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Auction Catalogs

Collection Creator:
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 12-16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. research center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alexander Liberman Papers, circa 1912-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alexander Liberman papers / Series 9: Printed Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93af70631-794d-4452-9da7-24fa5f601df5
EDAN-URL:
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Printed Materials

Collection Creator:
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999  Search this
Extent:
10 Linear feet (Boxes 22-31, 56-57, OV 69)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1932-2003
Scope and Contents note:
Printed materials include exhibition announcements and catalogs, book flyers, books, booklets, brochures, calendars, catalogs, newspaper and magazine clippings, postcards, posters, press releases, reports, reviews, and bound volumes. Some of the subjects covered in these materials include Alexander Liberman's publishing career at Vogue and Vu, his career as an artist, exhibitions featuring Liberman's work, and Liberman's wife Tatiana du Plessis. Printed mages of Liberman's paintings, sculptures, and photographs are found in printed magazines and advertisements. Other more general subjects represented among the printed materials include fashion, style, sculptures in public places, models, actresses, designers, artists, art auctions, and book reviews.
Arrangement note:
Folders are arranged into groupings by type of material, and thereunder chronologically. Additional printed materials are scattered throughout other series.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. research center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Alexander Liberman Papers, circa 1912-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.libealex, Series 9
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ca77d609-5319-4144-8609-f62f84683e69
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Plant stand, tripod, leaf motif

Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
30 1/4 × 25 in. (76.8 × 63.5 cm)
Style:
Naturalism
Type:
Plant stands
Date:
Late nineteenth century
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
plant stands  Search this
stands (support furniture)  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
gardening  Search this
guéridons  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection.
Accession number:
1984.246
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq475362fcf-165c-43a3-9db4-7e618afae92f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1984.246

The Buddhist protector Nechung Chogyong

Medium:
Ink, colors and gold on ground on cotton support
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of David S. Brown, in honor of Donna Strahan
Accession Number:
S2019.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3121d0f84-2ccb-44b5-82c0-de182ef6af96
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2019.4.1
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Finial with human figure

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.4 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.4179
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Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33901ecfe-0249-4cf1-be33-a4722dd3edfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.4179

Cheekpiece

Medium:
Gilded and silvered bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.4 x 14.2 x 2.5 cm (7 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 1 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
2nd century BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.4203
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye334b5384b-20c8-48d1-809c-accea18ec3be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.4203

Ritual wine cup (gu) with taotie and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 29 x 16.6 cm (11 7/16 x 6 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 12th-11th century BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
taotie  Search this
gu  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.575
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3408f5f64-af8d-421c-abc9-58453ccacf2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.575

Ritual wine container (zun) with taotie and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 25.8 x 20.8 cm (10 3/16 x 8 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1100-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
taotie  Search this
zun  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.578
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d5d60dc6-87c6-46f1-83ba-9e9372604b2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.578

Socketed axehead (fu) with figures

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 8.1 x 6.6 x 1.8 cm (3 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1050-770 BCE
Period:
Possibly Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
figure  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.595
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ad25a83d-3361-4cd2-b030-0b33af1d5e69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.595

Knife blade

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 25.3 x 7 x 0.9 cm (9 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1200 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.614
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35bc66746-0568-4ae6-87d5-a29a568c732f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.614

Pair of slide fittings in the form of monkeys

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1): 3.5 x 6 x 3.3 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/16 in); (.2) 3.6 x 6.1 x 3.3 cm (1 7/16" x 2 3/8" x 1 5/16")
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anyang, China
Date:
ca. 1100-900 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty or early Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
monkey  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.632.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36c5e95b0-128a-4510-adb0-8735fad35de8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.632.1-2

Prajnaparamita

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 52.1 × 23.5 × 10.2 cm (20 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 4 in)
Style:
Bayon style
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
ca. 1200
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
Prajnaparamita  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney
Accession Number:
S2015.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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F|S Southeast Asia
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2015.26
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Lakshmana at the hermitage, folio from a Ramayana

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 18.4 × 29.2 cm (7 1/4 × 11 1/2 in)
H x W (overall): 21.6 × 32.1 cm (8 1/2 × 12 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Kulu or Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Date:
ca. 1690-1710
Topic:
tiger  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
Ramayana  Search this
India  Search this
Lakshmana  Search this
ashram  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.10
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye340c596ba-9def-4326-9650-a44d3b3d0c06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.10

A page from a Book of Dreams/Omens

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 19.7 × 17.5 cm (7 3/4 × 6 7/8 in)
H x W (overall): 25.7 × 21.6 cm (10 1/8 × 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Mewar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1720
Topic:
landscape  Search this
meditation  Search this
ascetic  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.26
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye304b27bfe-697d-494f-be9d-d63351f20a3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.26

Krishna Vishvarupa

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 19.8 × 11.7 cm (7 13/16 × 4 5/8 in)
H x W (painting): 17.4 × 9.5 cm (6 7/8 × 3 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Date:
ca. 1740
Topic:
Krishna  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Krishna Vishvarupa  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c37f3600-fe27-4d6f-a646-a3024c4c6e7b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.3

A Prince and his consort

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 38.7 × 28.5 cm (15 1/4 × 11 1/4 in)
H x W (framed): 53.3 × 43.2 cm (21 × 17 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Jaipur or Alwar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1790
Topic:
woman  Search this
India  Search this
prince  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
romance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.35
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye347a2d4dd-9946-4c02-8540-dd67d4167c43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.35

Bangali Ragini

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 21 × 14.3 cm (8 1/4 × 5 5/8 in)
H x W (overall): 26.7 × 18.8 cm (10 1/2 × 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Marwar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1630
Topic:
temple  Search this
ragamala  Search this
cheetah  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
boy  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.50
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39065b0f4-8d42-436f-b6ed-5c12990ff8bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.50

M. Balwant Singh with Colonel Borthwick

Artist:
Baijnath  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 20.3 × 27.3 cm (8 × 10 3/4 in)
H x W (overall): 24 × 30.4 cm (9 7/16 × 12 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Devgarh or Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh state, India
Date:
dated 1825
Topic:
man  Search this
India  Search this
ruler  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.58
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c790abda-8616-4e1a-8a85-d32a19ece9df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.58

Darbar Mirza Maharai Lakhpatiji

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 48.3 × 68 cm (19 × 26 3/4 in)
H x W (framed): 68.6 × 88.9 cm (27 × 35 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Nagaur, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
1750
Topic:
portrait  Search this
man  Search this
fan  Search this
courtier  Search this
India  Search this
ruler  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.59
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33bc1e7b3-862b-4ab4-9578-79688a037ba4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.59

Portrait of a Raja, probably Raja Dhrub Dev of Jasrota

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 15.9 × 15 cm (6 1/4 × 5 15/16 in)
H x W (overall): 20 × 15.6 cm (7 7/8 × 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Date:
ca.1690-1700
Topic:
portrait  Search this
man  Search this
India  Search this
raja  Search this
smoking  Search this
hookah  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.6
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34e054fc6-e219-4b45-909d-f6cb2d2694bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.1.6

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