Acquisition Highlights, 2015 2013  |  2014  |  2015

The Entombment of Christ, 1700–1701
Purchase, Chairman's Council Gifts, Annenberg Foundation Gift, Alvaro Saieh Gift, Alejandro Santo Domingo Gift, Mary Trumbull Adams Trust Fund, Bernard and Audrey Aronson Gift, Jon and Barbara Landau Gift, Acquisitions Fund and Louis V. Bell Gift, 2016 (2016.482)
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Untitled (Studio), 2014
Purchase, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation Gift, Acquisitions Fund and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Multicultural Audience Development Initiative Gift, 2015 (2015.366)
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Tile with Griffin, early 16th century
Gift of Sam Fogg, 2015 (2015.144)
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Vanity Box, A.H. 1204/A.D. 1789
Purchase, Goldman Sachs Gift, 2015 (2015.252)
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Vishnu, dated August 12, 1105
Purchase, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, The Vincent Astor Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Chilton Jr. Gifts, and The Fred Eychaner Charitable Fund Gift, in honor of John Guy, 2015 (2015.678)
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Study for Divine Justice, ca. 1802
Purchase, Charles and Jessie Price Gift, in honor of George R. Goldner, 2015 (2015.44)
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Crown of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, known as the Crown of the Andes, Ca. 1660 (diadem) and ca. 1770 (arches)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Acquisitions Fund and Mary Trumbull Adams Fund, 2015 (2015.437)
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Shirt of Mail and Plate of Al-Ashraf Sayf ad-Din Qaitbay (ca. 1416/18–1496), 18th Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, ca. 1468–96
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, and Rogers, Acquisitions and Fletcher Funds, 2016 (2016.99)
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Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Singiti), 19th–early 20th century
Purchase, Jane and Gerald Katcher, Lila Acheson Wallace, Daniel and Marian Malcolm, Hamilton E. James, Anonymous and Steven Kossak Gifts, 2015 (2015.119)
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La Frayeur, 1861–64
Purchase, The Camille M. Lownds Fund, Joyce F. Menschel Gift, Louis V. Bell and 2012 Benefit Funds, and C. Jay Moorhead Foundation Gift, 2015 (2015.395)
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Brancusi's "Endless Column" in Mr. Steichen's Garden, Voulangis, France, ca. 1922
Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2015 (2015.422)
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Marble and limestone statue of an attendant, late 4th or 3rd century B.C.
Purchase, 2005 Benefit and Philippe de Montebello Funds; Spiro Latsis, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Butler, Anonymous, James H. and Zoe Moshovitis, Dr. and Mrs. Roy Vagelos, Lewis M. Dubroff, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Beinecke, Cynthia Hazen Polsky, Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen, Annette de la Renta, Basil P. Goulandris, Andrés A. Mata, Joyce Frank Menschel, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ruddock, Shelby White, and James and Theodore Pedas Family Foundation Gifts, in honor of Mary Jaharis, 2015 (2015.66)
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The Death of Socrates, ca. 1786
Purchase, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Acquisitions Endowment Fund and Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Fisch Gifts, 2015 (2015.149)
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[Gallery of Mystery, London], 1890s
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2015 (2015.394)
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Christ Carrying the Cross, ca. 1520–25
Gift of Honorable J. William Middendorf II, and Purchase, Walter and Leonore Annenberg and The Annenberg Foundation Gift, Director's Fund, Gift of George A. Hearn, by exchange, and Marquand and The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Funds, 2016 (2016.39)
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Barrel-Shaped Jug with a Fox and a Cockerel, late 13th century
The Cloisters Collection, 2015 (2015.141)
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Second Palace at Mitla, Mexico., February 1860
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Moran Gift, in memory of Louise Chisholm Moran, 2015 (2015.236)
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Mr. Man, 2001
Gift of Craig and Elizabeth Zammiello, 2015 (2015.701)
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House Model, 100 B.C.–A.D. 200
Gift of Joanne P. Pearson, in memory of Andrall E. Pearson, 2015 (2015.306)
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Brooch with Carved Emeralds and Sapphires by Cartier, Emerald: 17th century; setting: ca. 1920
Gift of Her Highness Sheikha Amna bint Mohammed Al-Thani, 2015 (2015.54)
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Slips, 2009
Purchase, Vital Projects Fund Inc. Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2015 (2015.411)
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Portrait of Madame Paul Meurice, née Palmyre Granger, ca. 1845–50
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick, Louis V. Bell, and Harry G. Sperling Funds, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, and Leon D. and Debra R. Black Gift, 2016 (2016.20)
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how to make a refugee, 1999
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2015 (2015.280)
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Book of Hours, ca. 1530–35
The Cloisters Collection, 2015 (2015.706)
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Bonfire, 2013–15
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 2015 (2015.457a, b)
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Sachihongo Mask, 19th–early 20th century
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace, Anonymous, Dr. and Mrs. Sidney G. Clyman, The Katcher Family Foundation Inc., Steven Kossak, and Holly and David Ross Gifts, 2016 (2016.106)
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Elephant Sword, 15th–17th century
Gift of Jeri Garbaccio, in honor of Donald J. La Rocca, 2015 (2015.103)
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Bes rattle, ca. 945–664 BC
Purchase, 2007 Benefit Fund and Lila Acheson Wallace and Diane Carol Brandt Gifts, 2015 (2015.11)
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Let My People Go, ca. 1935–39
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2015 (2015.42)
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Sideboard, known as The Pericles Dressoir, 1866
Purchase, Gift of Irwin Untermyer, by exchange; Romano I. Peluso, Ada Peluso, William Lie Zeckendorf, Lila Acheson Wallace, Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation, Carol Grossman, Patricia Wengraf Ltd., Anonymous, Henry Arnhold, Marilyn and Lawrence Friedland, Irene Roosevelt Aitken, Andrew Butterfield and Claire Schiffman, Jason Jacques, Anne Rorimer, and Ian Wardropper and Sarah McNear Gifts, in honor of James David Draper, 2015 (2015.281a, b)
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Tile with Eagle Motif, late 13th–14th century
The Cloisters Collection, 2015 (2015.142)
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The Great Executioner with the Head of Saint John the Baptist, 1658
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, in honor of George R. Goldner, 2015 (2015.43)
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The Column, 2013
Purchase, J. Stewart Johnson Gift, 2015 (2015.447)
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[Man Calming a Young Boy Posing before the Camera], ca. 1850
Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2015 (2015.423)
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The Lamentation, ca. 1560
Purchase, Alejandro Santo Domingo and Annette de la Renta Gifts; Bequests of George D. Pratt and of Annette B. McFadden, and Gifts of Estate of George Quackenbush, in his memory, of Dr. and Mrs. Max A. Goldzieher, of Francis Neilson, of Dr. Foo Chu and Dr. Marguerite Hainje-Chu, of Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. Burns, and of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Logan, and other gifts and bequests, by exchange; Victor Wilbour Fund; and Hester Diamond Gift, 2015 (2015.398)
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Untitled, 2005
Purchase, Charles B. Hoyt Fund, by exchange, 2015 (2015.463)
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The West Wind, Lynmouth, 1866
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2015 (2015.546)
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JG, 2013
Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Purchased for The Metropolitan Museum of Art with Gift of The A.L. Levine Family Foundation, by exchange, and The Raymond and Beverly Sackler 21st Century Art Fund. Purchased for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with funds provided by Steve Tisch. 2015 (2015.129)
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Hortensia, 1884
Purchase, Bequest of Julia W. Emmons, by exchange, and Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, and Gift of Charles Hack and the Hearn Family Trust, 2015 (2015.263)
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A Successful Hunt, 1906
Marguerite and Frank A. Cosgrove Jr. Fund, 2015 (2015.613)
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Tile with Arms of Thomas Coke, early 16th century
The Cloisters Collection, 2015 (2015.143)
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The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, 1789
Rogers Fund, 2015 (2015.46)
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Saint Paul of Thebes tempted by a demon, after Magnasco, ca. 1720–30
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 2015 (2015.513)
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Bonchurch Downs, 1865
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2015 (2015.516)
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Honor from the series "The Honors", designed before 1520, woven between 1525 and 1532
Purchase, 2014 Benefit and Director’s Funds, several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, Ambassador and Mrs. W. L. Lyons Brown, Richard M. Chilton, and Josephine Jackson Foundation Gifts, 2015 (2015.396)
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The Church of the Trinità dei Monti and the Villa Medici, Rome, ca. 1808
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2015 (2015.484)
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[Boy with a Cat in his Arms Leaning Against a Shop Window], 1934
Purchase, Twentieth-Century Photography Fund and Kurtz Family Foundation Gift, 2015 (2015.40)
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Pine Bend, 1885
Purchase, Acquisitions Fund and Mr. and Mrs. John A. Moran Gift, in memory of Louise Chisholm Moran, 2015 (2015.39)
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"Royal George" Cello, 1782
Gift of Mona and Bradford Endicott, in honor of Ken Moore, 2016 (2016.786a–c)
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Suraj Uddin Mending Chain Mail, Jaipur, 1926, 1926
Purchase, 1926 (2015.491)
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Adam and Eve Mourning the Death of Abel, ca. 1576
Frits and Rita Markus Fund, 2015 (2015.483)
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John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, early to mid-1730s
Purchase, Director's Fund, Wrightsman Fund, in honor of Olga Raggio, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill, Hester Diamond, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Chilton Jr. Gifts, 2015 (2015.35)
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Senami, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011
Purchase, Vital Projects Fund Inc. Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel and Hideyuki Osawa Gift, 2015 (2015.276)
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Longcase equation regulator, ca. 1752
Purchase, Acquisitions Fund, and Annette de la Renta, Mercedes T. Bass, Beatrice Stern, Susan Weber, William Lie Zeckendorf, Alexis Gregory, and John and Susan Gutfreund Gifts, in honor of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2015 (2016.28a–e)
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"Four Seasons" enamel liqueur service, ca. 1710
Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Acquisitions Fund, 2015 (2015.387a–j)
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Design for the Decoration of Two Firearms Accessories, a Ladle and a Screwdriver, ca. 1850–51
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Bequest, 2015 (2015.99)
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Costume Design for a Eunuch in Scheherazade, ca. 1910
Bequest of Sallie Blumenthal, 2015 (2015.787.6)
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Fish Market, 1568
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift and Bequest of George Blumenthal, by exchange, 2015 (2015.146)
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The arrival of Henry III of France at the Lido in Venice in 1574, 1591
Gift of Carolyn Bullard and Susan Schulman, in honor of George Goldner, 2015 (2015.53)
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Vajracarya's Ritual Crown, 13th century
Gift of Barbara and David Kipper, 2016 (2016.408)
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Labret, Serpent with Articulated Tongue, 13th–early 16th century
Purchase, 2015 Benefit Fund and Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2016 (2016.64)
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