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Raguel's Reception of Tobias at Ecbatana

Pieter Aertsen (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1507/8–1575 Amsterdam)

"Interior Reception", Folio 36r from a Bustan of Sa`di

The Bustan of Sa’di, completed in 1257, combines moral advice with illustrative anecdotes. The manuscript to which this painting belongs was likely copied in Herat, but it was illustrated for an Uzbek patron s... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Vatican Reception of the Duke of Tuscany

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Box with Scene of a Reception and Boys at Play

The reception scene on the top of the box suggests the birthday gathering for the general Guo Ziyi, an impression reinforced by the many boys at play on the sides of the box. Guo Ziyi was said to have had one h... more

Rectangular Box with Scene of a Reception

The scene represented on this box is the arrival of guests at a grand reception. The host and hostess are seated in the reception hall at the upper right of the composition, which resembles that of a traditiona... more

Design for One Eighth of a Ceiling of a Reception Room at the Royal Palace at Moncalieri

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

Tapestry Panel with Reception Scene

Several lively children, probably representing grandsons, are among the guests honoring the elderly couple in this celebratory scene. The man and his wife wear matching robes, appropriate dress for court offici... more

King Joe's Reception at Madrid

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be inaugurated 1st pres[iden]t of the U.S. / Engraved by T. Kelley.

Print shows Washington and soldiers passing through a garlanded canopy labeled "The hero who defended the mothers will protect the daughters" as girls and young women toss flowers in their path.

Washington's Reception by the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J., April 1789, on His Way to be Inaugurated First President of the United States

George Washington on horseback, accompanied by other gentlemen, is greeted by ladies bearing flowers as he rides over the bridge at Trenton. Banners bear the following inscriptions: "Battle of Trenton, December... more

Washington's Reception by the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J., April 1789, on His Way to be Inaugurated First President of the United States

George Washington on horseback, accompanied by other gentlemen, is greeted by ladies bearing flowers as he rides over the bridge at Trenton. Banners bear the following inscriptions: "Battle of Trenton, December... more

Washington's Reception by the Ladies on Passing the Bridge at Trenton, N.J., April 1789, on His Way to be Inaugurated First President of the United States

George Washington on horseback, accompanied by other gentlemen, is greeted by ladies bearing flowers as he rides over the bridge at Trenton. Banners bear the following inscriptions: "Battle of Trenton, December... more

Lola has come! Enthusiastic reception of Lola by American audience

Caricature of theater scene, showing Lola Montez dancing on stage as Puritan peaks at her through his fingers and the house manager carries "half the house" agreement in his pocket.

Reception of presidential and state election returns

Telegrahic reports received, speculation upon the result - the crowd generally excited. N.Y.C.

Reception of the Japanese Embassy at the Battery

Attributed to George Stacy (American, active 1860s)

Reception of the Prince of Wales

Military reception at the Battery, New York, New York.

British Reception in Baghdad

W. Henry Pierson (British, active 1860s)

Washington's reception at the White House, 1776 / Geo Spohni.

Print showing George and Martha Washington among crowd at reception.