2011 Acquisitions Highlights

Dirck van Delen
Netherlands, 1604 or 1605–1671
Netherlands 17th C.
Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba 1642
Oil on panel
46 x 67 in.
116.8 x 170.2 cm
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1950, lot 110; private collection Sweden; Anonymous sale ("property of a Swedish collector"), Christie's, London, 8 July 1893, lot 90 (with note stating "the staffage is probably the work of Jan Olis"); with John Hoogsteder, The Hague (dealer); from whom acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Saul Steinberg, NY, circa 1985; consigned to Richard Feigen, NY, 1992-94, returned unsold to Steinberg; by whom sold ("Property from the Collection of Saul and Gayfryd Steinberg") Sotheby's, New York, 22 January 2004, lot 108; where acquired by the Hascoe Family, which sold it at Sotheby's, NY, 27 January 2011, lot 168, and acquired by CAC
2011.2 Museum purchase in memory of Professor Lorenz Eitner, Chair, Department of Art, Director, Stanford Museum, 1964–1989, with funds from the Membership Acquisitions Fund, the Art and Anne Dauer Fund, the Kazak Fund, and lead gifts from Phyllis Diebenkorn and Marilyn Hohbach. Additional contributions came from the Ducommun and Gross Foundation, Nancy and Hamilton Harris, Lynn and James Gibbons, Boots and George Liddle, Darle and Patrick Maveety, and 41 of Professor Eitner’s students and friends
Henry Peter Bosse
U.S.A., b. Germany, 1844–1903
U.S.A. 19th C.
New Ponton Bridge at Prairie du Chien, Wis. 1891
Cyanotype, plate 193b from "Views on the Misissippi River between Minneapolis, Minn. and St. Louis, Mo"
14-7/16 x 17-3/16 in. (sheet)
37 x 44 cm (sheet)
From the artist to Major Alexander Mackenzie; to his daughter, Mrs. Lucia Hendley, 1921; Henry Nelson Bond, Jr., 1958; Private collector, 1988; sold at Sotheby’s, New York, to Simon Lowensky, 1990; Stephen Cohen; Lee Gallery (dealer), Winchester, MA, 2010
2011.4 Elizabeth K. Raymond Fund
Pierre-Alexandre Aveline
France, 1684–1721
France 18th C.
The Sign (L'Enseigne) c. 1732
Etching and engraving. Dacier & Vuaflart 115 iii/iii
20-3/8 x 33 in. (plate)
51.8 x 83.8 cm (plate)
Private collection, France; R. Stanley Johnson (dealer), Chicago, IL.
2011.17 Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund

John Wilson
U.S.A., b. 1922 Mexico
20th C.
Worker (Trabajador) 1951
Lithographic crayon with ink and graphite on paper
18-3/4 x 13 in. (image) ; 22-5/8 x 17 in. (sheet)
47.6 x 33 cm (image); 57.5 x 43.2 cm (sheet)
From the artist to Martha Richardson Fine Art (dealer), Boston, MA.
2011.18.1 Robert E. and Mary B. P. Gross Fund
Jacob Matham
Netherlands, 1571–1631
Netherlands 16th C.
Table of Cebes 1592
Engraving. Published by Dancker Dankerts
26-3/8 x 49-5/8 in. (plate)
67 x 126 cm (plate)
Rossini (auction), Paris, May 11. 2010, lot 6; Eric Gillis (dealer), Brussels, Belgium (on view at Galerie Terrades, Paris); Kirk Edward Long, Oakland, CA
2011.33 The Kirk Edward Long Collection, given in honor of Thomas K. Seligman by Kirk Edward Long
Ambreen Butt
Pakistan, b. 1969
Pakistan 20th C.
Daughter of the East 2008
Five etchings and aquatints, 2/30 from the suite "Daughter of the East"
18 x 13 in. (image); 25 x 19 in. (sheet)
45.7 x 33 cm (image); 63.5 x 48.3 cm (sheet)
Produced at Wingate Studios, Hinsdale, NH; consigned to Carroll and Sons, Boston
2011.38.1–5 Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund
Artist unknown
Ethiopia 15th C.
Processional Cross 15th century
Bronze
9-3/16x 8-7/16 in.
24.9 x 21.4 cm
Acquired by Samm Fogg Ltd (inv. # 11734) in London in August 2006 from a French collector, M. Guillotin, which had acquired object about 20 years before.
2011.40 Museum purchase made possible by the Phyllis Wattis Program Fund
Christopher Brown
U.S.A., b. 1951
U.S.A. 20th C.
Orders 1993
Acrylic on canvas
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Claude and Louise Rosenberg
2011.68 Gift of Claude and Louise Rosenberg, transferred from the Graduate School of Business
<image not available> Manuel Neri
U.S.A., b. 1930
U.S.A. 20th C.
Mujer Pegada Series No. 3 2006
Bronze and oil-based pigments, 2/4
77-3/4 x 55 x 12-1/2 in.
197.5 x 139.7 x 31.8 cm
2011.69 Gift by Manuel Neri in recognition of Curator Hilarie Faberman's support of California artists
<image not available> Manuel Neri
U.S.A., b. 1930
U.S.A. 20th C.
Mujer Pegada Series No. 6 2005-2006
Bronze and oil-based pigments, 2/4
84-1/2 x 54-1/2 x 15-1/4 in.
214.6 x 138.4 x 38.7 cm
2011.70 Gift by Manuel Neri in recognition of Director Thomas K. Seligman's support of California artists
Artist unknown
Japan 17th C.–19th C.
Screen with "The Tale of the Genji" and Battle Scenes (one of a pair)17th century–19th century
Paper, lacquer, and wood
35-1/2 x 73-3/8 x 3/4 in.
90.2 x 186.4 x 1.9 cm
Nancy Harris, Seattle, WA
2011.73.1 Gift of Nancy and Hamilton R. Harris
Artist unknown
Japan 17th C.–19th C.
Screen with "The Tale of the Genji" and Battle Scenes (one of a pair) 17th century–19th century
Paper, lacquer, and wood
35-1/2 x 73-3/8 x 3/4 in.
90.2 x 186.4 x 1.9 cm
Nancy Harris, Seattle, WA
2011.73.2 Gift of Nancy and Hamilton R. Harris
Wu Guanzhong
China, 1919–2010
China 20th C.
Village Landscape c. 1980s
Ink and color on paper
31 x 58 in.
78.7 x 147.3 cm
Patrick Maveety, Palo Alto, CA
2011.77 Gift of Patrick and Darle Maveety, Class of 1951, in honor of Thomas K. Seligman
Bill Reid
Haida Canada, 1920–1998
Canada 20th C.
Haida Eagle (Gut) 1978
Screenprint, 9/195. Published by Canadian Native Prints, Ltd.
31 x 23-1/2 in.
78.7 x 59.7 cm
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Hall, Minden, NV
2011.96 Gift of Joanne and Arthur Hall
Susan Point
Coast Salish Canada, b. 1952
Canada 20th C.
Over Black Tusk 2005
Screenprint
22 x 22 in. (sheet)
55.9 x 55.9 cm (sheet)
Commissioned by George Smyth of Salish Weave Collection
2011.97.9 Gift of George and Christiane Smyth
Hendrick Goltzius
Netherlands, 1558–1617
Netherlands 16th C.
Christ, the Twelve Apostles, and Paul 1589
13 engravings. Hollstein 34.III–46.III
7 x 5 in. (sheet)
17.78 x 12.7 cm (sheet)
Ambroise Firmin-Didot (France, 1790-1876), Lugt 119; Louis Galichon (France, 1829-1893), Lugt 1060; R.E. Lewis (dealer), San Rafael, CA in the 1970s; sold to Joseph and Deborah Goldyne, Sonoma, CA
2011.100.1–13 Gift of Joseph and Deborah Goldyne
Barbara Hepworth
England, 1903–1975
England 20th C.
Single Form (Aloe) 1969
Bronze
43-1/2 x 7-1/8 x 3 1/2 in.
110.5 x 18.1 x 8.9 cm
Christie's 11/15/1989 sale; sold to Peter and Kirsten Bedford, Napa, CA
2011.106 Given in honor of Thomas K. Seligman by Peter and Kirsten Bedford
Joseph Cornell
U.S.A., 1903–1972
U.S.A. 20th C.
Untitled (Constellation) c. 1957-1959
Painted wood and glass box construction with pipe, compass, rod, chain, found metal objects, and collage
12 x 18 x 3-7/8 in.
30.5 x 45.7 x 9.8 cm
The Marmor Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
2011.107 Gift of the Marmor Foundation (Drs. Michael and Jane Marmor) from the collection of Drs. Judd and Katherine Marmor, in honor of Thomas K. Seligman
Ogata Kenzan
Japan, 1663–1743
Japan 17th–18th C.
Tea Bowl and Lid with Monochrome Floral Decoration 17th–18th century
White-glazed ceramic with painted decoration
2-3/4 x 4-3/4 x 4-3/4 in.
7 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm
Daryl and John Lillie, Atherton, CA
2011.110.a-b Given in honor of Thomas K. Seligman by Daryl and John Lillie
Artist unknown
Japan
Satsuma Black Glazed Tea Bowl
Black glazed stoneware
3-1/4 x 4-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.
8.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm
Daryl and John Lillie, Atherton, CA
2011.111 Given in honor of Thomas K. Seligman by Daryl and John Lillie


OTHER LINKS
Acquisitions Overview
Exhibition Schedule
Exhibition Archives