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    • Riverfront Break.

    • Contemporary
    • “Johnson is a practitioner of a style sometimes labeled ‘abstract illusionism’, making paintings where apparently solid but abstract forms float in illusionary space. Riverfront Break may have been suggested by the industrial forms of the New...
    • Untitled.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Minimal; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Judd's industrially manufactured, modular pieces, developed from 1966 onwards, were stubbornly empirical investigations of specific materials and visual effects. He shunned mystification and openly declared the nature of his structures. The...
    • Mercenaries II.

    • Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "Set against huge fields of red oxide on mural-sized, unstretched canvases, Golub's figures' frozen poses fleetingly echo those on Greek pottery, but they travesty classical faith in the body." (Caption, p.205); "Another rediscovered American...
    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Books and manuscripts, Medieval
    • A fifteenth century scribe prepared this blank leaf made of animal skin by marking 19 straight lines before writing a text. Animal skin was still being used for many books during this time, although paper was known in Europe by the fourteenth...
    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • McMurrey's baby.

    • Infants; Log cabins
    • A small child, probably Mary McMurray, who died of leukemia shortly after this picture was taken, stands in a wagon or wooden box. A log cabin home is in the background. The baby's father, H. L. McMurray was a Baptist preacher and co-founder of...
    • Viola Allen.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed oval-shaped portrait of actress Viola Allen wearing a toque and sailor-style blouse, possibly her costume for the role of Glory Quayle in "The Christian," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre from March 7-10, 1900. (Her attire...
    • Maxine Elliott 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott with her hair down, wearing a white cotton tunic. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted...
    • Viola Allen as "Glory Quayle".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of actress Viola Allen in costume for the role of Glory Quayle in "The Christian," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre from March 7-10, 1900. She wears a crocheted toque and sailor shirt with tie. Viola Allen was born...
    • Ben-Hur - Alphonz Ethier as Ben-Hur.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Armor; Helmets
    • Character portrait of left profile of stage and screen actor Alphonse (sometimes spelled Alphonz) Ethier in costume as Ben Hur, a role he performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1905. He wears a helmet, chain metal vest, short tunic, and Roman...
    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of right profile of Maxine Elliott. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted on stage in 1890, taking the stage name Maxine Elliott. She...
    • Alphonz Ethier as Ben Hur in "Ben Hur," circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Armor; Helmets
    • Character portrait of stage and screen actor Alphonse (sometimes spelled Alphonz) Ethier in costume as Ben Hur, a role he performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1905. He wears a helmet, chain metal vest, short tunic, and Roman sandals. Ethier was...

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