Collections: Items Tagged "symbolism"

  • 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: Library Step-Chair

When a lever at the lower back of this armchair is depressed, the back rotates forward on brass hinges at the knees of the chair to reveal a...

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: Recumbent Lion

    Although lions were rare in pharaonic times, having been driven south by climate change, they remained important in Egyptian culture. An ima...

     
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    Found 16 Items Tagged "symbolism"


    YokeIce PitcherThe Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun (Rev. 12: 1-4)False Head for Burial Bundle or Mummy MaskPeyote RattleWhite CodFragment of Mantle or PonchoFounderingJacob Wrestling with the Angel (La Lutte de Jacob avec lAnge)CottonA Family of DervishesSketchFlowersBrass Altar StandAnimal Weight
    Objects
    A Different Reality: Symbolist Prints from the Collection
    Exhibitions