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Happy Hump Day: Camels at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Take a break from your scheduled Wednesday and check out seven camels in our collection. One for every day of the week! 

 

Leaving the Oasis, Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1880s, Oil on wood panel, Framed - h:67.31 w:98.43 d:9.53 cm (h:26 1/2 w:38 3/4 d:3 3/4 inches) Unframed - h:50.00 w:81.20 cm (h:19 5/8 w:31 15/16 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin. 

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Camel Driver, Paul Beaver Arnold, 1989, Woodcut. John L. Severance Fund. 

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Naama, Viktor Schreckengost, 1939, Glazed ceramic, overall - h:44.20 w:15.20 l:46.70 cm (h:17 3/8 w:5 15/16 l:18 3/8 inches). The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson Milliken. 

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Camel and Groom; Style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian) Single Page Illustration, c. 1545-1576. Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper, Image - h:21.40 w:28.40 cm (h:8 3/8 w:11 1/8 inches) Overall - h:28.60 w:40.80 cm (h:11 1/4 w:16 1/16 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund. 

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Panel with Hunters and Camel, 1900s, Lampas weave, silk, overall - h:101.50 w:43.00 cm (h:39 15/16 w:16 7/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund. 

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Pair of Camel Bookends, Alexander Blazys c. 1931, Glazed ceramic, Each - h:21.91 w:12.38 l:24.45 cm (h:8 5/8 w:4 13/16 l:9 5/8 inches). Educational Purchase Fund. 

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Camel, 8th Century, China, Tang dynasty (618-907), Glazed earthenware, Overall - h:79.40 cm (h:31 1/4 inches). John L. Severance Fund. 

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