Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt (German, ca/ 1590-1635/36). Automaton clock in the form of a lion, ca. 1620-35. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.1549) | This work is featured in the “The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches” exhibition, on view through March 27, 2016. #LuxuryofTime
Soga Shōhaku (Japan, 1730–1781). 天台山石橋図 Lions at the Stone Bridge of Mount Tiantai, 1779. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015 (2015.300.216) | This work is featured in “Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection” on view through July 31, 2016 #ArtsofJapan #AsianArt100
Edward Penfield (American 1866-1925). R.H. Russell & Son Calendar, 1897, 1896. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984 (1984.1202.123(1)).