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Letter from Charles Baudelaire to Richard Wagner

Description: The fourth and final page of the letter is written in pen and ink in French. Baudelaire's signature is included at the end of the page.
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Date: February 17, 1860
Creator: Baudelaire, Charles
Item Type: Letter

Letter from Charles Baudelaire to Richard Wagner

Description: The first page of the letter is written in pen and ink on paper in French. The date is at the top of the page and Baudelaire addresses Wagner as monsieur.
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Date: February 17, 1860
Creator: Baudelaire, Charles
Item Type: Letter

Woman with a Crescent Moon or, Eclipse

Description: The head and bust of a woman is in front of a bright moon.
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Date: 1888
Creator: Besnard, Albert
Item Type: Artwork

Caryatid

Description: The vertically oriented painting depicts a crouched woman with her arms raised on a yellow background. The female figure is outlined with heavy black strokes.
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Date: 1913/1914~
Creator: Modigliani, Amedeo
Item Type: Artwork

[Tapestry in the Chagall Hall Knesset Assembly Hall, Jerusalem]

Description: The colorful tapestry depicts Jerusalem as the focus of the Jewish experience and its history. The tapestry depicted in this view is the left most section of the triptych.
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Date: 1965/1968
Creator: Chagall, Marc
Item Type: Artwork

Basket of Eggs

Description: A wicker basket with a red ribbon tied to the handle holds three eggs and a small white feather nestled on top of a piece of white fabric. The basket rests on a brick surface.
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Date: 1960
Creator: Cadiou, Henri
Item Type: Artwork

Mural from the Fouquet Jewellers in Paris

Description: The interior of the jewelry store consisted of decorative wood and bronze details including a large peacock that hung over the main jewelry cabinet.
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Date: 1901
Creator: Mucha, Alphonse

Metepec Tree of Life

Description: The decorative object holds seven candles and is covered with many figures, leaves, flowers and animals in various colors on a red ground.
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Date: 1900/1999~

General View of Universal Exposition, Paris, 1889

Description: A three-fourths angle aerial view illustrates the grounds of the Universal Exposition of 1889 and is noted as such on the engraving.
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Date: 1889
Item Type: Artwork

Prince of Darkness

Description: The artwork created on a black background has as the main image what might be a multi-color seated figure. Spots of color dot the sky and on the right hand side is a silver gray vertical streak running the length of the work. The work is abstracted.
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Date: 1937
Creator: Michaux, Henri
Item Type: Artwork

Colosseum, Rome

Description: The painting depicts stone ruins in close detail.
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Date: 1835
Creator: Alt, Rudolf von
Item Type: Artwork

Proun 93

Description: The square painting has a yellow background with a large white circle and several black circles attached to some stick-like geometric lines and shapes. The concentric circles are nested inside each other off center so that the effect is almost of a spiral.
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Date: 1924
Creator: Lissitzky, El
Item Type: Artwork

On a Journey to Beautiful Countryside

Description: The painting depicts a group of merry people, a sleeping child, a man and a woman with binoculars, a man sharing his reading material, a woman gazing out of the window, on a train. The costumes, hats, and furniture are fanciful and colorful.
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Date: 1892
Creator: Menzel, Adolph
Item Type: Artwork

Breakfast at the Cafe

Description: The painting depicts at the far left of the composition a man entering the cafe while a young boy stands on a chair and cleans the window. The painting is mounted on a larger piece of paper creating a wide border.
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Date: 1894
Creator: Menzel, Adolph
Item Type: Artwork

Color Globes for Copper

Description: Color studies in gradations from dark to light are displayed on circles and spheres.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Runge, Philipp Otto
Item Type: Artwork

Richard Wagner

Description: The portrait depicts a man wearing a white vest holding his hands in front with his fingers intertwined. He is wearing a dark coat, has some facial beard and sleek black hair with some curls.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Becker, Ernst August
Item Type: Artwork

Yellow Painting

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1949
Creator: Newman, Barnett
Item Type: Artwork