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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
1905 – 1915
relief engraving | paper
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 | laid paper
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
1870 – 1940
etching | paper
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.
Temptation of Saint Anthony
1934 – 1967
gelatin silver print from cliché-verre plate | paper
Museum Purchase
Max Klinger
Death as Savior, number 10 from a series of 10, Opus XI 'Vom Tode I'
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
Kenojuak Ashevak
Sun Owl
stonecut print | paper
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
1643 – 1653
etching and engraving | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Alfred Rethel
Death as Friend
woodcut | paper
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 | paper
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
The goddess Durga and her lion punish demons, folio from a "Devimahatmya" loose-leaf manuscript
1720 – 1730
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold? | paper
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)
1864 – 1900
aquatint and etching | paper
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 | paper
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH


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