Ivory’s value results from its scarcity, as well as its association with the elephant, a symbol of power and strength. Ivory bracelets...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Objects like this were called “basins for libations.” Priests used them in tombs to receive poured offerings for the deceased, s...
William Henry Goodyear (1846–1923) was the Brooklyn Museum's first curator of fine arts. A finding aid to the collection and an extensive selection of his photographs, either taken or collected by him, are now available online.
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