{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 5065, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/5065", "Disp_Access_No" : "1950.4", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "ca. 1732", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1727", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1737", "Disp_Title" : "Venus and Cupid", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "François Boucher", "Sort_Artist" : "Boucher, François", "Disp_Dimen" : "15 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (40.3 x 32.1 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "15 7/8 in.", "Disp_Width" : "12 5/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Rococo, from the French word rocaille (rockwork or shell), was an 18th century decorative style that reacted against the classical tradition of the Academy and instead stressed color, light, movement, and a frank pleasure in living. The easy flowing brushwork and the luminous colors show the influence of Rubens. As a rococo painter, François Boucher worked primarily in the service of Madame de Pompadour, mistress to Louis XV. His paintings satisfied the taste of a sophisticated public which was sensitive to the most subtle relations of color and liked pictures hung on the light paneling of even the smallest room. This intimate painting of "Venus and Cupid," with its sensuously modeled nudes, embodies the French 18th century tendency to transform the Baroque style into one of more delicate elaboration and elegance. An 18th-century engraving, which P. Aveline made after the painting, is inscribed "F. Boucher pinxit." [Gallery label text, 2008]", "Dedication" : "Marion Stratton Gould Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Painting", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Painting has been cut down and relined onto a new canvas and stretcher, so only the picture itself is original.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/50.4_A3.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/50.4_A3.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/50.4_A3.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/50.4_A3.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "43849", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "On disk MAG 150528", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 4131, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/4131", "Disp_Access_No" : "1984.40", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1789", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1789", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1789", "Disp_Title" : "Cleopatra Captured by Roman Soldiers after the Death of Mark Antony", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Cleopatra Captured by Roman Soldiers after the Death of Mark Antony", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Bernard Duvivier", "Sort_Artist" : "Duvivier, Bernard", "Disp_Dimen" : "45 x 58 in. (114.3 x 147.3 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "45 in.", "Disp_Width" : "58 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "without frame", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Duvivier received his initial training in Bruges and then moved to Paris, where he assimilated the severe Neoclassical style perfected by Jacques-Louis David. In this early work, Duvivier combined the poses of several antique statues to illustrate an episode recounted in Plutarch's "Life of Mark Anthony." Following Anthony's suicide, a Roman soldier attempts to forestall the Egyptian queen's own death by promising that Octavian Caesar will show her clemency. The subtle, glowing colors, precise attention to detail, and impeccable draughtsmanship presage the artist's occasional work as a miniaturist. [Gallery label text, 2008]", "Dedication" : "Marion Stratton Gould Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Painting", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/84.40_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/84.40_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/84.40_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/84.40_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "12493", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 5073, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/5073", "Disp_Access_No" : "1955.108", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "after 1763", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1764", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1773", "Disp_Title" : "The Teaching of Love", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Etienne-Maurice Falconet", "Sort_Artist" : "Falconet, Etienne-Maurice", "Disp_Dimen" : "12 1/2 x 9 3/8 x 10 in. (31.8 x 23.8 x 25.4 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "12 1/2 in.", "Disp_Width" : "9 3/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Porcelain", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Soft paste porcelain", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Falconet, a leading sculptor of the reign of Louis XV, was a director of the royal ceramic works at Sèvres. His main production was the biscuit statuette, which substitutes "soft paste" for the kaolin clay of "true" porcelain. Falconet took advantage of the milky, marble-like surface to create engaging figural groups of pure form and refined rococo detail. "The Teaching of Love" may be derived from a composition by François Boucher. Falconet has transformed the painter's design into a complex three-dimensional ensemble of delicate beauty that invites the viewer to enjoy it from multiple angles. [Gallery label text, 2008]", "Dedication" : "Bertha Buswell Bequest", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Sculpture", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/55.108_A2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/55.108_A2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/55.108_A2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/55.108_A2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "43790", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "Scanned from scratched/dirty negative-- probably should not be used for publication", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/55.108_A3.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/55.108_A3.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/55.108_A3.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/55.108_A3.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "43791", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "Scanned from scratched/dirty negative-- probably should not be used for publication", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 8273, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/8273", "Disp_Access_No" : "1977.147.1", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1893-1894", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1893", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1894", "Disp_Title" : "The Creation of the Universe (L'Univers est créé)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Paul Gauguin", "Sort_Artist" : "Gauguin, Paul", "Disp_Dimen" : "8 x 13 7/8 in. (20.3 x 35.2 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "8 in.", "Disp_Width" : "13 7/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "sheet", "Medium" : "Printer''s ink", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Woodcut with selective coloring on Japan paper", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Print", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/77.147.1_A2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/77.147.1_A2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/77.147.1_A2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/77.147.1_A2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "16009", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 8272, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/8272", "Disp_Access_No" : "1977.147.2", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1893-1894", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1893", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1894", "Disp_Title" : "The Creation of the Universe (L'Univers est créé)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Paul Gauguin", "Sort_Artist" : "Gauguin, Paul", "Disp_Dimen" : "8 x 13 13/16 x 15/16 in. (20.3 x 35.1 x 2.4 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "8 in.", "Disp_Width" : "13 13/16 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "overall", "Medium" : "Endgrain boxwood", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Carved endgrain boxwood woodblock", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Constructed by Kiessling, Paris", "Dedication" : "Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Printmaking Equipment", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/77.147.2_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/77.147.2_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/77.147.2_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/77.147.2_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "16010", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 8387, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/8387", "Disp_Access_No" : "1981.27", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1881", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1881", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1881", "Disp_Title" : "Love Makes the World Go 'Round", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Auguste Rodin", "Sort_Artist" : "Rodin, Auguste", "Disp_Dimen" : "11 x 14 1/8 in. (27.9 x 35.8 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "11 in.", "Disp_Width" : "14 1/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "sheet", "Medium" : "Printer''s ink", "Support" : "laid paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Drypoint", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This print marked Rodin's first attempt at drypoint etching.", "Dedication" : "Anonymous gift", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Print", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/81.27_A2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/81.27_A2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/81.27_A2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/81.27_A2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "25935", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 8259, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/8259", "Disp_Access_No" : "1985.20", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "after 1797", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1798", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1807", "Disp_Title" : "Illustration from "Paul et Virginie" (after Jean-Frédéric Schall)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Charles-Melchior Descourtis", "Sort_Artist" : "Descourtis, Charles-Melchior", "Disp_Dimen" : "15 3/4 x 18 in. (40 x 45.7 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "15 3/4 in.", "Disp_Width" : "18 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "sheet", "Medium" : "Printer''s ink", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Color mezzotint", "Info_Page_Comm" : ""Paul et Virginie" was a novel written by Jacque-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737 - 1814), first published in 1788. Jean-Frédéric Schall (1752 - 1825) created a set of six designs to illustrate this book for the 1797 edition. Prints were made of these designs by Descourtis.", "Dedication" : "Tribute Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Print", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/85.20_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/85.20_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/85.20_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/85.20_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "30660", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "Temporary image- not for print or web", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 8209, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/8209", "Disp_Access_No" : "1988.81", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1829", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1829", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1829", "Disp_Title" : "Les Deux Amans de Clermont", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Louis Boulanger", "Sort_Artist" : "Boulanger, Louis", "Disp_Dimen" : "19 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (48.6 x 34.9 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "19 1/8 in.", "Disp_Width" : "13 3/4 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Printer''s ink", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Lithograph", "Info_Page_Comm" : "From "Chroniques de France," 1829", "Dedication" : "Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Menihan", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Print", "Creation_Place2" : "French", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/88.81_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/88.81_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/88.81_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/88.81_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "26615", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }