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  Name Artist/Origin Date Material
Traveling CofferTraveling CofferOu family of Wenzhou, Zhehian Province, ChinaSouthern Song or Yuan Dynasty, ca. 1250Lacquer over leather, bamboo, wood, metal mounts
The Sultan Mehmet IIThe Sultan Mehmet IIAttr. to Gentile Bellini (Italian, ca. 1429–1507)1480Oil (19th-century repaint) on canvas, possibly transferred from wood
Saltcellar with Portuguese FiguresSaltcellar with Portuguese FiguresEdo artist, Court of Benin, Nigeria15th–16th centuryIvory
Namban (“Southern Barbarians” in Japan)Namban (Southern Barbariansin Japan)Kano School, JapanEdo period, 17th centuryInk, color, and gold on paper
Dish with Grape DesignDish with Grape DesignUnknown artist, Iznik, TurkeyOttoman period, late 16th centuryStone-paste painted under colorless glaze
The FittingThe FittingMary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)1890–91Drypoint and aquatint etching on off-white, moderately thick, moderately textured laid paper
Human Races (Las Castas)Human Races (Las Castas)Unknown artist, Mexico18th centuryOil on canvas
Pelea de Gallos (Fight of the Roosters)Pelea de Gallos (Fight of the Roosters)Miguel Luciano (Puerto Rican, b. 1972)2002Acrylic on canvas
Chi Kan Jo (Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment)Chi Kan Jo (Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment)Kuroda Seiki (Japanese, 1866–1924)1897–1900Oil on canvas
Miss ko2 (Project ko2)Miss ko2 (Project ko2)Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962)1997Oil, acrylic, fiberglass, and iron
Pilgrim FlaskPilgrim FlaskUnknown artist, Venice, Italyca. 1500–25Free-blown glass, enameled and gilded
Porcelain PlatePorcelain PlateUnknown artist, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, ChinaYuan Dynasty, mid-14th centuryPorcelain with underglaze blue
Portrait of East India Company Official (probably William Fullerton)Portrait of East India Company Official (probably William Fullerton)Dip Chand (Indian, active 18th c.)1760-63Opaque watercolor on paper
Double-Sided DiptychDouble-Sided DiptychGondar Workshops, Ethiopia17th–18th centuryTempera on wood
Our Lady of Cocharcas Under the BaldachinOur Lady of Cocharcas Under the BaldachinUnknown artist, Peru1765Oil on canvas
Chûbon no zu (Picture of the Middle Class)Chûbon no zu (Picture of the Middle Class)Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753–1806)Edo period, ca. 1794–95Oban woodcut
Black Stork in a LandscapeBlack Stork in a LandscapeIndia, Lucknow, Uttar Pradeshca. 1780Watercolor on European paper
Bleaching Ground in the Countryside Near HaarlemBleaching Ground in the Countryside Near HaarlemJacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628/9–82)ca. 1670Oil on canvas
Saint George and the DragonSaint George and the DragonAlbrecht Altdorfer (German, 1480–1538)1510Oil on parchment attached to a limewood panel
Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point TrailYosemite Valley, Glacier Point TrailAlbert Bierstadt (American, born Germany, 1830–1902)1834Oil on canvas
Early SpringEarly SpringGuo Xi (Kuo Hsi) (Chinese, ca. 1000–1090)1072Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
Clay Pot Storage Vessel (Masato chomo)Clay Pot Storage Vessel (Masato chomo)Shipibo-Conibo artist, PeruMid-20th centuryClay, sempa protium (interior resin), yomoshon (exterior resin), mineral pigments
Gela Mask (The Ancient One)Gela Mask (The Ancient One)Wee artist, Liberia/Cote d’Ivoire20th centuryWood, raffia, cloth, teeth, feathers, hair, fiber cord, cowrie shells, mud, and pigment
Possum AncestorsPossum AncestorsAnatjari (Yanyatjarri) Tjakamarra (Australian, Pintupi language group, ca. 1938–1992)1975Acrylic
Falls of the YosemiteFalls of the YosemiteEadweard Muybridge (British, emigrated to the US, 1830–1904)1872–1873Albumen print
The Serpent MoundThe Serpent MoundPossibly Adena culture (500 BCE–200 CE) or Fort Ancient culture (1000 CE–1550 CE)ca. 1000–1200 CEClay, rock, and soil
Spiral JettySpiral JettyRobert Smithson (American, 1938–1973)1970Mud, precipitated salt crystals, rocks, and water
Wallowa Mountains MemoryWallowa Mountains MemoryKay WalkingStick (American, Cherokee, b. 1935)2004Oil and gold leaf on wood
The Red RibbonThe Red RibbonTurenscape with the Graduate School of Landscape Architecture, Peking University. Kongjian Yu (Chinese, b. 1963) (principal designer)Designed July 2005–May 2006. Completed July 2006Fiber Steel
Frescoed Wall from the House of LiviaFrescoed Wall from the House of LiviaRoman artistca. 1st century BCEMural
Suijin Shrine and Massaki on Sumida River from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoSuijin Shrine and Massaki on Sumida River from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoUtagawa (Ando) Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858)Edo Period, 1856Woodblock print
Central Park (view of the Turtle Pond)Central Park (view of the Turtle Pond)Frederick Law Olmsted (American, 1822–1903) and Calvert Vaux (English, 1824–1895)Originally designed 1857Stone, earth, topsoil, water, various tree and plant species
The Penitence of St. Jerome (triptych) The Penitence of St. Jerome (triptych) Joachim Patinir (Netherlandish, d. 1524)ca. 1518Oil on wood
View of the gardens at Stourhead EstateView of the gardens at Stourhead EstateHenry Hoare II (1705–1785) and Henry Flitcroft (1687–1768) (designers)1741–1765Garden
ParthenonParthenonIktinos and Kallikrates (architects); Pheidias (fl. c. 490–430 BC) (sculptor)ca. 447/6–433/2 BCEMarble
Bartolomeo ColleoniBartolomeo ColleoniAndrea del Verrocchio (Italian, 1435–1488)1480sBronze
The Working Class (detail)The Working Class (detail)José Clemente Orozco (Mexican, 1883–1949)1926Fresco
Chrysler BuildingChrysler BuildingWilliam van Alen (American, 1882/3–1954)1928–1930Steel frame, brick, concrete, masonry, and metal cladding
The City RisesThe City RisesUmberto Boccioni (Italian, 1882–1916)1910Oil on canvas
View of DelftView of DelftJohannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632–1675)ca. 1660–1661Oil on canvas
Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi Yoru no Kei) from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi Yoru no Kei) from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858)1856Color woodblock print
Paris Street; Rainy DayParis Street; Rainy DayGustave Caillebotte (French, 1848–1894)1877Oil on canvas
Great MosqueGreat MosqueUnknown artist(s), Niger Inland Delta, Mopti Region, Mali1906–07Mud brick and palm wood
Ruins of the White Temple and ZigguratRuins of the White Temple and ZigguratUnknown artist(s). Uruk, Mesopotamiaca. 3200–3000 BCEBrick
Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Peace)Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Peace)Unknown artist(s), Rome13–9 BCEMarble
St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s SquareSt. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s SquareMichelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564), Carlo Moderno (Italian, 1556–1629), Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598–1680), et al.ca. 1506–1667Travertine marble
Tribute to Jackie RobinsonTribute to Jackie RobinsonDavid McShane (American, b. ca. 1970)1997Mural
I Hear you BroI Hear you BroDarius Jones (Leon Reid IV) (American, b. 1979) in collaboration with Brad Downey (American, b. 1980)2003Aluminum, Spray Enamel
La grande vitesseLa grande vitesseAlexander Calder (American, 1898–1976)1969Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Benjamin Franklin ParkwayBenjamin Franklin ParkwayPaul Philippe Cret (French, 1876–1945) and Jacques Greber (French, 1882–1962) (designers)1917–1926Pavement and trees
The Gates, Project for Central Park, New YorkThe Gates, Project for Central Park, New YorkChristo (American, Bulgarian-born, b. 1935) and Jeanne-Claude (American, French-born, 1935-2009)1979–2005Vinyl poles, nylon fabric, and metal bases
The New York City WaterfallsThe New York City WaterfallsOlafur Eliasson (Danish, b. 1967)2008Scaffolding and piping
CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Warsaw Pact Troops invade Prague. In front of the Radio Headquarters.CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Prague. August 1968. Warsaw Pact Troops invade Prague. In front of the Radio Headquarters.Josef Koudelka (Czech/French, b. 1938)August 1968Archival print
Guernica Guernica Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)1937Oil on canvas
Y no hai Remedio (And There’s Nothing to Be Done)Y no hai Remedio (And There’s Nothing to Be Done)Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)1810–23Etching, drypoint, burin, and burnisher
The Execution of Emperor MaximilianThe Execution of Emperor MaximilianÉdouard Manet (French, 1832–1883)1868–69Oil on canvas
Afghan soldiers from the ruling Taliban movement and visiting journalists stand in front of one of the destroyed Buddha statues in the central province of Bamiyan, March 26, 2001.Afghan soldiers from the ruling Taliban movement and visiting journalists stand in front of one of the destroyed Buddha statues in the central province of Bamiyan, March 26, 2001.Sayed Salahuddin (Afghan, b. 1970)2001Photograph
The Legislative BellyThe Legislative BellyHonoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879)1834Lithograph
Books!Books!Aleksandr (Alexander) Mikhailovich Rodchenko, (Russian, 1891–1956)1924Color poster
Chairman Mao en Route to AnyuanChairman Mao en Route to AnyuanChinese School20th centuryColor lithograph
Converging Territories #30Converging Territories #30Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)2004/5C-41 print, face-mounted on plexiglass and aluminum
Hagia Sophia (exterior)Hagia Sophia (exterior)Anthemius of Tralles (Greek, active 6th c.) and Isidorus of Miletus (Greek, active 6th c.) (architects)Begun 532–537Brick, stone, stucco, and other materials
The Earth Spider Creating Monsters in the Mansion of Minamoto no YorimitsuThe Earth Spider Creating Monsters in the Mansion of Minamoto no YorimitsuUtagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)1843Woodblock print
Battle of Til-Tuba (Battle of the River Ulai) (detail)Battle of Til-Tuba (Battle of the River Ulai) (detail)Unknown artist(s), Nineveh, IraqNeo-Assyrian, ca. 660–650 BCELimestone relief
Fish and RocksFish and RocksBada Shanren (Zhu Da) (Chinese, 1626–1705)Qing Dynasty, 1699Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Calvinist IconoclasmCalvinist IconoclasmFranz Hogenberg (German, ca. 1540– ca. 1590)ca. 1566Etching
La quema de los Judas (The Burning of the Judases)La quema de los Judas (The Burning of the Judases)Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886–1957)1923–24Mural
Alabama Loyalists Greeting the Federal Gun-Boats from Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)Alabama Loyalists Greeting the Federal Gun-Boats from Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)Kara Walker (American, b. 1969)2005Offset lithography and silkscreen
The Third of May, 1808The Third of May, 1808Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)1814Oil on canvas
Doryphoros (Canon)Doryphoros (Canon)After Polykleitos of Argos (Greek, ca. 480/475–415 BCE)450–440 BCEBronze
Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten) and NefertitiAmenhotep IV (Akhenaten) and NefertitiUnknown artist, Tell el-Amarna, EgyptNew Kingdom, Amarna Period, 1345–1337 BCEPainted limestone
Fa’a fafine: In a Manner of a Woman, Triptych 1Fa’a fafine: In a Manner of a Woman, Triptych 1Shigeyuki Kihara (Japanese-Samoan, b. 1975)2004–2005Chromogenic print on “Fujicolor Professional Paper”
Male and Female Twin Figures (flanitokelew)Male and Female Twin Figures (flanitokelew)Bamana artist, Kala, Mali20th centuryWood, metal
Madame X (Madame Gautreau)Madame X (Madame Gautreau)John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)1883–84Oil on canvas
The Creation of AdamThe Creation of AdamMichelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564)ca. 1510Fresco
Female FigureFemale FigureUnknown artist (probably Syrian), Nimrud, IraqNeo-Assyrian, ca. 8th century BCEIvory
Te Arii Vahine (The King’s Wife)Te Arii Vahine (The King’s Wife)Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)1896Oil on canvas
Vitruvian ManVitruvian ManLeonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519)1492Pen and ink
Fragment of a wall relief showing the sister of DjehutyhotepFragment of a wall relief showing the sister of DjehutyhotepUnknown artist, Deir el-Bersha, EgyptMiddle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1850 BCEPainted limestone relief
Shrine VesselShrine VesselGa’anda artist, Nigeria/Chad20th centuryTerracotta
Vamana Temple (exterior)Vamana Temple (exterior)Unknown artist, India11th centurySandstone
Life Mask of Chief Tapua Te WhanoaLife Mask of Chief Tapua Te WhanoaMaori artist, New Zealand1854Tinted cast incised with small bone adze dipped in liquid charcoal
Portrait of Woman Wearing CorsetPortrait of Woman Wearing CorsetUnknown artist, United Statesca. 1899Photographic print
Man’s CorsetMan’s CorsetDinka artist, SudanSecond half of the 20th centuryBeads, fiber, leather
Adam and Eve Banished from ParadiseAdam and Eve Banished from ParadiseMasaccio (Italian, 1401–28)ca. 1427Fresco
Statue of AphroditeStatue of AphroditeRoman artist1st–2nd century CE copy after Greek original ca. 3rd–2nd century BCEMarble
Meat JoyMeat JoyCarolee Schneemann (American, b. 1939)1964Group performance with raw fish, chickens, sausages, wet paint, plastic, rope, and shredded scrap paper
The Ecstasy of St. TeresaThe Ecstasy of St. TeresaGian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598–1680)1647–52Marble, stucco, and gilt bronze
Garden of Earthly DelightsGarden of Earthly DelightsHieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, ca. 1450–1516)ca. 1500–1505Oil on wood panel
The Night Journey of Muhammad on His Steed, Buraq from the Bustan of SacdiThe Night Journey of Muhammad on His Steed, Buraq from the Bustan of SacdiUnknown painter; Sultan Muhammad Nur (calligrapher) (Uzbekistani, active first half of 16th century)1514Colors, ink, and gold on paper
The ScreamThe ScreamEdvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863–1944)1893Tempera and pastels on cardboard
The False MirrorThe False MirrorRené Magritte (Belgian, 1898–1967)1928Oil on canvas
Le Pont-au-Change (The Exchange Bridge, Paris)Le Pont-au-Change (The Exchange Bridge, Paris)Charles Méryon (French, 1821–1868)1854Etching
St. Francis of AssisiSt. Francis of AssisiFrancisco de Zurbaràn (Spanish, 1598–1644)ca. 1640Oil on canvas
The Four SleepersThe Four SleepersMokuan Reien (Japanese, d. 1345)14th centuryInk on paper
Revenge of the GoldfishRevenge of the GoldfishSandy Skoglund (American, b. 1946)1981Cibachrome color photograph
Women’s Dreamings of the Tanami Desert 2Women’s Dreamings of the Tanami Desert 2Margaret Anjullu (Anjule Bumblebee) (Aboriginal, n.d.)1996Acrylic on canvas
“Sisilia Sii–Weaver”“Sisilia Sii–Weaver”Flores Island, Indonesia20th centuryVideo still
Utatane soshi emaki (A Wakeful Sleep)Utatane soshi emaki (A Wakeful Sleep)Tosa Mitsunobu (Japanese, 1434–1525)Late 15th–early 16th centuryInk, color, and gold on paper
Dream, Caused by the Flight of a Bee (Around a Pomegranate, a Second Before Waking Up)Dream, Caused by the Flight of a Bee (Around a Pomegranate, a Second Before Waking Up)Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904–1989)1944Oil on wood
Angel of the RevelationAngel of the RevelationWilliam Blake (English, 1757–1827)ca. 1803–05Watercolor, pen, and black ink, over traces of graphite
The JungleThe JungleWifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902–1982)1943Gouache on paper mounted on canvas
The Broken ColumnThe Broken ColumnFrida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954)1944Oil on masonite
HeadrestHeadrestShona artist, Zimbabwe19th–20th centuryWood
Lintel 25 of Yaxchilán Structure 23Lintel 25 of Yaxchilán Structure 23Maya artist, Yaxchilán, Chiapas, MexicoLate Classic period, 600–900 CELimestone relief
Lienzo of IhuitlanLienzo of IhuitlanMexican School, OaxacaMid-16th centuryCotton, dyed pigments, and ink
Lictors Returning to Brutus the Bodies of his SonsLictors Returning to Brutus the Bodies of his SonsJacques-Louis David (French, 1748–1825)1789Oil on canvas
Memory Board (lukasa)Memory Board (lukasa)Luba artist, Democratic Republic of the Congo20th centuryWood, beads, nails, cowrie shells
The Railroad Stations Were at Times So Over-Packed with People Leaving that Special Guards Had to Be Called in to Keep Order from the Migration SeriesThe Railroad Stations Were at Times So Over-Packed with People Leaving that Special Guards Had to Be Called in to Keep Order from the Migration SeriesJacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000)1940–1941Tempera on gesso on composition board
Surrender of BredaSurrender of BredaDiego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish, 1599–1660)1634–35Oil on canvas
“Many fall in battle and King Harold is killed” (detail) from the Bayeux Tapestry“Many fall in battle and King Harold is killed” (detail) from the Bayeux TapestryUnknown artist(s), France or EnglandBefore 1082Wool embroidery on linen
“Alexander Fights the Monster of Habash” from the Shahnama“Alexander Fights the Monster of Habash” from the ShahnamaUnknown artist, Tabriz, IranBefore 1335Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper
“Battle of Lanka, between Rama and Ravana, King of the Rakshasas” from the Ramayana“Battle of Lanka, between Rama and Ravana, King of the Rakshasas” from the RamayanaRajasthani School, IndiaEarly 19th centuryWatercolor on paper
Column of Trajan Column of Trajan Roman artist(s)113Marble
Stu-mick-o-súcks, Buffalo Bull’s Back Fat, head chief, Blood TribeStu-mick-o-súcks, Buffalo Bull’s Back Fat, head chief, Blood TribeGeorge Catlin (American, 1796–1872)1832Oil on canvas
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeMemorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropePeter Eisenman (American, b. 1932)1999–2005Concrete
American Marines Raising American Flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo JimaAmerican Marines Raising American Flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo JimaRosenthal, Joe (American, 1911–2006)1945Gelatin silver print
Mulackstrasse 37, Berlin from The Writing on the Wall, Projections in Berlin’s Jewish QuarterMulackstrasse 37, Berlin from The Writing on the Wall, Projections in Berlin’s Jewish QuarterShimon Attie (American, b. 1957)1993Photograph (of slide projection)
Untitled, page number 21, from the Arrow’s Elk Society LedgerUntitled, page number 21, from the Arrow’s Elk Society LedgerArrow (Elk Society), Cheyenne (active 19th century), Central Plainsca. 1875Graphite and colored pencil on ledger paper
Racing Clocks Run Slow: Archaeology of a RacetrackRacing Clocks Run Slow: Archaeology of a RacetrackShimon Attie (American, b. 1957)2007(Still from) Three-channel high-definition video installation
The Triumphal Arch of Maximilian IThe Triumphal Arch of Maximilian IAlbrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528) and others1515 (published 1517–18)Woodcut
The Triumph of Juliers from the Marie de’ Medici CycleThe Triumph of Juliers from the Marie de’ Medici CyclePeter Paul Rubens (1577–1640)1622–25Oil on canvas
Barong MaskBarong MaskBalinese artist, IndonesiaEarly to mid-20th centuryWood, leather, twine, wire, hair, mirrors, pigment
Louis XIVLouis XIVHyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743)1701Oil on canvas
Coronation sword and scabbard of the Kings of FranceCoronation sword and scabbard of the Kings of FranceFrench artist10th–13th century (with later additions)Gold, lapis lazuli, steel, glass, gilt silver, cabochons, gem stones, with embroidered velvet
Basin (known as the Baptistère of Saint Louis)Basin (known as the Baptistère of Saint Louis)Mohammed ibn al-Zain (Egyptian or Syrian)Mamluk Period, ca. 1320–1340Brass inlaid with silver and gold
Burning Man EffigyBurning Man EffigyAmerican artistEarly 21st centuryWood, nails
Feathered helmet (mahiole)Feathered helmet (mahiole)Hawaiian artist, PolynesiaPre-19th centuryPlant fiber, feather
Procession of Tribute BearersProcession of Tribute BearersUnknown artist(s), PersepolisAchaemenid Period, 559–330 BCEStone relief
Mask (sowei)Mask (sowei)Mende artist, Sierra Leone19th centuryWood, pigment, plant fiber
Court DressCourt DressBritish artistca. 1750Blue silk taffeta brocaded with silver thread
Soul Recovery Ceremony paraphernaliaSoul Recovery Ceremony paraphernaliaCHiXapkaid (Michael Pavel) (b. 1959); Kay-UAmihs (Winona Plant); and Sm3tcoom (Delbert Miller) (1944-2005), Skokomish Indian Nation, Southern Puget Salish, Pacific Northwest2008Wood, paint, cedar bark, grass, imitation huckleberries
Shah Jahan Watching an Elephant FightShah Jahan Watching an Elephant FightAttributed to BulaqiMughal Period, ca. 1639Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Carnival au Cap HaitienCarnival au Cap HaitienRony Leonidas (Haitian, b. 1946)20th centuryOil on board
Royal Crown (adènlà)Royal Crown (adènlà)Yoruba artist, Nigeria20th centuryGlass beads, fiber, cloth, and thread
StoolStoolAttributed to the Buli Master, Luba, Democratic Republic of Congo19th centuryWood, metal studs
Power Figure (Nkisi nkondi)Power Figure (Nkisi nkondi)Yombe artist and ritual specialist, Democratic Republic of Congo18th–19th centuryWood, metal, nails, mirrors, cloth, cordage, beads, and cowrie shells
Woman’s Mantle (chyrpy)Woman’s Mantle (chyrpy)Tekke artist, Turkmen, Turkmenistan19th or 20th centuryEmbroidered silk
House Post FigureHouse Post FigureKambot (Tin Dama) artist, Karem River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea19th centuryWood, paint, and fiber
La Mezquita (Great Mosque) (interior)La Mezquita (Great Mosque) (interior)Unknown architect(s) (possibly Syrian), Andalucía (Islamic Spain)Umayyad Dynasty, begun ca. 784–86; enlarged in the 9th and 10th centuriesStone, brick, marble, porphyry, jasper, and other materials
Shiva Vinadhara (Holder of the Lute)Shiva Vinadhara (Holder of the Lute)Unknown artist, IndiaChola Dynasty, ca. 950Bronze
Shakyamuni BuddhaShakyamuni BuddhaUnknown artist, Nepal1200–1299Copper
Dance Vest with Esù Staff FiguresDance Vest with Esù Staff FiguresYoruba artist, Igbóminà Region, Nigeria20th centuryWood, cowrie shells, leather, and pigment
Isenheim Altarpiece (exterior)Isenheim Altarpiece (exterior)Mathis Gothart Neithart (Matthias Grünewald) (German, 1480–1528)ca. 1515Oil on wood panel
Cosmological Diagram (Map of the Heavens) from the Phenomena of AratusCosmological Diagram (Map of the Heavens) from the Phenomena of AratusFrench Schoolca. 1000Vellum
El Castillo (The Castle)El Castillo (The Castle)Unknown architect(s), Mayan, Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, Mexicoca. 800–1000Stone
Te wehenga o Rangi Raua ko Papa (The Separation of Rangi and Papa)Te wehenga o Rangi Raua ko Papa (The Separation of Rangi and Papa)Cliff Whiting (Maori, b. 1936)1969–76Carved and painted wood
Ascension Dome from the Basilica di San Marco (St. Mark’s Basilica)Ascension Dome from the Basilica di San Marco (St. Mark’s Basilica)Probably Greek or Byzantine artist(s), Venice, Italy1150–1200Mosaic
Icon of the Virgin of VladimirIcon of the Virgin of VladimirMoscow SchoolLate 17th centuryGold leaf and tempera on panel
Vishnu Reclining on a Serpent from the Bhagavata PuranaVishnu Reclining on a Serpent from the Bhagavata PuranaKalurama (Indian, n.d.)1863Paint on paper
Dorsal Headdress (meiityk-re kru wapu)Dorsal Headdress (meiityk-re kru wapu)Kayapó Mekrãgnoti artist, Brazil20th centuryCotton, fibers, bamboo, vegetal fibers, feathers (red macaw, harpy eagle, bare-faced curassow),
Forest as a TempleForest as a TempleVitaly Komar (Russian, b. 1943)2007Tempera and oil on canvas
The Garden of Love (Improvisation Number 27)The Garden of Love (Improvisation Number 27)Wassily Kandinsky (French, born Russia, 1866–1944)1912Oil on canvas
Zeus of Artemision (also called Poseidon)Zeus of Artemision (also called Poseidon)Unknown Artist, Greececa. 460 BCEBronze
Aerial View of Notre Dame CathedralAerial View of Notre Dame CathedralUnknown architect(s), Franceca. 1163–1345Stone
Ka’baKa’baUnknown architect(s), MeccaRebuilt multiple times; latest 17th centuryGranite and marble, covered with silk
Reliquary ArmReliquary ArmUnknown artist, Valley of the Meuse, (present-day Belgium)ca. 1230Silver over oak; hand: bronze-gilt; appliqué plaques: silver-gilt, niello and cabochon stones
La Calavera de la CatrinaLa Calavera de la CatrinaJosé Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1852–1913)1913Zinc etching
Bis PoleBis PoleAsmat artist(s), Omadsep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, IndonesiaLate 1950sWood, paint, and fiber
Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)Yoruba artist, NigeriaEarly 20th centuryWood
Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (The Ambassadors)Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (The Ambassadors)Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497–1543)1533Oil on oak
My Love Sings When the Flower is Near (The Philosopher and the Woman)My Love Sings When the Flower is Near (The Philosopher and the Woman)Angelo Filomeno (Italian, b. 1963)2007Embroidery on silk shantung stretched over linen with crystals
Memorial for Solomon and Joseph HaysMemorial for Solomon and Joseph HaysUnknown artist, United States1801Watercolor, pearls, gold wire, beads, and locks of blond and brown hair (natural, chopped and dissolved) on ivory
Eagle CoffinEagle CoffinWorkshop of Kane Quaye, Teshe, Ghana1991Painted wood
Death leading a doctor holding a vial of urine. La Danse Macabre.Death leading a doctor holding a vial of urine. La Danse Macabre.Unknown artist, FranceLate 15th centuryTempera on parchment
Triumph of DeathTriumph of DeathPieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, c. 1525–1569)ca. 1562Oil on panel
A page from the Ars MoriendiA page from the Ars MoriendiUnknown artist, Germanyca. 1466Woodcut
Terracotta Army (detail) from the Tomb Complex of Qin Shi HuangdiTerracotta Army (detail) from the Tomb Complex of Qin Shi HuangdiUnknown artist(s), ChinaQin Dynasty, ca. 210 BCETerracotta
Kha and His Wife Meryt Before Osiris (detail) from the Book of the DeadKha and His Wife Meryt Before Osiris (detail) from the Book of the DeadUnknown artist, EgyptNew Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1567 BCE–320 BCEPigment on papyrus
Realm of Hungry Ghosts (from The Six Realms of Rebirth)Realm of Hungry Ghosts (from The Six Realms of Rebirth)School of/Style of Hirotaka, JapanEdo period, 19th century copy of 13th century originalInk and color on paper
Coffin of HenettawyCoffin of HenettawyUnknown Artist, Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, EgyptThird Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1040 BCE–992 BCEGessoed and painted wood
Ancestral Effigy (Rambaramp)Ancestral Effigy (Rambaramp)Vanuatu artist(s), Tomman Island, Vatbuyang Village, VanuatuMid-20th centuryFiber, bamboo, bone, paint
Funeral Portrait of a WomanFuneral Portrait of a WomanUnknown Artist, EgyptRoman Period, 1st – 3rd centuryEncaustic wax painting on wood
Bag (taghrek)Bag (taghrek)Andi Ouhoulou (Tuareg, Kel Ewey, n.d.), Agadez, Niger2004Leather, pigment, metal
Tar Beach 2Tar Beach 2Faith Ringgold (American, b. 1930)1990Silkscreen on silk
Blocks, Strips, Strings, and Half-Squares QuiltBlocks, Strips, Strings, and Half-Squares QuiltMary Lee Bendolph (American, b. 1935), Gee’s Bend Quilter’s Collective, Gee’s Bend, AL2005Cotton
Brush HolderBrush HolderKorean artistChosôn Dynasty, late 18th–19th centuryPorcelain
Grapevine in the WindGrapevine in the WindKorean artistChosôn Dynasty, 16th centuryInk on silk
Bud (William) Fields, Lily Rogers Fields, and Lilian FieldsBud (William) Fields, Lily Rogers Fields, and Lilian FieldsWalker Evans (American, 1903–1975)1935–36Gelatin silver print
“Wassily” Chair“Wassily” ChairMarcel Breuer (American, born Hungary, 1902–81). Manufactured by Standard Möbel, Germany1927–28Chrome-plated tubular steel, canvas upholstery
Theatrical decoration with figuresTheatrical decoration with figuresUnknown artist, Pompeii, Italyca. 1st centuryFresco
TableTablePhilip Speakman Webb (British, 1831–1915)(designer)ca. 1865Oak
The Orchard (also called The Seasons)The Orchard (also called The Seasons)William Morris (British, English, 1834–1896) and John Henry Dearle (British, 1860–1932) (designers)ca. 1890Tapestry woven in wool, silk and mohair on a cotton warp
Dutch Family in an InteriorDutch Family in an InteriorJan Olis (Dutch, ca.1610–76)1634Oil on panel
Fallingwater (exterior)Fallingwater (exterior)Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959)1936–38Concrete, steel, stone, and glass
Villa SavoyeVilla SavoyeLe Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) (Swiss, 1887–1965)1929–1931Concrete and masonry
Tent Door Cover (ensi)Tent Door Cover (ensi)Turkmen (Turkoman) artist19th centuryWool
Kirghiz YurtKirghiz YurtKirghiz maker(s)20th centuryFelted-wool with appliqué, animal hair, wooden reed supports
Honeycomb QuiltHoneycomb QuiltElizabeth Van Horne Clarkson (American, 1771–1852)ca. 1830Cotton
Prato Haggadah, Folio 11rPrato Haggadah, Folio 11rUnknown artist, Spainca. 1300Ink, gesso, paint, and gold leaf on parchment
For the GuggenheimFor the GuggenheimJenny Holzer (American, b. 1950)September 26–December 31, 2008(Photograph of) light projection
Poems with Floral DecorationPoems with Floral DecorationKojima Soshin (Japanese, 1580–ca. 1656)Edo period, 1652Handscroll; ink and color on gold-decorated paper
Lindisfarne Gospels, fol. 29 (Cotton MS, Nero D.IV)Lindisfarne Gospels, fol. 29 (Cotton MS, Nero D.IV)Attr. to Bishop Eadfrith of Lindisfarne (698–721), Northumbria (England)ca. 680–720Ink, pigments and gold on vellum
Venus Table from the Dresden CodexVenus Table from the Dresden CodexMaya artist, Yucatán Peninsula probably, MesoamericaPre-Columbian, ca. 13th–14th centuryPaint and lime plaster on Amate (ficus) fiber paper
Leaf from a Qur’an ManuscriptLeaf from a Qur’an ManuscriptUnknown artist, attr. to Spain13th–14th centuryInk, colors, and gold on vellum
OOFOOFEd Ruscha (American, b. 1937)1962, reworked 1963Oil on canvas
Stela of MentuwoserStela of MentuwoserEgyptian artist, Abydos possibly, Northern Upper EgyptMiddle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1954 BCEPainted limestone
Quotations from Chairman MaoQuotations from Chairman MaoXu Bing (Chinese, b. 1955)2001Ink on paper, Japanese silk backing
One and Three ChairsOne and Three ChairsJoseph Kosuth (American, b. 1945)1965Wood chair, black and white photograph, and text
Book Cover for Zang Tumb TumbBook Cover for Zang Tumb TumbFilippo Tommaso Marinetti (Italian, 1876–1944)1914Type on colored paper
Graffiti TagGraffiti TagFaro (Egyptian, active early 21st century)ca. 2006–2009Spray paint
La Trahison des images (Ceci n’est pas une pipe)La Trahison des images (Ceci n’est pas une pipe)René Magritte (Belgian, 1898–1967)1929Oil on canvas
Bamboo in the WindBamboo in the WindWu Zhen (Chinese, 1280–1354)Yuan Dynasty, 1350Ink on paper
The Five ScrollsThe Five ScrollsAaron Wolf Herlingen (Austrian, ca. 1700–ca. 1757)1748Ink and gold leaf on paper
Abstract Figures on PaperAbstract Figures on PaperJohn J.B. Murry (Murray) (American, 1908–1988)1984Tempera and felt-tip pen on paper
Biblia Latina (Latin Bible)Biblia Latina (Latin Bible)Johann Gutenberg (German, ca. 1400–1468) (publisher)ca. 1455Type on vellum
Portrait of Fath ‘Ali ShahPortrait of Fath ‘Ali ShahMirza Baba (Persian, active 1789–1810)1798–99Oil on canvas
James, Seventh Earl of Derby, His Lady and ChildJames, Seventh Earl of Derby, His Lady and ChildSir Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641)1632–1641Oil on canvas
The Thinker: Portrait of Louis N. KentonThe Thinker: Portrait of Louis N. KentonThomas Eakins (American, 1844–1916)1900Oil on canvas
Standing Statue of HatshepsutStanding Statue of HatshepsutUnknown artist, Thebes, EgyptNew Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1479–1458 BCEGranite (originally with paint)
Kuya-Shonin (Saint Kuya)Kuya-Shonin (Saint Kuya)Kosho (Japan, active late 12th–early 13th century)Kamakura Period, early 13th centuryWood
Henry VIII, King of EnglandHenry VIII, King of EnglandHans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497–1543) or Workshopca. 1540Oil on panel
Andy WarholAndy WarholAlice Neel (American, 1900–1984)1970Oil on canvas
Gertrude SteinGertrude SteinPablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)1906Oil on canvas
Portrait HeadPortrait HeadMoche artist, Peruca. 200–800 CEClay with paint
Kennedy Family on beach, Hyannis Port, 1959 (Caroline overhead)Kennedy Family on beach, Hyannis Port, 1959 (Caroline overhead)Mark Shaw (American, 1922–1969)1959Vintage gelatin silver print
Don Gaspar de Guzmán (1587–1645), Count-Duke of OlivaresDon Gaspar de Guzmán (1587–1645), Count-Duke of OlivaresDiego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish, 1599–1660)ca. 1635Oil on canvas
Diane von FurstenbergDiane von FurstenbergAndy Warhol (American, 1928–1987)1974Screenprint
Equestrian Portrait of the Count-Duke OlivaresEquestrian Portrait of the Count-Duke OlivaresKehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977).2005Oil on canvas
Royal Portrait Head (“Head of Sargon the Great”)Royal Portrait Head (“Head of Sargon the Great”)Unknown artist, NinevehAkkadian Period, ca. 2300–2200 BCEBronze
Lady with Mink and VeilLady with Mink and VeilOtto Dix (German, 1891–1969)1920Oil and tempera on canvas mounted on cardboard
Napoleon I on His Imperial ThroneNapoleon I on His Imperial ThroneJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867)1806Oil on canvas
Memorial HeadMemorial HeadAkan artist, Twifo region, Hemang city, Ghana17th centuryTerracotta, roots, quartz fragments