New Acquisitions at the CMA!

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a medieval limestone sculpture of Saint John the Baptist by Jan Crocq, six Pre-Columbian objects from the South American Andes, three Japanese Edo period porcelain dishes, and a monumental photograph by contemporary Irish artist Richard Mosse. Check out the full press release here, and images of the recent acquisitions below!

Saint John the Baptist, c. 1500. Attributed to Jan Crocq (Netherlandish, Antwerp, active at the Court of René II, Duke of Lorraine, at Nancy and Bar-le-Duc, 1486–1510). Limestone; 163 x 59 x 40 cm (64 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 15 3/4 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Double-Spouted Vessel. Central Andes, south coast, Paracas people, 750–1 BC. Ceramic and resin-based paint; 19.7 x 20.7 cm (7 ¾ x 8 1/8 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Dish with Maple Leaves in Waves. Japanese, Edo period (1615–1868), Genroku/Shōtoku eras (1688−1716). Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze color enamel (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type); diameter 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Moria Camp, Lesbos (detail), 2016. Richard Mosse (Irish, b. 1980). Digital chromogenic print on metallic paper; Framed: 127 x 170.8 x 5 cm (50 x 167-1/4 x 2 in).The Cleveland Museum of Art.

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