additional foliage in the left side
Albert Sterner
Bedtime Story
etching on paper
14 5/16 in x 11 1/4 in x 3/4 in (36.4 cm x 28.5 cm x 1.9 cm);7 1/8 in x 6 in (18.1 cm x 15.3 cm)
Gift of Clan Crawford, Jr.
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï
Temptation of Saint Anthony
gelatin silver print from cliché-verre plate on paper
15 in x 11 1/4 in (38.1 cm x 28.58 cm);11 5/16 in x 15 in (28.73 cm x 38.1 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm);11 5/16 in x 22 5/8 in (28.73 cm x 57.47 cm);9 3/8 in x 7 in (23.81 cm x 17.78 cm)
Museum Purchase
Max Klinger
Death as Savior, number 10 from a series of 10, Opus XI 'Vom Tode I'
etching on paper
17 in. x 15 in. ( 43.2 cm x 38.1 cm )
Museum Purchase
Kenojuak Ashevak
Sun Owl
stonecut print on paper
24 1/2 in. x 36 1/2 in. ( 62.2 cm x 92.7 cm )
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene B. Power
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
Alfred Rethel
Death as Friend
woodcut on paper
20 in. x 14 1/8 in. ( 50.8 cm x 35.9 cm )
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
This color woodcut is printed on black paper. At the center, there is a white horse with a monkey sitting on its back. Next to the monkey, there is a bright yellow object. A white figure swings from an amorphous shape, outlined in black, coming from the upper right of the image. The background is blue with a green circle to the upper left. The print is titled (l.l.) "Monkey and Lamp", numbered (l.c.) "47/50", signed and dated (l.r.) "A Ryan '45", and dedicated (l.c.) "For Felix III Christmas 1945" in white ink.
Anne Ryan
Monkey and Lamp
white-line woodcut on paper
18 7/8 in x 12 in (48 cm x 30.4 cm);25 3/8 in x 18 1/2 in (64.5 cm x 47 cm)
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
Nepali
The goddess Durga and her lion punish demons, folio from a "Devimahatmya" loose-leaf manuscript
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold? on paper
4 5/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. ( 11.75 cm x 20.64 cm )
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Los Proverbios (also known as "Los Disparates"), plate 5: Reniego al amigo que cubre con las alas y muerde conel pico ("Renounce the friend who covered you with his wings and bites you with his beak") or Disparate volanted (Flying folly)
aquatint and etching on paper
9 5/8 in x 13 5/8 in (24.45 cm x 34.61 cm);18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm);11 3/4 in x 17 1/16 in (29.85 cm x 43.34 cm);9 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (24.45 cm x 34.92 cm);8 9/16 in x 13 in (21.75 cm x 33.02 cm)
Transfer from the University Library
A child's head with a devil's hat on, blurry image.
Ken Rosenthal
A Dream Half Remembered
toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 7/8 x 11 in. ( 35.24 x 27.94 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

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