Collections: Libraries and Archives

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Toilet Dish in Two Parts in the Form of a Fish

A container for cosmetics or possibly medical ointment, this covered dish represents a tilapia fish. The tilapia symbolized fertility and wa...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Model Cart

    Animal-shaped pottery vessels mounted on oversized wheels had a long history in the ancient Middle East. This early example has the head of ...

     

    We're renovating our second floor to bring you a better experience, which means the Libraries and Archives are closed to the public until Fall 2016. In the meantime, our Library Online Catalogue is available for research. If you're a researcher who needs to access our resources, send us an email and we'll do our best to assist you. Thanks for your patience.

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