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    • Ring with cameo.

    • Ring with cameo.

    • Jewelry; Rings; Goldwork; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Cupids; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Animals; Whips; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Bodies of water

    • "This ring is formed from a circular hollow band made from rolled and soldered gold leaf, which flares out near the bezel. The bezel, rectangular in shape but with rounded corners, is set with a blue-tinged agate in two layers against a white...
    • Sir Thomas More.

    • Sir Thomas More.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portrait paintings; Portraits; Men; Scholars; Statesmen; Authors; Government officials; People associated with politics & government; Saints; People associated with religion; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress;...

    • [Oil on oak panel] (from The Frick Collection website: http://collections.frick.org/)
    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Landscape paintings; Landscapes (Representations); Cemeteries; Graves; Crosses; Architecture; Buildings; Steeples

    • Canvas. Inv. no. L.1828. On loan from the collection of George Schafer, Schweinfurt. This is not in fact a picture of the cemetery of Inning, near Lake Ammer. The artist can only have drawn inspiration from the grave crosses he had seen in Bavaria...
    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sculpture; Sarcophagi; Coffins; Death & burial; Containers; Monuments & memorials; Memorial works; Inscriptions; Human life cycle; Childhood & youth; Domestic life; Child rearing; Breast feeding; Feeding; Lifting & carrying; Riding;...

    • "[…] this child's sarcophagus has been reassembled from many fragments. The front panel is, however, in fairly good condition, with a few missing pieces reconstructed from Carrara marble. […] This sarcophagus is among the earliest of the...
    • The Great American Dream No. 1.

    • The Great American Dream No. 1.

    • Drawings; Crayon drawings; Inscriptions; Artists' signatures; Names; Initials; Numerals; Lettering (Layout features); Cows; Bulls; Cattle; Animals; Livestock

    • Caption information: Lithokreide [lithographic crayon?] / sig. u. dat.; u. r. R. Indiana 1967 [Signed and dated: lower right: R. Indiana 1967] / bez.: u. l. The Great American Dream [Labeled (?): lower left: The Great American Dream] /...
    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

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

    • Caption information: Liegender Halbakt nach hinten links [Reclining half-nude facing back left] / um 1915 [c. 1915] / Bleistift [pencil] / u. l.: Nachlassstempel [lower left: estate stamp]/ Graphische Sammlung der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule, Zurich...
    • Untitled [Reclining female nude].

    • Untitled [Reclining female nude].

    • Drawings; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Pencil works; Women; Artists' models; Nudes; Nudism; Genitals; Erotica; Sex; Posing; Smiling

    • Caption information: Liegender Frauenakt [Reclining female nude]/ um 1912 [c. 1912] / Bleistift, weiss gehoht [pencil with white chalk (white highlight; heightened with white)] / sig.: u. r. Gustav Klimt [signature (signed): Lower right: Gustav...
    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boxes; Containers; Luggage; Showcases; Merchandise displays; Commercialism; Art objects; Reproductions; Miniature works; Sculpture; Paintings; Photographs; Plumbing fixtures; Details

    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items....
    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Optical illusions; Allusions; Symbols; Myths; Sex; Fear; Love; Self-interest; Poetry; Women; Men; Nudes; Gays; Dancers; Dance; Backs (Anatomy); Pedestals; Body parts; Hands; Fingers; Eggs; Landscapes...

    • "This is the painting Dali took to show Freud in London. It belonged formerly to Edward James." (Caption); "At Zürs […] Dali embarked on a new experiment: the composition, in French, of a 'paranoaic' poem, The Myth of Narcissus,...
    • Europe after the Rain.

    • Europe after the Rain.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds; Artists' signatures; Inscriptions

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Europe after the Rain, detail, left half.

    • Europe after the Rain, detail, left half.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Europe after the Rain, detail, right half.

    • Europe after the Rain, detail, right half.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds; Artists' signatures; Inscriptions

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Paintings; Murals; Walls; Architecture; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Columns; Moldings; Consoles; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Patterns (Design elements); Masks; Faces; Supernatural beings; Horses; Animals

    • "This fragment of a wall painting was among the very first ancient artworks discovered in Herculaneum after the volcanic eruption on August 23 in 79 A.D. […] This panel was executed using a technique similar to fresco painting. The design...
    • The Green Violinist.

    • The Green Violinist.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Men; Musicians; Entertainers; Entertaining; Entertainment; Flying; Floating; Clothing & dress; Coats; Hats; Trousers; Beards; Mustaches; Violins; Musical instruments; Animals; Houses; Buildings; Walls; Clapboard...

    • From caption: Il violinista verde (cm 195.6 x 108) / 1923; from Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, website (http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/) (11-2011): Green Violinist (Violiniste), 1923–24. Oil on canvas, 78 x 42 3/4 inches (198 x 108.6...
    • Le Metafisyx.

    • Le Metafisyx.

    • Paintings; Mixed media; Women; Nudes; Beauty; Aesthetics; Body image; Human body; Body parts

    • Corps de Dames series, 1950; "Child art, which had been a major source of interest for early twentieth-century modernists such as Joan Miró or Paul Klee, was a source here. This was annexed to an adult desire to recover primordial fantasies...
    • 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...
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