Collections: Thornton Oakley

  • 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: Ointment Flask which Has Papyrus Plants Upon It

Vessels such as this contained small amounts of oil or perfume used for cosmetic purposes. The primary decoration—papyrus plants risin...

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: Bwoom Mask

    Kuba mythology revolves around three figures, each represented by a masquerade character: Woot, the creator and founder of the ruling dynast...

     
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    Thornton Oakley – American, 1881-1953