Sp18 De la Cruz - HISTORY 230 - Occult Internationalisms: The Global Spread of Secret Knowledge

Albrecht Dürer
Melencolia I
engraving on paper
9 11/16 in x 7 9/16 in (24.61 cm x 19.21 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)
Museum Purchase
Landscape scene with three figures (two standing and one kneeling) near a large sculpture of a God with a figure on horseback in the distance.  Image consists of sharply cut and defined elements.<br />
Paul Gauguin
Maruru (Offering to the Gods)
woodcut on paper
10 in. x 16 in. ( 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm )
Museum Purchase
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
Christian Rohlfs
color woodcut on paper
14 5/8 in. x 17 7/16 in. ( 37.1 cm x 44.3 cm )
Museum Purchase
This hand colored lithograph shows a chaotic scene with three, masked figures at the lower left surrounded by a variety of sea creatures: squids, octopusus, sharks and turtles. 
Ann McCoy
hand colored lithograph on paper
42 in x 30 1/16 in (106.68 cm x 76.36 cm)
Gift of Professor and Mrs. Edward J. Mitchell
A large central figure represents God towers seen in the radiating rays of light and clouds that surround him.. On the forehead of his blocky, totemic head is a third eye. His left arm crosses over his middle and holds fire. His right hand extends down to the lower right corner as reaching down. The words &quot;Vater Unser&quot; are at the very top; &quot;Der Du Bist&quot; across God&#39;s waistline; &quot;im Himmel&quot; along the bottom.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 2 - Our Father Who Art in Heaven (Das Vaterunser - Vater Unser Der Du bist im Himmel)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
Within a black background a white oval shape sits at center; within the oval are a series of abstracted forms and lines in primary colors all characteristic of Kandinsky's style.
Wassily Kandinsky
Small Worlds III
lithograph on paper
14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm);10 15/16 in x 9 1/8 in (27.78 cm x 23.2 cm);13 9/16 in x 11 in (34.4 cm x 28 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 3/8 in (49 cm x 36.5 cm)
Museum Purchase
Josef Albers
Homage to the Square
color lithograph on cream wove paper
21 1/2 in. x 21 1/2 in. ( 54.6 cm x 54.6 cm )
Gift of Stephen M. Taylor
A blurred image of a nude figure bending forward, the arms nearly reaching the ground.
Bill Jacobson
Song of Sentient Beings #1612
gelatin silver print on paper
36 in x 28 in (91.4 cm x 71.1 cm);36 in x 28 in (91.4 cm x 71.1 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
The majority of this print is blank, except for a series of photos and patterns on the center-left. There are three main sections. At the top are a series of horizontal bands; some are just lines in maroon, pink, red, green and yellow, and one large band has a red checker-board pattern on a maroon background. Below, there are two photographs: each one shows a different group of performers in costume lined up on display.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
New Semester Reward of the Oppressed
photolithograph on paper
14 15/16 in x 10 in (37.94 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
Photograph of F. Holland Day in an "Algerian costume." Day sits cross-legged and looks down on his clasped hands resting in his lap.
Frederick H. Evans
F. Holland Day in Algerian Costume
platinum print on paper
6 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in (16 cm x 21.1 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);15 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in (38.8 cm x 27 cm);6 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in (16.03 cm x 21.11 cm)
Museum Purchase
This is an abstract painting with much detail, of irregular shapes delineated by thin white lines. Inside the shapes of varying sizes there are other lines, details, and symbols in a multitude of different colors.
Ynez Johnston
Ancient Temple
casein on paper
21 5/8 in x 13 15/16 in (54.9 cm x 35.4 cm);32 1/16 in x 26 1/16 in (81.5 cm x 66.2 cm);21 5/8 in x 13 15/16 in (54.93 cm x 35.4 cm)
Museum Purchase


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