John Stoneacre Ellis, dated 1859. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Arthur LaMotte, 1928 (28.65) | The first examples of European arms and armor entered the Metropolitan Museum in 1896 with the gift of the small collection of John Stoneacre Ellis (1828–1896), probably acquired during his travels in Europe in 1875–76. Of very mixed quality, it was among the earliest collections of arms and armor in America.
Eugène Druet (French, 1868–1917). [Nijinsky in "Danse siamoise" from the "Orientales"], 1910. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005 (2005.100.186) #dance
Attributed to Jean Antoine Laurent (French, 1763–1832). Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1795. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Louis V. Bell, in memory of her husband, 1925 (25.106.16) | This work is featured in "In Miniature," on view through December 31, 2014.