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A long-stem wine glass is seen brightly lit from above and set against a dark, undescribed background. The glass stands on a shallow footed metal tray.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
The Wine Glass
etching on white laid paper
8 3/16 in. x 6 5/8 in. ( 20.8 cm x 16.8 cm )
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
lithograph with scraping on china paper, laid down on white wove paper
21 5/8 x 15 in. (54.9 x 38 cm);8 7/16 x 6 1/2 in. (21.4 x 16.5 cm);21 5/8 x 15 in. (54.9 x 38 cm);22 1/16 x 18 1/8 in. (56 x 46 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A French town, with houses along a canal or river in the foreground extends in the distance showing rooflines and towers under a blustery sky.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Vitré—The Canal
transfer lithograph with stumping on laid paper
13 1/16 in x 8 5/16 in (33.2 cm x 21.1 cm);13 1/16 in x 8 5/16 in (33.2 cm x 21.1 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 1/8 in (56 cm x 46 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This print shows a platter with two quinces and a bunch of grapes. Some of the grapes are spilling off of the tray and onto a cloth like surface. 
George Constant
Quince and Grapes
drypoint on paper
12 1/16 in x 15 1/16 in (30.64 cm x 38.26 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
This black chalk drawing on gray-blue prepared laid paper is vertically oriented. The piece is a still life of the contents of a pantry portrayed within a lightly indicated arched niche. A rabbit and a fowl hang upside-down from a string, dominating the composition. Below them are, from left to right, two vessels, a prepared fowl, long root vegetables, and a wicker basket.  <br />
Jean-Baptiste Oudry
Le Garde-Manger
black chalk, heightened with white on gray-blue prepared laid paper
13 3/8 in. x 10 1/16 in. ( 34 cm x 25.5 cm )
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in honor of Miss Helen B. Hall
Jean-Émile Laboureur
Still Life
etching and drypoint on paper
7 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in (19.68 cm x 23.81 cm);14 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in (36.2 cm x 48.89 cm)
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
Susanna Linburg
Still Life
soft-ground etching and aquatint on paper
29 7/8 in. x 22 in. ( 75.9 cm x 55.9 cm )
Gift of the Michigan Workshop of Fine Prints
A pencil drawing of a vase containing a bouquet of flowers. The flowers appear to be a mix of lillies and irises.
Robert Wilbert
Gladolia Bouquet
pencil on paper
30 1/4 in. x 22 3/8 in. ( 76.84 cm x 56.83 cm )
Gift in honor of Robet J. Yassin distinguished alumnus and former directorof the Indianapolis and Tucson Museum of Art
Eugène Delacroix
Expulsion of Adam and Eve
graphite on medium, slightly textured blued white laid paper
12 3/16 in x 7 13/16 in (30.96 cm x 19.84 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 1/2 in (49.21 cm x 36.83 cm)
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
Lovis Corinth
Reclining Male Nude
graphite on paper
10 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in. ( 26.6 cm x 34.3 cm )
Gift of Thomas Corinth
Pierre Daura
watercolor on paper
17 7/8 x 11 13/16 in. (45.3 x 30 cm)
Gift of Martha R. Daura
Lovis Corinth
graphite on wove paper
10 1/16 x 14 3/8 in. (25.5 x 36.4 cm);15 x 19 5/16 in. (38 x 49 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows


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