Recent Acquisitions

Napoleon Sarony, Oscar Wilde, 1882

Napoleon Sarony (American, born in Canada, 1821–1896), Oscar Wilde, 1882, Albumen print from wet collodion negative, mounted as boudoir print, 30.5 x 18.4 cm (12 x 7 ¼ in.) Sheet,33.0 x 19.0 cm (13 x 7 ½ in.) Mount, Milly and Fritz Kaeser Endowment for Photography, 2020.012

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Nevelson Copy

 

Louise Nevelson American (1899–1988), Sky Sentinels, 1976

Louise Nevelson American (1899–1988) Sky Sentinels, 1976 Painted aluminum Promised gift of Charles Hayes ‘65, in memory of Burton and Naomi Kanter IL2019.006.002

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Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Enamel Ewer, 1849

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Enamel Ewer, 1849, enamel on copper with gilt metal mount, 24 3/8 x 10 inches. Virginia A. Marten Endowment for Decorative Arts, 2020.004

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Meadmore0008 Copy

 

Clement Meadmore (American, born Australia. 1929-2005), Upbeat, 1984

Clement Meadmore (American, born Australia. 1929-2005) Upbeat, 1984 Painted aluminum, Artist’s Proof 9’10” x 6’3” x 6’6” Gift of the Clement Meadmore Foundation

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Acquisitions to its Mesoamerican Collection

Maize Goddess Effigy Urn, 500 BCE–700 CE Monte Alban IIIb Zapotec culture, 500 BCE–700 CE Oaxaca, Mexico Earthenware 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (34.29 x 23.5 x 21.59 cm) Gift of Mrs. William J. Gallagher Jr. 2020.010.001

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Almonds, Oysters, Sweets, Chestnuts and Wine on a Wooden Table, ca. 1605–30

Follower of Osias Beert I, Almonds, Oysters, Sweets, Chestnuts and Wine on a Wooden Table, ca. 1605–30, oil on panel, 18 1/8 x 25 3⁄4 inches. William L. and Erma M. Travis Endowment for the Decorative Arts, 2020.008

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