Collections: API

  • 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: Double Pegasus, one of four, from the Coney Island High Pressure Pumping Station, 2301 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn

These sleek modernist versions of Pegasus, the flying horse of classical mythology, once flanked the entrances to the New York City Fire Ser...

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: Jar

    Agricultural fertility is the subject of this Nasca jar, on which four anthropomorphic monkeys—animal representations with human chara...


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    Returned in the context of calls to, collection.getItem, collection.getImages


    uri (Required)
    The standard derivative source of the image.
    thumb_uri (Required)
    The source of the thumb derivative.
    credit (Required)
    A string giving credit to the entity retaining rights to the photograph/scan.
    is_color (Required)
    Indicates whether image is a color photograph/scan or black&white. Either 'true' or 'false'.
    description (Optional)
    A word or two about the scope of the image (e.g., "overall").
    caption (Optional)
    When include_image_caption is true, this attribute contains a preassembled caption that identifies and credits the image.
    rank (Optional)
    In many contexts where an IMAGE element has many siblings (e.g., calls to collection.getImages), the rank attribute can be used to determine relative order.

    Parent Elements