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Quarter Plan for a Coved Ceiling

Antenore Ridolfi (Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado ca. 1538– ca. 1575)

The Twelfth Scene from Scenes of the Pleasure Quarter at Yoshiwara in Edo

Clients in a teahouse watch the courtesans parade along a street accompanied by servants and child attendants. The courtesans walk self-consciously and at a dignified pace as they pass by their admirers. In a... more

The Sixth Scene from Scenes of the Pleasure Quarter at Yoshiwara in Edo

Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694) Edo period (1615–1868)

Two Men Seen Three- Quarter Length

Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)

The Artist's Mother Seated at a Table, Looking Left: Three Quarter Length

After Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

The Moon in its Final Quarter

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

The Moon in its First Quarter

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Scene of the Pleasure Quarter at Fukagawa

Suzuki Harushige (1747–1818) Edo period (1615–1868)

Pair-case watch with quarter repeating mechanism

William Sherwood Sr. was among the premier London goldsmiths specializing in the embossing and chasing of small gold and silver objects, such as snuffboxes, cane handles, and watchcases that became increasingly... more

One Quarter Design for a Painted Ceiling

Attributed to Mauro Antonio Tesi (Italian, Montalbano 1730–1766 Bologna)

Quarter of a Ceiling with Grotesque Decorations

Guiseppe Mannocchi (Italian, 1731–1782)

One Quarter of a Design for a Ceiling of a Room with Halved Variant Designs

Workshop of Leonardo Marini (Italian, Piedmontese documented ca. 1730–after 1797)

“High-Ranking Courtesan” (Oiran), from the series Five Shades of Ink in the Northern Quarter (Hokkoku goshiki-zumi),

A high-ranking courtesan (oiran) from the Yoshiwara brothel district is captured by the artist in a private moment. Having just washed herhair, she wets the tip of the brush with her lips as she contemplates wr... more

Fuji Seen in the Distance from Senju Pleasure Quarter (Senju kagai yori chōbō no Fuji), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

A procession of men dressed in blue and green, carrying red muskets is departing the capital for their home province. The man at the left, his hand raised to his forehead, is no doubt reflecting on the pleasure... more

Two Studies of a Dog: Three Quarter Rear View Standing; Lying Down (from Sketchbook)

The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step... more

Two Studies of a Dog: Lying Down and Three Quarter Rear View Standing (from Sketchbook)

The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step... more

Scene in the Jewish Quarter of Constantine

Chassériau witnessed this scene and sketched it in his notebook during a trip to Algeria in 1846. From the ancient town of Constantine he wrote, "I have seen some highly curious things: primitive and overwhelmi... more

Detailed Print of Yokohama Hon-chō and the Miyozaki Pleasure Quarter

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

War Department Library Photographs, Vol. 32, Quarter Master General Construction and Transportation

Hand-written bindery instructions for a collection of photographs showing layout of the album title on the spine.

Russian Quarter from "Oriental Carpets. How they are made and conveyed to Europe. With a narrative of a journey to the East in search of them. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from "Oriental Carpets. How they are made and conveyed to Europe. With a narrative of a journey to the East in search of them. [With plates.]". The title and subject t... more

Scene in the Negro quarter, Savannah, Ga. / Geo. Barker.

Stereograph shows several African-American children standing or sitting along a dirt road. Old wooden houses are in the background.

Jews' Quarter, Amsterdam

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

In the Italian quarter - Mulberry Street on a winter evening / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

People carrying their belongings in the Italian quarter, on Mulberry Street, on a winter evening, in New York City.