Amazing Animals in Art

Theme Sheet

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Philip R. Goodwin, United States, 1882–1935
A “Bear” Chance, 1907, oil on canvas
Gift of the National Biscuit Company, 70.64
36 x 26 in. (91.4 x 66.0 cm)

Ishida Yūtei, Japan, 1721–86
Flock of Cranes, 18th century, ink, color, and gold on gilded paper
Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015.79.73.2
62 1/4 × 139 1/2 in. (158.12 × 354.33 cm) (image)
67 1/2 × 145 1/2 × 3/4 in. (171.45 × 369.57 × 1.91 cm) (outer frame)

Nazca, Peru, South America
Vessel in the form of a fish, 100 BCE–600 CE, clay, pigments
The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, 44.3.59
5 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 4 in. (13.7 x 21.0 x 10.2 cm)

Hispano-Moorish, Europe
Statuette, 11th–12th century, gold
The Katherine Kettridge McMillan Memorial Fund, 72.12
4 3/4 x 4 x 2in. (12.1 x 10.2 x 5.1cm)

China, Asia
Horse, 8th century, earthenware with polychrome glaze
The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, 49.1.6
20 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. (52.07 x 51.44 cm)

Edo, Nigeria, Africa
Water pitcher, 18th century, bronze
The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund, 58.9
17 x 26 in. (43.18 x 66.04 cm)

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