Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2012

The Acquisitions

Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa: July 2011–June 2012

Hinamatsuri ehon (Picture Book of the Doll Festival) Artist Takei Takeo, 1936 (Shôwa 11), Relief print with hand color, 2011.1694

Prints from the series Nôgaku zue (Images from the Nô Theater) and other Japanese works on paper Artist Tsukioka Kôgyo, 1852-1969, 30 woodblock prints; ink and color on paper 1 drawing; pencil on paper , 2011.1695-1725

Pot Artist Unidentified, African, 1996–98, Clay, pigment, 2011.1726

Pot Artist Unidentified, African, 1996–98, Clay, pigment, 2011.1727

Pot Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Clay, 2011.1728

Beer vessel Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Clay, fiber, 2011.1729

Calabash-shaped milk bowl Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Wood, 2011.1730

Calabash Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Gourd, fiber, bark, 2011.1731

Basket with cowries Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Fiber, cowries, metal coins, leather, 2011.1732

Water container Artist Unidentified, African, mid 20th–20th century, Clay, 2011.1733

Void Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1734

Darkness was upon the face of the Deep Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1735

Division of the Waters from the Waters Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1736

The Greater Light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1737

Yielding Fruit after His Kind Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1738

Fill the Waters in the Seas and Let the Fowl Multiply Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1739

Let us make Man in Our Image Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1740

Beasts of the Earth after His kind Artist Laila Rahman, 2011, Etching and aquatint, 2011.1741

Lakshmi Printed by Ravi Varma Press, about 1910, Lithograph with varnish, 2011.2008

Sarojini Printed by Calcutta Art Studio, about 1883, Lithograph with hand coloring, 2011.2009