Acquisitions


Félix Hilaire Buhot
(France, 1847–1898)
France, 19th C.
Frontispiece for Les Graveurs du XIX Siècle par Henri Béraldi, volume IV
Etching. Published by Lemercier. Bourcard/Goodfriend 164 vii/viii
c. 128 x 88 mm. (comp.); 180 x 117 mm. (plate); 230 x 142 mm. (sheet)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchase, Drs. M. and L. Schacht, Scarsdale, N.Y.; Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Los Angeles; Pia Gallo (dealer), New York, NY
2004.38, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund
 
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italy, 1720–1778)
Italy, 18th C.
Parte d’una Pariete di Marmo from Vasi Candelabi Cippi 1769
Etching. Focillon 677
538 x 392 mm. (plate); 780 x 550 mm. (sheet)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Swann Galleries, NY, NY; Pia Gallo (dealer), New York, NY
2004.39, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund
 
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
(Netherlands, 1606–1669)
Netherlands, 17th C.
Sheet of Studies: Portrait of the Artist; A Beggar Couple; Heads of an Old man and an Old Woman c. 1632
Etching. Bartsch 363; Hind 90 ii
970 x 102 mm. (plate); 100 x 106 mm. (sheet)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Drs. M. and L. Schacht, Scarsdale, N.Y.; Hill-Stone Inc., New York, N.Y.; Pia Gallo (dealer), New York, NY
2004.40, Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund
 
Douglas Abdell
(USA, b. 1947)
USA, 20th C.
Kryeti-Aekyad #3 1980
Welded bronze
84 x 120 x 21 in.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Collection Doris and Donald Fisher, Atherton, CA
2004.49, Gift of Doris and Donald Fisher
 
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Brazil, 20th C.
Dance Mask c. 1975
Wood, pigment, and raffia
19 x 13-1/2 x 43-1/4 in. (mask); H. with raffia 35 in.
48.5 x 34.5 x 8.5 cm. (mask); H. with raffia 82 cm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Ex Raines collection; purchased by them from Macy’s in 1979; Marshall and Jacqueline Raines, New York, NY
2004.50, Gift of Marshall and Jacqueline Raines

 
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Brazil, 20th C.
Dance Mask c. 1975
Wood, pigment, and raffia
17-1/2 x 13-3/4 x 3-1/4 in. (mask); H. with raffia 35 in.
45 x 35 x 8.5 cm. (mask); H. with raffia 82 cm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Ex Raines collection; acquired by them from Macy’s, San Francisco, in 1979; Marshall and Jacqueline Raines, New York, NY
2004.51, Gift of Marshall and Jacqueline Raines
 
Botswana, 20th C.
Back Apron 2004
Glass beads, ostrich egg shell, sinew, fiber, plastic, cloth
20 x 54-1/2 x 1/4 in. (width includes stretched-out strings)
50.5 x 138.5 x 1.3 cm. (width includes stretched-out strings)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Field-collected by Manuel Jordán Pérez, AOA curator, in Botswana during research trip, June 2004
2004.52, Museum purchase made possible by the Phyllis Wattis Program Fund
 
Botswana, 20th C.
Milk Container (ehoro)
Wood, leather, metal beads, animal fat, red ochre
11-1/2 x 10 x 10 in.
29 x 25.3 x 25.3 cm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Field-collected by Manuel Jordán Pérez, AOA curator, in Botswana during research trip, June 2004
2004.53, Museum purchase made possible by the Phyllis Wattis Program Fund
 
Botswana, 20th C.
Wig (chikeka) 2004
Fiber, cloth, animal fat, natural pigments
25 x 3-1/2 x 12-1/2 in. (flat/unmounted)
63 x 9 x 31.5 cm. (flat/unmounted)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Field-collected by Manuel Jordán Pérez, AOA curator, in Botswana during research trip, June 2004. The wig was purchased, within a Mbukush refugee area known as Etsha 13, from a woman who wore it during healing rituals and for "cultural ceremonies" performed in the community.
2004.54, Museum purchase made possible by the Phyllis Wattis Program Fund
 
Roy De Forest
(USA, b. 1930)
USA, 20th C.
Untitled (Cowboy and Kangaroo) 1978
Lithograph, 4/30
30 x 44-1/2 in.
763 x 113 mm.
Inscriptions: l.l.: 4/30
Provenance: Salma Khan, San Carlos, CA
2004.55, Gift of Salma Khan, M.D.
 
Theodore Roszak
(USA, b. Poland, 1907–1981)
USA, 20th C.
Untitled (Drawing for Lighter than Air)
Pencil
8-1/2 x 6-1/4 in.
215 x 160 mm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: From the artist’s estate; Sara Jane Roszak, New York, NY
2004.56, Gift of Sara Jane Roszak
 
Theodore Roszak
(USA, b. Poland, 1907–1981)
USA, 20th C.
Untitled (Construction Drawing)
Blue pencil
14-1/4 x 14-3/4 in. (irregular)
363 x 368 mm. (irregular)
Inscriptions: “Sheet Metal Construction” pencil, at center
Provenance: Sara Jane Roszak, New York, NY
2004.57, Gift of Sara Jane Roszak
 
Theodore Roszak
(USA, b. Poland, 1907–1981)
USA, 20th C.
Untitled (Construction Drawing) 1939
Pencil on graph paper
8-3/8 x 6-1/4 in.
213 x 160 mm.
Inscriptions: u.r.: Chant Triste/Jean Sibelius
Provenance: From the artist’s estate; Sara Jane Roszak, New York, NY
2004.58, Gift of Sara Jane Roszak
 

Theodore Roszak
(USA, b. Poland, 1907–1981)
USA, 20th C.
Untitled (Photogram)
Photogram
3-1/2 x 4-5/8 in.
9 x 11.8 cm.
Inscriptions: Mat marked l.l.: TR44209; l.r.:13801D.63
Provenance: Sara Jane Roszak, New York, NY
2004.59, Gift of Sara Jane Roszak

 
Korea, 5th–6th C.
Cup
Gray stoneware
4-1/2 x 4-5/8 x 5-1/2 in.
11.4 x 11.8 x 13.9 cm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Given to Mrs. Smith’s parents by a Korean Family. The family said to Mrs. Smith’s parents that it was a family heirloom. They arrived in Pusan, South Korea, in about September, 1970, and stayed about a year; Cecelia Smith, Palo Alto, CA
2004.60, Gift of Charles R. and Addie M. Scott
 
Japan, 19th C.
Incense Burner 1865–75
Cloisonné enamel
13 x 15-3/4 x 8-3/4 in.
33 x 40 x 22.2 cm.
Inscriptions: False Ming dynasty mark: Dai Ming Nen Saku (made in the great Ming year)
Provenance: Ingeborg Yonan Malek [mother of Thomas Engelsing, M.D.] Carmel, California 2004.61.a–b, Gift of Thomas Engelsing, M.D.
 
India, 17th C.
Plate 1650–1700
Nephrite
H. 3/8 in.; Dia. 6-3/4 in.
H. .9 cm.; Dia. 17.1 cm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Ingeborg Yonan Malek [mother of Thomas Engelsing, M.D.] Carmel, California
2004.62, Gift of Thomas Engelsing, M.D.
 
J. Walter Wilson
(England, 19th century)
Great Britain (England), 19th C.
Mr. Muybridge Shows his Instantaneous Photographs of Animal Motion at the Royal Society 1889
Engraving on broadside, from The Illustrated London News, 25 May 1889, engraved by R. Taylor
12 x 9-1/4 in.
304 x 235 mm.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Dawn Brooks and Phillip Prodger, Gainesville, FL
2004.63, Anonymous Gift
 
Richard Avedon
(USA, 1923–2004)
USA, 20th C.
Igor Stravinsky, Composer, New York City, November 2, 1969
Gelatin-silver print; tripytch, printed 1975
30 x 72 in.; (35 x 77 in. framed)
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Norma Stevens, New York, NY
2004.64, Gift of Norma Stevens
 
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George Herms
(USA, b. 1935)
USA, 20th C.
Ophet 1960
Mixed media
23-1/2 x 29-1/2 x 4 in.
Inscriptions:
Provenance: Given by the artist to Miles & Shelley Karpilow, Berkeley, CA, in exchange for a foot pedal pump organ; acquired from Miles Karpilow by Linda C. Koch; Linda C. Koch (dealer), Oakland, CA
2004.65, Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund


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