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    • Three standing nude girls.

    • Three standing nude girls.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Women; Artists' models; Nudes; Nudism; Posing; Standing; Marks (Symbols)

    • Caption information: Drei stehende Madchenakte [Three standing nude girls] / um 1915 [c. 1915] / Bleistift [pencil] / u. r.: Nachlassstempel [lower right: estate stamp] / Galerie Wurthle, Wien [Gallery Wurthle, Vienna]. CATALOGUING NOTE: Title...
    • Standing female figure in an evening gown.

    • Standing female figure in an evening gown.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Women; Artists' models; Posing; Standing; Clothing & dress; Dresses; Evening gowns; Inscriptions; Artists' signatures

    • Caption information: Stehende Frauenfigur im Abendkleid [Standing female figure in an evening gown] / um 1917 [c. 1917]/ Bleistift [pencil] / Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munchen [Wolfgang Gurlitt Gallery, Munich]. CATALOGUING NOTE: Title created by...
    • Target with Four Faces.

    • Target with Four Faces.

    • Paintings; Collages; Sculpture; Mixed media; Targets (Sports); Plasterwork; Body parts; Faces; Mouths; Noses

    • Encaustic and collage on canvas with plaster casts; Information from the MOMA website (http://www.moma.org/) (10/2011): "1955. Encaustic on newspaper and cloth over canvas surmounted by four tinted-plaster faces in wood box with hinged front,...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Sculpture; Bottles; Containers; Perfumes; Cosmetics; Cosmetics industry; Industry; Commercialism; Grooming; Hygiene; Puns (Visual works); Labels; Men; Artists; Portraits; Self-portraits; Female impersonators; Cross dressing

    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female...
    • Magritte beside The Savage (Le barbare).

    • Magritte beside The Savage (Le barbare).

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Portraits; Men; Adults; Artists; Painters (Artists); Sculptors; Photographers; Posing; Clothing & dress; Bowler hats; Hats; Headgear; Coats; Paintings; Oil paintings; Allusions; Literature; Illustrations;...

    • Painting destroyed during the London blitz (photograph shows the artist, 1938, [and Fantomas, a character in the early twentieth-century pulp fiction novels by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain.]). The Savage (Le barbare): c. 1928.
    • Bacchus and Silenus, front view.

    • Bacchus and Silenus, front view.

    • Sculpture; Men; Gods; People associated with religion; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Nudes; Clothing & dress; Crowns; Headdresses; Headgear; Wreaths; Vines; Hides & skins; Beards; Genitals; Bowls (Tableware);...

    • "This statue combines two antique fragments: Bacchus's torso and Silenus's torso and head, along with sixteenth-century additions including Bacchus's head, arms, and legs, and Silenus's arms and legs. The restoration is probably the work of...
    • Urn of a young soldier.

    • Urn of a young soldier.

    • Sculpture; Urns; Death & burial; Containers; Soldiers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Death & burial; Friezes (Ornamental bands); Cartouches; Pediments; Tympana; Architectural elements; Inscriptions; Names;...

    • "The front of this rectangular urn is decorated with two friezes of hearts and darts. Smooth strips frame the decoration along the top and bottom rims and emphasize the container's shape. The central surface of such objects was inscribed. This...
    • Leda Atomica.

    • Leda Atomica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Mathematics; Physics; Atoms; Portraits; Women; Spouses; Nudes; Breasts; Hairstyles; Sitting; Gestures; Floating; Flying; Birds; Swans; Animals; Cliffs; Beaches; Coastlines; Seas; Bodies of...

    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his...
    • At the Moulin Rouge.

    • At the Moulin Rouge.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portraits; Portrait paintings; Self-portraits; Group portraits; Men; Women; Artists; Painters (Artists); Draftspersons; Critics; Collectors; Art collectors; Authors; Photographers; Dancers; Entertainers; People associated...

    • "Even the question of whom it represents involves a degree of controversy. Lautrec and his cousin Tapie de Celeyran are shown walking across the rear space, having passed La Goulue who adjusts her hair in a mirror. Joyant identified the...
    • At the Moulin Rouge, detail, central figures.

    • At the Moulin Rouge, detail, central figures.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portraits; Portrait paintings; Self-portraits; Group portraits; Details; Men; Women; Artists; Painters (Artists); Draftspersons; Authors; Photographers; Jockeys; Adults; Sitting; Walking; Leisure; Recreation; Eating &...

    • "Even the question of whom it represents involves a degree of controversy. Lautrec and his cousin Tapie de Celeyran are shown walking across the rear space, having passed La Goulue who adjusts her hair in a mirror. Joyant identified the...
    • Herod Atticus, front view.

    • Herod Atticus, front view.

    • Sculpture; Effigies; Portraits; Men; Philosophers; People associated with education & communication; Clothing & dress; Beards; Mustaches

    • "This effigy of the august man of letters was inspired by portraits of Greek philosophers from the fourth and third centuries B.C., but it remains true to the art of the Antonine portrait in its attempts to convey sensitivity and...
    • School of Athens.

    • School of Athens.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Abstract drawings; Drawings; Pencil works; Crayon drawings; Mixed media; Allusions; Graffiti

    • Oil, house paint, crayon, and pencil on canvas. "The classical setting and celebration of intellectual probity evoked in the title's reference to Raphael's School of Athens (c.1510-12, Vatican, Rome) are offset by markings evoking bodily...
    • Isis, front, slight three-quarter view.

    • Isis, front, slight three-quarter view.

    • Sculpture; Myths; Legends; Women; Goddesses; People associated with religion; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Heads (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Headgear; Hairstyles; Symbols; Cobras; Snakes; Reptiles

    • "This head of Isis, turned to the right, with delicately parted lips, is almost entirely intact except for the ends of a few locks of hair and the left edge of her tiara. The neck stops at a recessed fitting, a tenon, indicating that the head...
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