2009 (final)

Acquisition Highlights—2009

LACMA is committed to enhancing its comprehensive collection and each year acquires works of art from a wide range of cultures and historical periods.


The Depravities of War                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Collections of African Kuba Textiles                                                                                                                     



Four Illustrated Pages from a Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings)


Bahman Jalali                                                                                                                                 

Blue and Coral: The Little Blue Bonnet


Lady in Rattan Armchair


Hurdy-Gurdy Player Attacking a Pilgrim



Inrō Ensemble with Dragonfly Design



Flattened Jar




Burn, Baby, Burn (L'escalade)



Altar Frontal


Still Life



Doubles and Couples - Version Turin                                                                                                                                     









Set of Five Food Vessels for the Tea Ceremony                                                                       
Casta Painting (From Spaniard and Morisca, Albino) (Pintura de castas [De español y morisca, albino])


Virgin of Guadalupe (La Virgen de Guadalupe)                                                                                   


Iga Flower Vessel


Sophonisbe Drinking Poison


Partial Model for the Martyrdom of St. Eustace in S. Agnese in Piazza Navona, Rome


Journeying Blue

Vessel with Water Lily and Underworld Imagery

Virgin of Belén (Virgen de Belén)