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Filename: 2013-142-1.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
The Fall of Troy, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 45.72 × 60.64 cm (18 × 23 7/8 in.)
sheet: 55.25 × 73.98 cm (21 3/4 × 29 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2013-142-2.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
Circe Turns a Companion of Odysseus into a Swine, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 44.45 × 60.01 cm (17 1/2 × 23 5/8 in.)
sheet: 55.88 × 75.57 cm (22 × 29 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2013-142-3.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
The Siren's Song, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 46.04 × 60.96 cm (18 1/8 × 24 in.)
sheet: 55.56 × 74.3 cm (21 7/8 × 29 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2013-142-4.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
Cattle of the Sun God, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 46.04 × 55.88 cm (18 1/8 × 22 in.)
sheet: 53.76 × 50.8 cm (21 3/16 × 20 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2013-142-5.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
Odysseus Leaves Nausicaa, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 46.04 × 60.96 cm (18 1/8 × 24 in.)
sheet: 55.88 × 75.25 cm (22 × 29 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2013-142-6.jpg
Romare Bearden
American, 1911–1988
Home to Ithaca, 1979
color screenprint on wove Lana paper
image: 38.1 × 60.96 cm (15 × 24 in.)
sheet: 55.88 × 75.25 cm (22 × 29 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Richard A. Simms

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Filename: 2014-2-1-b.jpg
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Venetian, 1720–1778
Fragment of a Lion Bas-Relief (verso), 1750s
red chalk on laid paper
sheet: 21.1 × 34.7 cm (8 5/16 × 13 11/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Ahmanson Foundation

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Filename: 2014-9-1.jpg
Giovanni Badile
Italian, 1379–1448/1451
Portrait of a Boy in Profile, c. 1440s
pen and ink on laid paper
overall: 20.8 x 15.3 cm (8 3/16 x 6 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Woodner Collection, Gift of Dian Woodner

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Filename: 2014-12-1.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Sketch for Great America, c. 1994
pen and ink
overall: 21.59 × 27.94 cm (8 1/2 × 11 in.)
framed: 32.39 × 42.55 cm (12 3/4 × 16 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-2.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Sketch for Great America: Under Water, c. 1994
pen and ink
overall: 27.94 × 21.59 cm (11 × 8 1/2 in.)
framed: 42.55 × 32.39 cm (16 3/4 × 12 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-3.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Sketch for Great America, c. 1994
pen and ink
overall: 27.94 × 21.59 cm (11 × 8 1/2 in.)
framed: 42.55 × 32.39 cm (16 3/4 × 12 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-4.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America, c. 1994
conté crayon
overall: 60.96 × 45.72 cm (24 × 18 in.)
framed: 73.66 × 58.42 cm (29 × 23 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-5.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America: Tunnel of Love, c. 1994
graphite
overall: 101.6 × 66.04 cm (40 × 26 in.)
framed: 109.22 × 73.66 cm (43 × 29 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-6.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America, c. 1994
conté crayon
overall: 66.04 × 101.6 cm (26 × 40 in.)
framed: 73.66 × 109.22 cm (29 × 43 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-7.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America: Mother and Child, c. 1994
conté crayon
overall: 60.96 × 45.72 cm (24 × 18 in.)
framed: 73.66 × 58.42 cm (29 × 23 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-8.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America: Mother and Child, c. 1994
graphite
overall: 35.56 × 27.94 cm (14 × 11 in.)
framed: 47.63 × 37.47 cm (18 3/4 × 14 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-9.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Study for Great America: Mother and Child, c. 1994
graphite
overall: 35.56 × 27.94 cm (14 × 11 in.)
framed: 47.63 × 37.47 cm (18 3/4 × 14 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: 2014-12-10.jpg
Kerry James Marshall
American, born 1955
Final study for Great America, c. 1994
conté crayon
overall: 45.72 × 60.96 cm (18 × 24 in.)
framed: 58.42 × 73.66 cm (23 × 29 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

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Filename: callow.jpg
William Callow
British, 1812–1908
Corso Sant' Anastasia with the Palazzo Maffei in Verona, 1855
graphite and watercolor with gum arabic and touches of gouache on wove paper
sheet: 74.5 × 58.5 cm (29 5/16 × 23 1/16 in.)
Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin Fund

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Filename: fortuny.jpg
Mariano Fortuny y Carbó
Spanish, 1838–1874
A Moroccan Woman in Traditional Dress, 1866
watercolor on wove paper
sheet: 35.9 × 26 cm (14 1/8 × 10 1/4 in.)
Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin

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Filename: grimm.jpg
Ludwig Emil Grimm
German, 1790–1863
Clemens Brentano, 1837
graphite with gray and black ink
Gift of the Wolfgang Ratjen Foundation in Honor of Wolfgang Ratjen's 70th Birthday

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Carrie Mae Weems, born 1953
May Flowers, 2002
chromogenic print, printed 2013
image: 78.74 × 78.74 cm (31 × 31 in.)
framed: 85.09 × 85.09 cm (33 1/2 × 33 1/2 in.)
The National Gallery of Art, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund

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Filename: miro.jpg
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
Personnages, 1937
oil and ink on beaver board
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Robert and Mercedes Eichholz

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Filename: tanguy.jpg
Yves Tanguy
French, 1900–1955
Untitled, 1936
gouache on cardboard laid down on board
sheet: 9.21 × 28.1 cm (3 5/8 × 11 1/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Robert and Mercedes Eichholz

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Filename: kepes.jpg
György Kepes
American, 1906–2001
Juliet with Peacock Feather & Red Leaf, 1937/38
gelatin silver print with red gouche

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The National Gallery of Art Acquires Its First Work by Carrie Mae Weems, Screenprints from Romare Bearden’s Epic Odysseus Suite Series, and Other Rarities

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