Image of an angel with large, dark, sweeping wings and a halo. Facing left. A man looks up at the angel in the left corner facing right. Signed in the far right corner. Unframed: 8.5" x 10" Framed: 19" x 21.5" Website: http://thedali.org/
Original 1821 or printed later in the 19th Century
A black and white, intimate battle scene where one large muscular man in classical armor attacks three other figures with a shield and spear. His back is to the audience but his face is visible in profile. The background is made up of a confusion of bodies and weapons. Sight: 16 1/2" x 12". http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/harvey_william_assassinationoflsdentatus.htm,
Three women in rollers and glasses sit underneath hair dryers at a hairdresser's shop. They are smoking or reading magazines and look straight out at the viewer on a lime green background. The piece is signed in the lower left. Sight: 32" x 48". http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv78675
Fantastical astrological image. Woman with a scorpion hat rides a strange mythological horse and holds a centaur with a bow and a stick with many multi-colored streamers. Set against a black background with multicolor, differing sized spheres. 102/250. Unframed: 17.5 x 19.5" Framed: 29" x 30.5" Website: http://www.art.com/gallery/id--a739904/guillaume-azoulay-posters.htm
A pair of six-fold screens with flat, gold backgrounds. They are decorated with floral deigns of pampas grass, bush clover, and chrysanthemum sprays. They each have a red Inen seal stamp in one corner. Dimensions: 65 1/4" x 142 1/2" x 3/4." For more about the Rimpa School: http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/article_index/j/japanese_painting_rimpa.aspx, http://www.tcd.ie/History_of_Art/assets/pdf/ug/japan/Rimpa.pdf.
This puppet head has all its features painted on, including thin mouth, small eyes, wrinkles, and gray eyebrows. Its hair is pulled back into a bun and it gray-yellow. This puppet would play the role of Taikoki. Dimensions: 13" x 5" x 7 1/2". For more information about Bunraku puppets see: http://www2.ntj.jac.go.jp/unesco/bunraku/en/.Two other valuable resources published by Whitman College discussing its collection of Bunraku puppets include "The Doll Theatre: Bunraku Puppets in the Whitman Collection" (1995) and "Moveable Mysteries: The Immortality of Bunraku Puppet Theatre" (2009). See the Sheehan Gallery website to purchase either text.
A horse stands in front of its trailer which has three spare tires attached to its side. Other trailers can be seen in the background. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right and is print number 220/250. Sight: 22 1/2" x 30". http://www.londonartsgroup.com/Artist-Detail.cfm?ArtistsID=468, http://www.langsdewal.com/artists/richard-mclean
Two large blocks of stone stand upright and hold a horizontal block several feet off the ground. Three smaller, decorative blocks of stone rest near the upright blocks, one on the left side and two on the right.
A baseball catcher in a white pinstripe uniform with red undershirt, black pads, helmet, and brown glove squats ready to catch the pitch against a lime green background. The piece is signed in the upper right. Sight: 44" x 32". http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv78675
A yellow-green, barren field with black tumble weeds and leafless trees in the foreground and background. The print was published by Crow's Shadow Press and signed by the artist. Sight: 17" x 30". http://www.kaywalkingstick.com/statement/index.htm
Four seals and two fish float above a green patch. The top portion of the image is occupied by an olive green circle with a blue slash through the center. Website: http://www.crowsshadow.org/pages/gallery
A Japanese painting in ink on paper, mounted on a hanging scroll. It depicts an autumn scene with bush clover in the foreground that crickets perched on. A large white moon rises in the background. The piece is signed by the artist. Dimensions: entire scroll: 74 x 21 1/4," painted image: 40 3/8"x 16 3/8."