I, Photographer: Museum Collector

Robert Hasimoto documents the art institute of Chicago.

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Louis H. Sullivan (American, 1856-1924),_ Schlesinger and Mayer Store: Circular Medallion from a First Floor Elevator Grille_, 1903-04, Bronze plated cast iron, Diameter: 56 cm (23 5/8 in.), Restricted gift of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 1971.450, E18300, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Japan, Seated Bodhisattva, c. 775, Wood core, dry lacquer, traces of gold leaf, 61 x 43.2 x 32.3 cm (24 x 17 x 12 3/4 in.), Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1962.356, E25286, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Early Classic Remojadas Southern Veracruz, Gulf Coast, Mexico,_ Figure of a Seated Chieftain_, A.D. 300/600, Terracotta, 78.7 x 75 cm (31 x 29.5 in.), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; Major Acquisitions Centennial Endowment, 1995.429, E33393, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Attributed to Obembe Alaiye (active late 19th/early 20th century) or Agbonbiofe (died 1945) Yoruba Efon-Alaye, Ekiti region, Nigeria,_ Female Figure with Rooster Offering Bowl (Olumeye)_, Late 19th/early 20th century, Wood, pigment, glass beads, and thread, 40.1 x 31.1 x 22.8 cm (16 x 12 1/4 x 9 in.), Ada Turnbull Hertle Fund, 1977.493, E33681, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Asante Ghana, Royal Chair (Asipim), Late 19th/early 20th century, Wood, brass, and leather, 66.3 x 37.4 x 47 cm (26 1/8 x 14 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.), Gift of Marshall Field, 1998.158, E35944, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917),_ Adam_, modeled c. 1881, Bronze, dark brown patina, 198.1 x 73.7 cm (78 x 29 in.); base: 76.2 x 73.7 cm (30 x 29 in.), Gift of Robert Allerton, 1924.4, E37751, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)_ Old Man with a Gold Chain_, 1631, Oil on panel, 32 3/4 x 29 3/4 in. (83.1 x 75.7 cm), Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Kimball Collection, 1922.4467, G03019, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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United States, Indiana,_ Bedcover_, 1880’s, Wool, cotton, silk and wild silk, plain, twill, float and plain weave derived float weaves; some with supplementary pile warps forming cut velvet, some with supplementary patterning warps; and some self-patterned by main warp and ground weft floats; some fulled; some embroidered with silk in satin stitches; pieced; back with cotton, plain weave; roller printed; quilting knots, 232.4 x 197.6 cm (91 1/2 x 77 3/4 in.), Gift of Margaret I. McCurry, 2003.377, G21002, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Spanish, 1541-1614), The Feast in the House of Simon, 1608/14, Oil on canvas, 56 7/16 x 39 1/2 in. (143.3 x 100.4 cm), Gift of Joseph Winterbotham, 1949.397, G24798, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Francesco Durantino (Italian, active 1543-1553),_ Wine Cistern_, 1553, Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica), 53.3 x 26.7 cm (21 x 10 1/2 in.), Mary Waller Langhorne Endowment, 1966.395, G30589, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Baga Guinea,_ Headdress (Nimba, D’mba, or Yamban)_, Mid-19th/early 20th century, Wood and metal tacks, 119.4 x 33 x 59.1 cm (47 x 13 x 23 1/4 in.), W. G. Field Fund, Inc. and Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson, 1957.160, G32265, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Gifford Beal (American, 1879-1956),_ The Puff of Smoke_, 1912, Oil on canvas, 92.1 x 122.6 cm (36 1/4 x 48 1/4 in.), Friends of American Art Collection, 1912.1802, G33148, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Regiomontanus, Johannes (Italian, 1436-1476),_ Calendarium_, 1476, Woodcut and letterpress in black and red, hand-colored with brush and watercolor, pen and ink, with metal and string elements, on cream and tan laid papers, in original full alum-tawed pigskin over beveled wooden boards, sewn on raised thongs, blind tooled ‘all-over’ with small tools in an H-frame layout, with two brass hook-clasp fastenings, and hand-sewn headbands, 29.5 x 22 cm; 29.5 cm tall in mount, Gift in memory of Mrs. Emil Eitel from Mr. Emil Eitel, 1948.343, G33660, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago
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Northern Italian, Milan, Half Armor for Foot Tourney at the Barriers, 1575/80, Steel with gilding, brass, leather, velvet weave, lace, H. 96.5 cm (38 in.) Weight: 38 lb. 13 oz., George F. Harding Collection, 1982.2172a-o, G35035, image © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago