Acquisitions
2005


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Sean Scully
(USA, b. Ireland, 1945)
USA, 20th C.
Munich Mirrors 2003–2004
Etching, aquatint, and spitbite on Zerkall Butten paper, 31/40 from Munich Mirrors. Printed by Melissa Mayer Galbraith and Alexander Nusslein, Munich, Germany
13-3/8 x 9-1/4 in. (plate); 23-3/4 x 19-11/16 in. (sheet)
338 x 236 mm. (plate); 630 x 503 mm. (sheet)
Provenance: Sean Scully, New York, NY
2005.1.1–7, Gift of the artist

Pieter van der Heyden
(Netherlands, c. 1530–c. 1575)
Netherlands, 16th C.
Summer (after Pieter Breughel the Elder, Flanders [now Belgium], 1525/1530–1569) 1570
Engraving, from the set of the Four Seasons. Bastelaer 202 a/d; Le Beer 78 i/iii; H. 202 i/ii
225 x 285 mm. (comp.); 243 x 306 mm. (sheet)
Provenance: Lucien Goldschmidt, NY, c. mid-1980s; private collection, NY; consigned to R.E. Lewis and Daughter Original Prints (dealer), San Rafael, CA
2005.2, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Adriaen van Ostade
(Netherlands, 1610–1685)
Netherlands, 17th C.
The Breakfast (Meal in a Tavern) 1647–52
Etching and drypoint. Godefroy 50 iii/xii
7-15/16 x 10-1/8 in.
201 x 257 mm. (unevenly trimmed to margin)
Provenance: Dr. Karl Herweg, Recklinghausen, Germany; Lucien Goldschmidt, NY; private collection; consigned to R.E. Lewis and Daughter Original Prints (dealer), San Rafael, CA
2005.3, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Félix Hilaire Buhot
(France, 1847–1898)
France, 19th C.
The Cliff – Bay of St. Malo (La Falaise – Baie de Saint-Malo) 1886–90
Etching, drypoint, aquatint, roulette, and spitbite over heliogravure. B/G 165 v/vi
226 x 296 mm. (comp.); 300 x 400 mm. (border); 470 x 600 mm. (sheet)
Provenance: Swann Galleries auction, November, 2000; R.E. Lewis and Daughter Original Prints (dealer), San Rafael, CA
2005.4, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Edward Weston
(USA, 1886–1958)
USA, 20th C.
Diego Rivera Wearing a Hat
Platinum print
7-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. (sight)
19 x 24 cm. (sight)
Provenance: Joyce Campbell; by bequest to Arthur A. Campbell, Bethesda, MD, 2004
2005.5, Given in memory of Joyce Campbell by her brother, Arthur A. Campbell

Edward Weston
(USA, 1886–1958)
USA, 20th C.
Profile of Leo Eloesser as a Young Man
Gelatin-silver print
5 x 5 in. (image); 14 x 12-3/4 in. (sheet)
12.6 x 12.6 cm. (image); 35.6 x 32.3 cm. (sheet)
Provenance: Joyce Campbell; by bequest to Arthur A. Campbell, Bethesda, MD, 2004
2005.6, Given in memory of Joyce Campbell by her brother, Arthur A. Campbell

Edward Weston
(USA, 1886–1958)
USA, 20th C.
Dr. Leo Eloesser at the Helm (Dr. Leo Eloesser Wearing a Beret) 1928
Gelatin-silver print
9-5/16 x 7 in. (image); 17-5/8 x 14-1/8 in. (support)
23.8 x 17.9 cm. (image); 44.9 x 35.9 cm. (support)
Provenance: Joyce Campbell; by bequest to Arthur A. Campbell, Bethesda, MD, 2004
2005.7, Given in memory of Joyce Campbell by her brother, Arthur A. Campbell

Pieter van der Heyden
(Netherlands, c. 1530–c. 1575)
Netherlands, 16th C.
Spring (after Pieter Breughel the Elder, Flanders [now Belgium], 1525/1530–1569) 1570
Engraving, from the set of the Four Seasons
230 x 290 mm. (border & sheet)
Provenance: Lucien Goldschmidt, NY, c. mid-1980s; private collection, NY; consigned to R.E. Lewis and Daughter Original Prints (dealer), San Rafael, CA
2005.8, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

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Bruce Conner
(USA, b. 1933)
USA, 20th C.
ANGEL KISS 1975
Gelatin-silver print photogram
96 x 40 in.
243.8 x 101.6 cm.
Provenance: Purchased from the artist by Paula and Phillip Kirkeby, Palo Alto, CA, 1975
2005.9, Gift of Paula and Phillip Kirkeby and the Modern and Contemporary Art Fund

Ynez Johnston
(USA, b. 1920)
USA, 20th C.
With Peach and Dragon Emblems 1967–68
Color intaglio with embossing
17-3/4 x 11-3/4 in. (plate) (sight)
450 x 297 mm. (plate) (sight)
Provenance: Paul and Mildred Berg, Stanford, CA
2005.10, Gift of Paul and Millie Berg

Al Held
(USA, 1928–2005)
USA, 20th C.
Torquad II 1985
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 72-1/8 in.
152.4 x 183.2 cm.
Provenance: Donald and Jean Lamm, Santa Fe, NM
2005.11, Gift of Donald and Jean Lamm

Luba
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
20th C.
Drum
Wood, goat leather, and tar/pitch or beeswax
21 x 23 x 22 in.
53.3 x 58.4 x 55.8 x 5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Belgium; Gallerie Ambre Congo, Brussels, Belgium; James Willis Tribal Art (dealer), San Francisco, CA
2005.12, Museum purchase made possible by the Phyllis Wattis Program Fund

Oenpelli Aborigine?
Australia, 20th C.
Old Fish 1950s
Ocher pigments on bark
13-1/2 x 27-1/2 x 1/8 in.
34 x 68 x .3 cm.
Provenance: Purchased from Arnhem Land (dealer) by Church Missionary Society, Sydney, Australia; sold to Paul Ehrlich, 1965; Paul Ehrlich, Stanford, CA
2005.13, Gift of Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich

Gundarama
Australia, 20th C.
Totemic Kangaroo c. 1965
Mineral paint (white and red ochers ?), on bark
31 x 19-1/2 x 1/8 in.
78 x 49 x .3 cm.
Provenance: Purchased form Arnhem Land (dealer) by Church Missionary Society, Sydney, Australia; sold to Paul Ehrlich, 1965; Paul Ehrlich, Stanford, CA
2005.14, Gift of Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich

Ngulei Ngulei
Australia, 20th C.
Thunder Man c. 1965
Ocher pigments on bark
21-1/2 x 13-3/4 x 1/8 in.
55 x 35 x .3 cm.
Provenance: Purchased from Arnhem Land (dealer) by Church Missionary Society, Sydney, Australia; sold to Paul Ehrlich, 1965; Paul Ehrlich, Stanford, CA
2005.15, Gift of Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich

Jan van de Velde II
(Holland, 1593–1641)
Holland, 17th C.
The Sorceress 1626
Engraving. Hollstein 152
8-9/16 x 11-1/2 in.
217 x 292 mm.
Provenance: Private collection, Italy; C. & J. Goodfriend (dealer), New York, NY
2005.16, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Heinrich Aldegrever
(Germany, 1502– after 1555)
Germany, 16th C.
Grotesque Ornament with Bat 1550
Engraving. New Hollstein 282
2-11/16 x 2 in.
68 x 51 mm. (trimmed to margin)
Provenance: Unnamed dealer, NY; Jan Johnson (dealer), Montreal, Canada
2005.17, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Jean Pierre Norblin
(France, 1745–1830)
France, 18th C.
Diogenes Sitting in the Barrel, Addressed by Alexander before 1789
Etching and drypoint. Hillemacher 10 iv/iv
9-11/16 x 7-1/16 in.
244 x 180 mm. (image); 249 x 18.5 mm. (sheet) (irregular)
Provenance: Unnamed dealer, Germany; Jan Johnson (dealer), Montreal, Canada
2005.18, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

Japan, 18th C.
Covered Water Jar for Tea Ceremony
Porcelain with overglaze enamel (Arita ware)
H. 7-1/2 in.; Dia. 6-7/16 in.
H. 19.1 cm.; Dia.16.3 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.19.a–b, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 16th C.
Bowl
Stoneware with celadon glaze
H. 3 in.; Dia. 12-3/4 in.
H. 32.4 cm.; Dia. 7.6 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.20, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 17th C.
Bowl c. 1650
Stoneware with celadon glaze
H. 3 in.; Dia. 18 in.
H. 7.6 cm.; Dia. 45.7 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.21, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 17th – 18th C.
Brush Washer
Jade (nephrite)
2 x 9 x 7-7/8 in.
5.1 x 22.9 x 20 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.22, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 18th C.
Buddha’s Hand Citrus
Jade (nephrite)
2 x 4-1/2 x 1-3/8 in.
5.1 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.23, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 18th C.
Saucer for Snuff
Jade (nephrite)
1/2 x 3-11/16 x 3 in.
1.3 x 9.4 x 7.6 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.24, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 18th – 19th C.
Snuff Bottle 1750–1800
Red on milk glass
3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches
9.5 x 7 x 3.5 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.25, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 18th – 19th C.
Snuff Bottle c. 1800
Agate
3 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 inches
7.9 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.26, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

China, 3rd – 1st C. B.C.
Head c. 200 – 0 B.C.
Terra cotta
4-1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3-1/2 in.
11.4 x 6.4 x 8.9 cm.
Provenance: Frank G. Marcus, Palo Alto, CA; by bequest to John Casey, Palo Alto, CA (d. 2005)
2005.27, Gift of the Estate of Frank G. Marcus

Fleury François Richard
(France, 1777–1852)
France, 19th C.
Death of the Prince de Talmont (La Mort du Prince) 1823
Oil on canvas
32-1/4 x 22 in.
82 x 56 cm.
Provenance: Commissioned by Henriette-Louise, Princess of Talmont; possibly Tremoille sale, 12 June 1926, lot 49; private collection, France; Christies, London, June 25, 1998, lot 330; purchased by Fund for Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.; sold to Stair Sainty Mattheisen Gallery, NY & London, 2000.
2005.35, Museum purchase made possible by the Robert Mondavi Fund and funds realized through the deaccession and sale of gifts from Mortimer C. Leventritt

Richard Anuszkiewicz
(USA, b. 1930)
USA, 20th C.
Equivalent 1966
Liquitex on canvas
24 x 36 in.
61 x 91.5 cm.
Provenance: Sidney Janis, 1966; Margie Blunt, Burlingame, CA
2005.36, Gift of Margaret Lee Blunt

Auguste Rodin
(France, 1840–1917)
France, 19th C.
Standing Partial Figure
Bronze, Coubertin Foundry, 3/8. Posthumous cast authorized by Musée Rodin, 1983
12 x 6-7/16 x 5-1/4 in.
30.5 x 16.4 x 13.4 cm.
Provenance: Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.37, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 14th C. B.C.
Ritual Wine Vessel (pou)
Bronze
H. 7-3/8 in.; Dia. 9-1/2 in.
H. 18.7 cm.; Dia. 24.1 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.38, Gift of Peter S. Bing

   

China, 11th C. B.C.
Ritual Steamer (xian)
Bronze
H. 16-11/16 in.; Dia. 7-9/32 in.
H. 32.3 cm.; Dia. 19.3 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.39, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 11th C. B.C.
Ritual Food Container (gui)
Bronze
6 x 9-3/4 x 7-19/32 in.
14.6 x 24.7 x 19.3 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.40, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 11th C. B.C.
Ritual Wine Vessel (you)
Bronze
8-31/32 x 7-19/32 x 6-1/2 in.
22.8 x 19.3 x 16.5 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.41.a–b, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 9th C. B.C.
Ritual Food Container (gui) 850–800
Bronze
7-3/8 x 14-5/8 x 10-3/32 in.
19.4 x 36.4 x 25.7 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.42, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 16th – 17th C.
Incense Burner in the Form of a Shang Dynasty Ritual Vessel
Bronze
3-1/4 x 5-3/4 x 4-1/4 in.
8.2 x 14.7 x 10.8 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.43, Gift of Peter S. Bing

Thailand, 7th – 8th C.
Head of Hari-Hara c. 700
Sandstone
12 x 5 x 6-1/2 in.
30.5 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm.
Provenance: Leo S. Bing before 1933; Anna Bing Arnold, c. 1987; Peter S. Bing, Los Angeles, CA
2005.44, Gift of Peter S. Bing

China, 18th – 19th C.
Wine Pot for the Thai Court Market c. 1800
Ceramic (Bencharong ware)
5-15/16 x 7-1/2 x 3-1-/2 in.
15.1 x 19 x 8.9 cm.
Provenance: Treasure Market, Stanford, CA, 2005
2005.45, Treasure Market 2005

Japan, 18th C.
Sake Bottle (Tokuri)
Ceramic (Kiseto ware)
H. 8-1/16 in.; Dia. 4-9/16 in.
H. 21 cm.; Dia. 11.5 cm.
Provenance: Treasure Market, Stanford, CA, 2005
2005.46, Treasure Market 2005

Shimada Sekko
(Japan, 1806–1847)
Japan, 19th C.
Daikoku, God of Abundance
Ink on paper, mounted as a hanging scroll
24-7/8 x 11-5/8 in. (painting); 55 x 15-1/4 in. (mounting); 17-1/4 in. (scroll width)
63 x 29.5 cm. (painting); 140 x 35 cm. (mounting); 44 cm. (scroll width)
Provenance: Treasure Market, Stanford, CA, 2005
2005.47.1, Treasure Market 2005

Shimada Sekko
(Japan, 1806–1847)
Japan, 19th C.
Ebisu, God of Good Luck
Ink on paper, mounted as a hanging scroll
24-7/8 x 11-5/8 in. (painting); 55 x 15-1/4 in. (mounting); 17-1/4 in. (scroll width)
63 x 29.5 cm. (painting); 140 x 35 cm. (mounting); 44 cm. (scroll width)
Provenance: Treasure Market, Stanford, CA, 2005
2005.47.2, Treasure Market 2005

Max Weber
(USA, b. Poland, 1881–1961)
USA, 20th C.
Prayer 1920
Linocut. Published by Weyhe Gallery, 1956. Rubenstein 32
9 x 3 in.
230 x 70 mm. (block); 320 x 230 mm. (sheet)
Provenance: East Coast private print dealer; Catherine E. Burns (dealer), Oakland, CA
2005.48, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund



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