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The Peaceable Kingdom IV [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Biddle, George 1885-1973  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1964
Topic:
Allegory--Civic--Peace  Search this
Allegory--Life  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Animal--Bird--Vulture  Search this
Animal--Bird--Blackbird  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0043880
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_43881

Apocalyptic Beasts

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany (now Kaniów, Poland) 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
engraving and softground etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 14 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (37.8 x 21.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1944, printed 1975
Topic:
Fantasy\animal  Search this
Animal\lion  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Apocalypse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1976.74.18
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1976.74.18

Dead Rooster

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
watercolor with pencil on paper
Dimensions:
16 x 21 1/2 in. (40.6 x 54.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1932-1936
Topic:
Landscape\road  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.63R-V
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.63R-V

Decay

Artist:
Walter Clark, born Brooklyn, NY 1848-died Bronxville, NY 1917  Search this
Medium:
terra cotta
Dimensions:
5 1/2 in. x 6 3/8 in. x 6 in. (14.0 x 16.2 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1876-1880
Topic:
Animal  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Animal\bird\vulture  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Eliot Clark
Object number:
1973.163.2
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1973.163.2

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Omar's Emblem

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 5/8 x 14 in. (47.4 x 35.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\flower\rose  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.6
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.108.6

Interlude V, from the portfolio Murder in the Cathedral

Artist:
Frank Rampolla, born New York City 1931- died Tampa, FL 1971  Search this
Medium:
etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 15 1/2 x 11 7/8 in. (39.4 x 30.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1966
Topic:
Figure male\elderly  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Animal\bird\raven  Search this
Literature\Eliot\Murder in the Cathedral  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Lebwohl
Object number:
1984.110.5.5
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.110.5.5

Untitled, from the portfolio Wind, Water and Sand

Artist:
Henry Troup, born Harrisburg, PA 1924  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1977, printed 1988-1989
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Landscape\desert  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1993.12.18
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1990, Henry Troup
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Relief

Artist:
Daniel Pressley, born Wasamasaw, SC 1918-died New York City 1971  Search this
Medium:
carved and stained wood relief
Dimensions:
31 x 23 x 1 in. (78.7 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1960-1965
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Allegory\life\birth  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Animal\bird\stork  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1998.84.29
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.84.29

Death of the Black Game [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ipcar, Dahlov 1917-2017  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1938
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Chicken  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0029579
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_29580

Dead Redwing [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Biddle, George 1885-1973  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Bust  Search this
Animal--Bird--Blackbird  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0043858
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_43859

In Memory of Abraham Lincoln

Artist:
D. Wiest  Search this
Publisher:
William Smith, n.d.  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Allegory\place\America  Search this
Dress\historic\armor  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1980.87.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.87.2

Justice [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Metcalf, Willard Leroy 1858-1925  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899, 1900
Topic:
Allegory--Quality--Justice  Search this
Figure group  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Grief  Search this
Dress--Historic--Classical Dress  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Mythology--Classical  Search this
Animal--Bird--Peacock  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001491
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Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139341

Man with a Dead Bird [sculpture] / (photographer Soichi Sunami)

Artist:
Baskin, Leonard 1922-2000  Search this
Photographer:
Sunami, Soichi 1885-1971  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1954
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002657
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139492
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Communion Scene from Parsifal [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Stone, Seymour M. 1877-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Anderson Magazine Co.  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1905
Topic:
Literature--Wagner--Parsifal  Search this
Architecture interior--Religious--Church  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ceremony--Religion--Communion  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Animal--Bird--Dove  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001974
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Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_142057

Charles A. Lindbergh Medal (reverse) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacMonnies, Frederick 1863-1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1930
Topic:
Homage--Lindbergh, Charles A  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Allegory--Death  Search this
Allegory--Other--Nature  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0038155
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_38156

Epitaph [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Evergood, Philip 1901-1973  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1953-1955
Topic:
History--Germany--Holocaust  Search this
History--Europe--Nazism  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Animal--Bird--Vulture  Search this
State of Being--Death--Murder  Search this
State of Being--Evil--Violence  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0058188
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_58189

What the Water Gave Me, [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
What I Saw in the Water, [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Kahlo, Frida 1907-1954  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1938
Topic:
Fantasy  Search this
Object--Furniture--Bathtub  Search this
Figure--Fragment--Foot  Search this
Figure group--Female--Nude  Search this
Portrait group--Family--Spouses  Search this
Figure--Fragment--Skeleton  Search this
Dress--Costume  Search this
Architecture exterior  Search this
Disaster--Volcanic Eruption  Search this
Object--Other--Shell  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
Landscape--Tree--Bonsai Tree  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0033270
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_33271

A Crucifying [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Lubeck, Gerald  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1970
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002570
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2570

The Dead Bird, (painting)

Artist:
Busch, J.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Control number:
AECI 00650083
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_10228

The Dying Bird, (painting)

Artist:
Kieffer, L.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Animal--Bird  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Control number:
AECI 06240208
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_111034

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