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Six Picks - Director's Favorites from the Vaults

Only a very small fraction of the Museum's holdings can be displayed at any one time; normally that fraction is less than 3%. The remainder is in storage, and I've intentionally focused on that group of unseen (or rarely seen) objects in creating this list of favorites. It's entirely idiosyncratic, comprising pieces that speak to me for one or another reason.

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Self Portrait, Victor Brauner
Self Portrait, Victor Brauner (84.8)

La Serveuse
La Serveuse, Duilio Barnabè (86.66)

The Aesthetes, Fred Shane
The Aesthetes, Fred Shane (82.412)

Mayan Vase
Mayan Vase, probably area of Calakmul (84.179)

Portrait of Giovanni Battista Silva
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Silva, Attributed to Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (61.79)
(currently on view in the Museum until the end of 2009 and may be extended)

Double Spouted Askos
Double Spouted Askos, 3rd century BCE (84.17)

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