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MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS

RECENT ADDITIONS TO THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM COLLECTION

January 24, 2005

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s commitment to collecting is based on the belief that direct experience of an artwork is fundamental to understanding its social and historical context, meanings, and values.  Each year, the Museum’s collection grows through numerous acquisitions and donations.  Important works are sought in seven areas: Greek and Roman antiquities; European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture, and decorative arts; and European and American photographs.  Below are additions made to the collection over the past year.
 

ANTIQUITIES
 
43 pieces of ancient glass by various unknown makers
Assyrian or Achaemenid (Persian), Egyptian, Greek, and Roman
14th century B.C.–5th century A.D.
2004.2-44

DRAWINGS
  
BRITISH

William Turner of Oxford (British, 1789–1862)
Stonehenge - Twilight, about 1840
Watercolor
27 x 39.7 cm (10 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.)
2004.80


DUTCH
 
Hendrik Meyer (Dutch, 1744–1793)
Two drawings, 1787
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, gouache, pen and black ink framing lines
Various dimensions
2004.46

Nicolaes Berchem (Dutch, 1620–1683)
Cows Crossing a Ford with a Couple and a Dog, 1656
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash with contours incised.
14 x 18.1 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.)
2004.56

Cornelis Visscher (Dutch, about 1628–1658)
Portrait of a Woman, 1658
Black chalk on vellum
20.3 x 17.8 cm (8 x 7 in.)
2004.57

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660–1704)
Peasants Playing Backgammon and Merry-Making in a Tavern, 1694
Graphite and pen and gray ink on vellum
53 x 41.3 cm (20 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.)
2004.69

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660–1704)
A Seated Peasant Looking Down to the Right, Holding a Pitcher, about 1680s
Black and red chalk
24.7 x 22.9 cm (9 3/4 x 9 in.)
2004.72

Paulus van Liender (Dutch, 1731–1797)
Woodland Landscape, about 1780 - 1790
Pen and gray ink and wash over black chalk
32 x 29 cm (12 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
2004.78

FLEMISH

Lucas Achtschellinck (Flemish, 1626–1699)
A Wooded Landscape with a Path to a House, about 1640–1650
Pen and brown and gray ink, and watercolor over black chalk
36.2 x 31.8 cm (14 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)
2004.81
 
FRENCH

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, 1827–1875)
Studies of Horses, about 1870
Black and white chalk
33 x 26 cm (13 x 10 1/4 in.)
2004.45
 
Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (French, active about 1564–1588)
A Sheet of Studies with French Roses and an Ox-Eye Daisy, about 1570
Watercolor and gouache over black chalk
20.6 x 15.6 cm (8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)
2004.52

Paul Huet (French, 1803–1869)
View of a Valley in Normandy, 1825–1830
Watercolor
24.1 x 32.7 cm (9 1/2 x 12 7/8 in.)
2004.71

Claude Gillot (French, 1673–1722)
Four Figures in Theatrical Costume, about 1710
Pen and gray ink and brush with red wash
15 x 20 cm (5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
2004.76

François Bonvin (French, 1817–1887)
Self-Portrait, 1846 - 1847
Black chalk
33.5 x 24 cm (13 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
2004.77

Jean-Michel Moreau le jeune (French, 1741–1814)
The Nail Makers (Le Cloutier Grossier), about 1763
Pen and black ink and brush with gray wash over traces of black chalk
11.7 x 24.1 cm (4 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
2004.87

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904)
The Discouraged Artist (Le Découragement de l'artiste), 1895
Black lithographic crayon on tracing paper
23.5 x 23.5 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
2004.91

Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)
Miss Lala at the Fernando Circus, 1879
Pastel on faded blue paper
46.4 x 29.8 cm (18 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
2004.93
  
GERMAN

Barbara Regina Dietzsch (German, 1706–1783)
Dandelion, about 1755
Watercolor and gouache on vellum, bordered in gold
29 x 21 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
2004.147

ITALIAN

Federico Zuccaro (Italian, about 1541–1609)
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine, after Correggio, about 1595
Black and red chalks
14.8 x 13.1 cm (5 13/16 x 5 3/16 in.)
2004.82
 
Gaspare Diziani (Italian, 1689–1767)
The Crowned Madonna and Child in Glory, with Saints Sebastian, Roch, Jerome, and John Nepomuk, about 1718
Pen and brown ink, brush with gray wash over red chalk
39.6 x 27 cm (15 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
2004.83

Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, 1729–1804)
A Seated Man Playing a Guitar, about 1760
Pen and gray ink, brush with gray wash
37.5 x 29.5 cm (14 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)
2004.84
 
NETHERLANDISH

Pieter Moninckx (Netherlandish, about 1606–1686)
View of Civitavecchia with the Harbor Wall, about 1660
Watercolor over pen and gray ink
18.1 x 34.3 cm (7 1/8 x 13 1/2 in.)
2004.146
 
SWISS

Jean-Étienne Liotard (Swiss, 1702–1789)
Portrait of Charles-Benjamin de Langes de Montmirail, baron de Lubières, about 1760
Graphite and black, brown, and red chalks, with stumping and red gouache
(recto); black, orange and red chalks with stumping (verso)
22 x 18.3 cm (8 11/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
2004.75
  
MANUSCRIPTS
 
FRENCH

Jean Bourdichon (French, 1457–1521, active Tours, France early 1480s–1521)
Portrait of Louis XII
Leaf from the Hours of Louis XII; Tours, about 1498–1499
Tempera and gold on parchment
Leaf: 24.3 x 15.7 cm (9 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.)
2004.1 (Ms. 79a)

Jean Bourdichon (French, 1457–1521, active Tours, France early 1480s–1521)
The Presentation in the Temple
Leaf from the Hours of Louis XII; Tours, 1497–1498
Tempera and gold on parchment
Leaf: 24 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
2004.66 (Ms. 79b)

ITALIAN

Niccolò da Bologna (Italian, active Bologna 1349–1403)
Initial S: Pentecost
Cutting from a choir book; Bologna, about 1394–1402
Tempera and gold on parchment
Leaf: 21.6 x 21 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
2004.48 (Ms. 86)


Matteo da Milano (Italian, active 1492–1523)
Missal; Rome, about 1520
Tempera and gold on parchment
Object: 33.6 x 23.4 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)
2004.65 (Ms. 87)

PAINTINGS

FRANCE OR GERMANY

Unknown maker, Franco-Flemish Master, active in Burgundy
The Adoration of the Magi with Saint Anthony Abbot, about 1390–1410
Oil and tempera with gold and silver leaf on panel
104.6 x 188.5 cm (41 3/16 x 74 3/16 in.)
2004.68

FRENCH

Gustave Courbet (French, 1819–1877)
Grotto of Sarrazine near Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne, about 1864
Oil on canvas
50 x 60 cm (19 11/16 x 23 5/8 in.)
2004.47
  
Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes (French, 1750–1819)
Classical Landscape with Figures and Sculpture, 1788
Oil on panel
28.8 x 41 cm (11 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)
2004.145
 
PHOTOGRAPHS
 
AMERICAN
 
Edmund Teske (American, 1911–1996)
Six photographs, 1938–1970s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.49

Garry Winogrand (American, 1928–1984)
Twelve photographs, about 1960–1975
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.50

Joe Schwartz (American, born 1913)
Twelve photographs, 1930s–1960s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.53

Robert Adams (American, born 1937)
Six photographs, 1968–1983
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.54

Edmund Teske (American, 1911–1996)  
Six photographs, 1931 - 1938
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.55

Martin Elkort (American, born 1929)
Eight photographs, 1946–1948
Gelatin silver
17.8 x 19.1 cm (7 x 7 1/2 in.) to 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.)
2004.59

Mary Ellen Mark (American, born 1940)
Seventeen photographs, 1966–1983
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.60

Lisette Model (American, born Austria, 1901–1983)
Seven photographs, 1945–1959
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.62

Joe Schwartz (American, born 1913)
Four photographs, 1930s–1940s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.63

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point, about 1878
Albumen silver
54.4 x 39.2 cm (21 7/16 x 15 7/16 in.)
2004.70

Lee Miller (American, 190 –1977)
Four photographs, 1944–1945
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.73
 
Carleton Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
Ten photographs, about 1888
Albumen silver
Various dimensions
2004.85

JoAnn Callis (American, born 1940, active 1960s)
Twenty-eight photographs, 1974–2000
Gelatin silver, chromogenic, iris and cibachrome
12.7 x 12.7 cm (5 x 5 in.) to 90.2 x 71.1 cm (35 1/2 x 28 in.)
2004.86
 
Robert Adams (American, born 1937)
Eleven photographs, 1968–1981
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.89

Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Four photographs, Negatives 1954; Prints about 1955
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.92

Various known and unknown American makers,
including O.B. DeMorat, Jordan, and G.W. Patton
Fifty-six portraits, 1848-1860s
Salt prints, many hand colored
Various dimensions
2004.94-144

Abraham Zapruder (American, 1905 –1970)
John F. Kennedy's Assassination (Frame 230 from 16mm amateur film), 1963
Gelatin silver, with black ink applied by hand
19.1 x 30.6 cm (7 1/2 x 12 1/16 in.)
2004.148

Robert Jackson (American, born 1934)
Assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963
Gelatin silver
26.7 x 34.5 cm (10 1/2 x 13 9/16 in.)
2004.149

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
Oswego Iron Works, Willamette River, 1867
Albumen silver
40 x 52.5 cm (15 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)
2004.150

Robert Adams (American, born 1937)
Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, about 1970
Gelatin silver
12.4 x 14.9 cm (4 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
2004.151
 
Milton Rogovin (American, born 1909)
Twenty-three photographs, 1958 - 1961
Vintage gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.153
Gift of Laura M. & John V. Knaus

Ralph Eugene Meatyard (American, 1925–1972)
Untitled (Doll heads), about 1959
Gelatin silver
17.6 x 18.6 cm (6 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
2004.155

Robert Capa (American, born Hungary, 1913–1954)
Two photographs, 1943–1944
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.156
 
John Divola (American, born 1949)
Thirty-five photographs, 1977–1982
Dye transfer and chromogenic
Various dimensions
2004.157
Gift of the Wilson Centre for Photography

Robert Weingarten (American, born 1941)
Twenty-five photographs, 2001–2003
Pigment and iris prints on somerset velvet
Various dimensions
2004.158
Gift of Alvin and Heidi Toffler
 
Weegee (American, born Austria 1899–1968)
[After Midnight, Rescue of an Old Woman at Tenement house, 10th Ave. and 60th Street], 1941
Gelatin silver
34.6 x 21.3 cm (13 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.) [irregular]
2004.159
Gift of David Raymond

Richard Misrach (American, born 1949)
Four photographs, 1991
Chromogenic
Various dimensions
2004.160
Gift of Weston Naef

Laura Volkerding (American, 1939–1996)
Stonecarver's Studio, near Vicenza, 1988
Gelatin silver print
33.7 x 47.6 cm (13 1/4 x 18 3/4 in.)
2004.161
Gift of John Walsh in honor of Barbara Whitney
 
Unknown American Maker
Two photographs, late 1850s
Hand-colored tintype
Various dimensions
2004.162
Gift of Gordon Baldwin and Margaret Stage Salter

Aaron Siskind (American, 1903–1991)
Fifteen photographs, 1973 - 1987
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.163
Gift of Dan and Jeanne Fauci

Lisette Model (American, born Austria, 1901–1983)
Three photographs, 1945–1959
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.164
Gift of Galerie Baudoin Lebon / Galerie Maurice Keitelman

Diane Arbus (American, 1923–1971)
Three photographs, 1965 (negative)
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.165
Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt

Ryuijie (American, born Japan 1950)
Oak Trees, about 2000
Platinum print
9.5 x 11.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
2004.166
Gift of Gary and Barbara Baugh

Boris Yaro (American, born 1938)
Two photographs, 1968
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.167
Gift of Fahey/Klein Gallery

Lewis Baltz (American, born 1945)
Forty prints from the Park City portfolio, 1980
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.168
Gift of Michael R. Kaplan, MD 
 
Geoff Winningham (American, born 1943)
Toru Tananaka on the Ropes, Wrestling, Houston, 1971
Gelatin silver
29.7 x 44.8 cm (11 11/16 x 17 5/8 in.)
2004.174
Gift of anonymous collector

Henry Holmes Smith (American, 1909–1986)
Fifty-five photographs, 1930–1986
Gelatin silver and dye transfer
Various dimensions
2004.175
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Art Sinsabaugh (American, 1924–1983)
Six photographs, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.176
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Kenneth Josephson (American, born 1932)
Untitled, 1962
Gelatin silver
16.5 x 10.6 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)
2004.177
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Val Telberg (American, 1910–1995)
Untitled, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver
12.7 x 17.5 cm (5 x 6 7/8 in.)
2004.178
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

John Pfahl (American, born 1939)
Australian Pines, Fort De Soto, Florida, February 1977
Chromogenic
20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.)
2004.179
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Todd Walker (American, 1917–1998)
Untitled, 1975
Offset lithograph
27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)
2004.180
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Jerry Uelsmann (American, born 1934)
Two photographs, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.181
Gift of the Smith Family Trust
 
Unknown American Maker
Workshop, 1956
Gelatin silver
40.6 x 50.6 cm (16 x 19 15/16 in.)
2004.182

Jack Welpott (American, born 1923)
Portrait of Henry Holmes Smith, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver35.2 x 27.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)
2004.183
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Clarence John Laughlin (American, 1905–1985)
Two photographs, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.184
Gift of the Smith Family Trust
 
 
Jerome Liebling (American, born 1924)
Cars, 1964
Gelatin silver
20.3 x 12.5 cm (8 x 4 15/16 in.)
2004.185
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Roxanne Enyeart (American)
Abstraction, 1950s–1970s
Gelatin silver
17.6 x 17.8 cm (6 15/16 x 7 in.)
2004.186
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

Charles Swedlund (American, born 1935)
Nudes, 1969
Gelatin silver
11 x 10.3 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)
2004.187
Gift of the Smith Family Trust

BELGIAN

Fernand Khnopff (Belgian, 1858–1921)
Three photographs, about 1889–1902
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.90

BRITISH

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, 1800–1877)
Four prints, 1852 - 1860s
Photoglyphic engraving, photographic engraving, ink on paper
Various dimensions
2004.88

Larry Burrows (British, 1926–1971)
Reaching Out, South Vietnam, 1966, 1966 (negative); 1987 (print)
At a First-Aid Center During Operation Prairie, 1966 (negative); 1987 (print)
Near Dong Ha, South Vietnam, 1966, 1966 (negative); 1987 (print)
Dye transfer
45.7 x 69.9 cm (18 x 27 1/2 in.)
2004.154

Charles Clifford (British, 1819/1820–1863, active Spain 1850s –1863)
Spanish Cathedral, about 1855
Albumen silver
34.9 x 25.9 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)
2004.169
Gift of The John Eric Matthiesen Collection
 
Alexander Bullock (British, active late 1850–1860s)
View of ruins, 1860s–1870s
Albumen silver
26 x 36.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)
2004.170
Gift of Edgar Munhall given in honor of Gordon Baldwin

Grace Robertson (British, born 1930)
Women's pub outing, Battersea, London, about 1970s
Gelatin silver
29.2 x 25.4 cm (11 1/2 x 10 in.)
2004.173
Gift of anonymous collector
 
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, 1800–1877)
Villagio, 1834
Salt print from a cliché verre negative
17.5 x 10.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
2004.188
Gift of Alexander Novak

CZECH

František Drtikol (Czech, 1883–1961)
Portrait of a composer (possibly Yanasek), about 1930s
Gelatin silver
19.4 x 16.7 cm (7 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)
2004.172
Gift of anonymous collector

FRENCH

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908–2004, active France and Mexico 1930s, Far East 1940s)
Forty-three photographs, 1946–1961
Gelatin silver
Various dimensions
2004.74

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)
Three photographs, about 1842–1844
Daguerrotype
Various dimensions
2004.79

Brassaï (French, born Hungary, 1899–1984)
Tableau Vivant: Picasso's 'L'Arlequin', 1951
Gelatin silver
29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
2004.152 
 
René Le Bègue (French, 1857–1914)
Draped woman, 1902–1904
Halftone
16.8 x 13 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
2004.171
Gift of anonymous collector

SCULPTURE & DECORATIVE ARTS
 
FRENCH

Unknown French Maker
Fire back, about 1697–1725
Cast iron
80 x 96 cm (2 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 3 ft. 1 7/8 in.)
2004.58

Domenico Cucci (French, born Italy, before 1640–1705)
Wall Light, 1693
Gilt bronze
H:  21.6 x W:  12.7 x D:  19.1 cm (H:  8 1/2 x W:  5 x D:  7 1/2 in.)
2004.67
 
SWISS

Workshop of Carl von Egeri (Swiss, 1510–1562)
Lucretia, 1561
Pot metal, clear glass, vitreous paint, silver stain, and eisenrot
33 x 23 cm (13 x 9 1/16 in.)
2004.64
 

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