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Figure of a musician on horseback

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 20.6 x 7.7 x 17.1 cm (8 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 7th century or 20th century
Period:
Sui dynasty or modern period
Topic:
horse  Search this
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  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:
S2012.9.3149
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31889fa32-f7bf-4ecc-b6f8-f61bb27d1407
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.3149

Figure of female musician playing cymbals

Medium:
Unglazed earthenware with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 32 x 8.5 x 7 cm (12 5/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 20th century
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
woman  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:
S2012.9.3712
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38438482d-bcb0-443b-a8b9-34263de1126b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.3712

Figure of a musician

Medium:
Earthenware with traces of white pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 10.5 x 7.2 x 4.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 1 11/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 20th century
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  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:
S2012.9.3723
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3afb9a461-71bf-44d7-b41a-e66776a2a4dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.3723

Rubbing: musicians in a parade, from an Angkor Wat bas-relief

Medium:
Ink on paper
Type:
Rubbing
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
mid 20th century
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Cambodia  Search this
rubbing  Search this
musician  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number:
FSC-R-480
Restrictions & Rights:
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F|S Southeast Asia
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39b5532e5-d9e7-4995-b433-572152b246fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-R-480

Tomb jar with figures of musicians

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 19.7 × 17.7 cm (7 3/4 × 7 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
possibly Guangdong province, China
Date:
12th-15th century
Period:
Southern Song to Ming dynasty
Topic:
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
music  Search this
funerary  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.230a-c
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.230a-c
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Female musicians in a garden under banana palms

Medium:
Ik and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 127.9 x 55.6 cm (50 3/8 x 21 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
music  Search this
woman  Search this
garden  Search this
sheng  Search this
banana tree  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.96
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d9a4b2c1-f735-4904-90e8-f807ff534bf4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.96

Realm of the Immortals

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 41.5 x 948.7 cm (16 5/16 x 373 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
crane  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
music  Search this
mountain  Search this
lotus  Search this
woman  Search this
palace  Search this
pavilion  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
pine  Search this
China  Search this
emperor  Search this
musician  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1918.13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3facd94cd-1480-4a68-8d8a-32233a58e27c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1918.13

Listening to a Flute in a Lakeside Pavilion

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 158.7 x 92.9 cm (62 1/2 x 36 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
music  Search this
mountain  Search this
waterfall  Search this
river  Search this
game playing  Search this
boat  Search this
flute  Search this
pavilion  Search this
China  Search this
musician  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.149
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ca9602c0-b6c1-44e4-a833-bdc0b3e151c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1919.149

Braniff International Mexico

Sponsor:
Braniff International Airways Co.  Search this
Medium:
Poster, Advertising, Commercial Aviation
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 61.1 × 45.7cm (2 ft. 1/16 in. × 1 ft. 6 in.)
Type:
ART-Posters, Original Art Quality
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Braniff Airways, Incorporated Copyright 1926, 2021
Inventory Number:
A19960162000
Restrictions & Rights:
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e61a09c3-56e8-4630-af73-6de6a5239150
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19960162000

The March of Intellect

Publisher:
G. Humphrey  Search this
Medium:
Print, Engraving on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Print): 25.2 × 35.6cm (9 15/16 in. × 1 ft. 2 in.)
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Overall, Mat Board Folder): 50.8 × 40.6cm (1 ft. 8 in. × 1 ft. 4 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Constance Morss Fiske in memory of Gardiner H. Fiske
Inventory Number:
A19930233000
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ed422046-522a-4c09-8da7-6b0a240d50ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19930233000
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Hans Kindler

Artist:
Jacob Epstein, 10 Nov 1880 - 19 Aug 1959  Search this
Sitter:
Hans Kindler, 1892 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
Bronze with marble base
Dimensions:
Height: 38.1 cm (15"), without base
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
Hans Kindler: Male  Search this
Hans Kindler: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
VA990118
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49dc09fc6-d663-4aca-b5e0-bf211a99c341
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA990118

Billie Holiday

Artist:
James McGarrell, born 1930  Search this
Sitter:
Billie Holiday, 7 Apr 1915 - 17 Jul 1959  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Billie Holiday: Female  Search this
Billie Holiday: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: James McGarrell
Object number:
VT990038
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d4a2db0d-3db4-47c1-9e91-b0efbf96bff6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VT990038

Elvis Presley

Artist:
John Robinette, born 1947  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Elvis Presley Trauma Center
Object number:
TN990123
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40efe292c-1c46-4b8b-9ab9-a900f94595ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_TN990123

Marie A. Fargeix Gentilz

Artist:
Theodore Gentilz, 1819 - 1906  Search this
Sitter:
Marie A. Fargeix Gentilz, 1830 - 1898  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24.6cm x 19.4cm (9 11/16" x 7 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Marie A. Fargeix Gentilz: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Marie A. Fargeix Gentilz: Female  Search this
Marie A. Fargeix Gentilz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Daughters of Republic Texas at Alamo Library
Object number:
TX070011
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ac1f05a0-b018-4863-ad9a-9447cef6301d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_TX070011

Ezio Flagello as Falstaff

Artist:
Alton Tobey, 5 Nov 1914 - 4 Jan 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Ezio Domenico Flagello, born 28 Jan 1931? - 19 Mar 2009  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Mug  Search this
Ezio Domenico Flagello: Male  Search this
Ezio Domenico Flagello: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Ezio Domenico Flagello: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Ezio Domenico Flagello: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Bass  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL00485
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4fb851d7b-a965-4724-8a8e-c8dd210b71c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL00485

Marian Anderson as Ulrika in "A Masked Ball"

Alternate Title:
Marian Anderson as Ulrika in "Un Balla in Maschera"
Artist:
Michael De Marco, 20th century  Search this
Sitter:
Marian Anderson, 27 Feb 1897 - 8 Apr 1993  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.4 x 121.9cm (36 x 48")
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Bone\Skull  Search this
Equipment\Scepter  Search this
Marian Anderson: Female  Search this
Marian Anderson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Marian Anderson: Education\Educator\Teacher\Music  Search this
Marian Anderson: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Marian Anderson: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL00488
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4532ed291-b0ca-4bef-982c-bd23b80eb866
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL00488

Lauritz Melchior

Artist:
Eric Carpenter, 20th century  Search this
Sitter:
Lauritz Melchior, 20 Mar 1890 - 18 Mar 1973  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 31.7 × 24.1 cm (12 1/2 × 9 1/2")
Sheet: 33 × 25.4 cm (13 × 10")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1944
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Architecture\Balustrade  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Lauritz Melchior: Male  Search this
Lauritz Melchior: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Ib J. Melchior
Object number:
S/NPG.77.232
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4eca08d0d-cc17-41fa-a4cf-eec114ff53b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.77.232

Vladimir Horowitz

Artist:
Arbit Blatas, 19 Nov 1908 - 27 Apr 1999  Search this
Sitter:
Vladimir Horowitz, 1 Oct 1904 - 5 Nov 1989  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Male  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Vladimir Horowitz: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Arbit Blatas
Object number:
PC991497
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45afdd4d0-4ac7-41aa-bd18-47925a274f00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991497

Catherine Drinker Bowen

Artist:
Rebecca Cooke, 20th century  Search this
Sitter:
Catherine Drinker Bowen, 1 Jan 1897 - 1 Nov 1973  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
121.5cm x 98.1cm (47 13/16" x 38 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1970?
Topic:
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Female  Search this
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Literature\Writer\Magazine article  Search this
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Literature\Writer\Biographer  Search this
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
Catherine Drinker Bowen: Education\Educator\Teacher\Music  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Pennsylvania
Object number:
PA330205
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e829f8ca-b166-4156-bbc6-4384fc6be6de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA330205

Stephen Collins Foster

Artist:
T. Ward Hunter, 20th century  Search this
Sitter:
Stephen Collins Foster, 4 Jul 1826 - 13 Jan 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54cm x 67cm (21 1/4" x 26 3/8"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1944-1960
Topic:
Stephen Collins Foster: Male  Search this
Stephen Collins Foster: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Stephen Collins Foster: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Pittsburgh
Object number:
PA350049
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a0aae96a-eea8-4485-a975-df16549ebd08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA350049

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