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Gesture

Artist:
William Dole, born Angola, IN 1917-died Santa Barbara, CA1983  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and collage on paper
Dimensions:
11 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (28.6 x 39.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1976
Topic:
Travel\land\automobile  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Edith S. and Arthur J. Levin
Object number:
2005.5.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7129c6901-c874-4400-be74-e4c5593d1503
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2005.5.24

Cardinal Gesture

Artist:
Rosalyn Drexler, American, b. Bronx, New York, 1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil, acrylic, paper, and photomechanical reproduction on canvas
Dimensions:
11 1/8 x 8 in. (28.3 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.1481
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2f3d5124e-157c-4f15-aa16-b1d94d636745
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.1481

Pink Gesture

Artist:
Margie Jervis, born Washington, DC 1956  Search this
Susie Krasnican, born Alliance, OH 1954  Search this
Medium:
sandblasted glass
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 12 in. (13.3 x 30.5 cm) diam.
Type:
Decorative Arts-Glass
Crafts
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Ronald and Anne Abramson, Bernard and Sherley Koteen, Paul and Elmerina Parkman and Jack and Anne Ryan
Object number:
1981.121
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk702bdc18f-09d7-47c2-b44c-c29303798b0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.121

Gesture of the Calla

Artist:
Michael Mazur, born New York City 1935-died Cambridge, MA 2009  Search this
Medium:
monotype on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 1/8 x 22 3/8 in. (76.5 x 56.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Still life\flower\lily  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1986, Michael Mazur
Object number:
1994.47.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7847f8404-7614-4570-b27c-1920cbaf72cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.47.1

"Creative Act-Gesture and meaning"

Collection Creator:
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-1955
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Max Spoerri interview: Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from Max Spoerri. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Hans Hofmann papers, circa 1904-2011, bulk 1945-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hans Hofmann papers
Hans Hofmann papers / Series 3: Writings / 3.1: By Hofmann / 3.1.2: Articles and Essays
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a0cee9c5-1443-4faf-b2ee-304abd2195d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hofmhans-ref714

Making marks: The anatomy of gesture

Collection Creator:
Artists Talk on Art  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (duration 01:29:05)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 February 10
Scope and Contents:
Moderated by Eric Arctander, with speakers Valentina DuBasky, Ted Thirlby, Julie Graham, Selina Trieff, David Reed, and Frank Young.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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:
Artists Talk on Art records, circa 1974-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Artists Talk on Art records
Artists Talk on Art records / Series 9: Video and Sound Recordings of Events
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91dc45498-ae87-4e06-90fa-499358dd47c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-artitalk-ref1483

Statue of Buddha Making Gesture of Foregiveness

Creator:
Boon, W. S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (009 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Laotians ?  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04610302
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print
Place:
Laos ?
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Indochina: Laos: NM Unlisted 04610302, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Indochina / Laos
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw305feb0fc-b517-4094-aa09-ad05c53b792c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref6499

The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline in Retrospect (1985-1986)

Collection Creator:
Zogbaum, Elisabeth Ross  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984-1986
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Images of works of art by Franz Kline copyright held by Franz Kline Estate / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce images of works of art by Franz Kline should be submitted to ARS.
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:
Elisabeth Zogbaum papers regarding Franz Kline, 1892-circa 2005, bulk 1930-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Elisabeth Zogbaum papers regarding Franz Kline
Elisabeth Zogbaum papers regarding Franz Kline / Series 6: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c0fc757f-d115-426d-b244-78c390dad4a2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-klinfran-ref245

Standing Man, Gesturing

Artist:
William Page, born Albany, NY 1811-died Staten Island, NY 1885  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (26.4 x 14.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pauline Page Howell
Object number:
1973.183.29
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a421417f-afcb-4168-9bfd-dbc02a4d7797
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.183.29
Online Media:

"Peculiarities of Gesture" from a manual by John Charles Bucknill and Daniel Hack Tuke

Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Container:
Box 2b
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1874
Scope and Contents:
5 pp.
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

Access to Manuscript 2372 requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 2: Materials on Sign Language / 2.3: Miscellaneous Correspondence / Other miscellaneous correspondence (not on specific locations or tribes)
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e1dbeb79-995e-40c1-a621-fcf9e3a0dce2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2372-ref223

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 277 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 5.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 277 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17471
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7dda92cca-f4e7-4016-a1c4-ba2d1fec0a4c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8880

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 277.1 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 4.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 277.1 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17472
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo700f85c49-d355-4681-a52a-2829d9a73f5c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8881

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 277.1.1 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 6.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 277.1.1 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17473
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo776b7020f-79f2-4d0e-876f-36b450a56f5a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8882

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 277.2 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 7.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 277.2 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17474
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b934560e-5828-4695-b232-3e5f37340804
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8883

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 278 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 24.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 278 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17475
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a931e513-3788-4d38-a08f-ab0d9edd50ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8884

Raised-relief carving displaying Tutankhamen in a gesture of offering to the god Amon, Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 279 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 26.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 279 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 17476
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo747a60536-49cb-4527-95f5-5e6dfb44dcb8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref8885

Drawing of gesturing hands

Creator:
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Yoshida, Ray, 1930-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1960-2009
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15489
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Ray Yoshida papers, circa 1895-2010, bulk 1950-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15489
Online Media:

Study of a Gesturing Hand

Medium:
Red chalk on rough paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
18th–19th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-3045
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c76ba429-42e2-49b5-ac69-10dbd480b9eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-3045

Study of Gesturing Hands

Medium:
Red crayon on light brown paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.8 × 16.1 cm (7 13/16 × 6 5/16 in.)
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
18th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-3057
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq484082274-eaab-42a2-aca9-fd9024e32f52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-3057
Online Media:

Raised-relief carving displaying Amenhotep III in a gesture of offering to the god Amon. Luxor, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"With the village of Karnak, Luxor (Al Uqsur) is on the site of ancient Thebes (capital of the New Kingdom). When Thebes declined, Luxor remained the more heavily populated part of the ancient city and grew into a modern market town." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 72658 AC-8, 3.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "T 6 Egy. Egypt. Luxor. Relief of Amenophis III offering Lotus to Amun and Isis (mut). XVIII Dyn. 3/1965. EE. neg.no. 72658 AC-8, 3." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 06942
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
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