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artist-picasso · 11 minutes ago
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Study VI for Richard J. Daley Center Sculpture, Pablo Picasso, 1964, Art Institute of Chicago: Prints and Drawings
Gift of Pablo Picasso Size: 270 x 210 mm Medium: Graphite, with traces of pen and brown ink, on ivory wove paper
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/113740/
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aic-american · 13 minutes ago
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High Chest of Drawers, Artist unknown, 1750, Art Institute of Chicago: American Art
Small-scale case furniture is rare. Too large to have served as a cabinetmaker’s model and lacking locks on the drawers to protect valuables, the piece was made for use by a child. The high chest bears an 18th-century inscription in one of the small drawers that identifies it as the one in which the young owner, Sally King of Salem, kept her clothing. Born in Salem in 1783, Sally King was likely the second owner of the chest. Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mrs. Edgar J. Uihlein Fund Size: 153.7 × 67.3 × 36.5 cm (60 1/2 × 26 1/2 × 14 3/8 in.) Medium: Mahogany with white pine and cedar
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/111280/
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aic-american · 27 minutes ago
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Hagar and Ishmael, Edward Sheffield Bartholomew, 1856, Art Institute of Chicago: American Art
During his brief career, Edward Sheffield Bartholomew was recognized by both critics and patrons for his sensitive marble renderings of biblical and mythological scenes. Taken from the book of Genesis, the story of the Egyptian handmaiden Hagar and her son, Ishmael, is one of deception and family betrayal. After giving birth to Ishmael, the illegitimate son of Abram (later Abraham), Hagar and her son are banished from the house of Abraham. Expelled to the desert, they are rescued from certain death by God, who provides a well to quench their thirst. Bartholomew’s relief shows the moment when Hagar pleads to the heavens to rescue her son. In the 19th century the story of Hagar was understood as an allegory of slavery that illustrated the indignities suffered by black women as well as the disenfranchisement of all African Americans. The Roger McCormick and J. Peter McCormick funds Size: 71.1 × 49.9 cm (28 × 19 5/8 in.) Medium: Marble
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/136984/
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aic-americas · 29 minutes ago
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Man's Headcloth (Tzute), Maya, 1900, Art Institute of Chicago: Arts of the Americas
Restricted gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland Size: 78.1 x 70.5 cm (30 3/4 x 27 3/4 in.) Medium: Cotton, plain weave with brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan stitches
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/32361/
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artist-picasso · an hour ago
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Mother and Child, Pablo Picasso, 1923, Art Institute of Chicago: Prints and Drawings
Given in memory of Charles Barnett Goodspeed by Mrs. Charles B. Goodspeed Size: 195 x 290 mm (image); 280 x 380 mm (sheet) Medium: Lithograph in black on cream wove paper
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/61773/
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aic-european · an hour ago
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Homer Dictating, Pier Francesco Mola, 1660, Art Institute of Chicago: European Painting and Sculpture
Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection Size: 72.5 × 99 cm (28 9/16 × 38 15/16 in.) Medium: Oil on canvas
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/5304/
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aic-armor · 4 hours ago
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Smallsword, Aubry Le Jeune, 1765, Art Institute of Chicago: Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance
George F. Harding Collection Size: Overall L. 105.7 cm (41 5/8 in.) Blade L 89 cm (35 in.) Wt. 1 lb. 4 oz. Medium: Steel with gilding, silver, wood, and leather
https://www.artic.edu/artworks/106261/
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