Suraci Permanent Collection

Rear Suraci Gallery, Second Floor, Shields Center for Visual Arts

The Suraci Gallery houses Marywood University's permanent collection of fine and decorative art. The Asian Collection consists of ceramics, furniture, netsukes, inro, ivories, and prints. Bronze and marble sculpture, paintings, ceramics, glass, and French ivories comprise the 19th Century Collection. Religious icons, furniture, and 20th century works round out the Suraci Collection.

Edgar Allen Poe
C.J. Zolnay
25 x 22 x 15.5 inches

A sculpture of the upper body of Edgar Allen Poe

Hunting Group
Gustav Friedrich Waagen
27 x 22 x 10 inches
circa 1814-1868

A man conquering on a horse while holding a lioness head

A. Frilli
23 x 18 x 9 inches
circa 1840-1924

A sculpture of the upper body of a lady distantly looking to the sky

Jeanne D'Arc
Andre Ceasar
65.5 x 16 x 25 inches
circa 1840-1923

A sculpture of a man made of bronze holding a weapon of some sort over his left shoulder and looking off into the distance

Antonio Canova
17 x 10 x 9 inches
circa 1808

A sculpture of Napoleon's upper body

Perseus and Andromeda
34.5 x 17 x 15 inches
circa 1840-1890

A man and woman holding left hands while the woman puts her other arm over her eyes

Smiling Child
Thomas Ball
16 x 15 x 8.5 inches

The upper body of a young child smiling with flowers on the top of her shirt

Winged Female Figure
Harriett W. Frishmuth
bronze on black marble base
24 x 31.5 x 11.5 inches

A winged woman flying over a sphere

Dutch Landscape
F. van Sevedarnik
12 x 14 x 1.75 inches

Dutch Landscape
F. van Sevedarnik
12 x 14 x 1.75 inches

Ecce Homo
unknown artist (copied from the original by Guido Reni)
39 x 34.5 x 5.25 inches
circa 1880-1920

Foggy Day on Maine Coast
John Willard Raught
26 x 33 x 3 inches

Harbor Scene
John Willard Raught
13 x 10.25 x 3 inches

A painting of a beach and many boats near the shore

Life's Vanity
Sarah Bernhardt
61.5 x 38 x 6 inches
circa 1880-1900

A piece of art with a lady in a dress being grabbed from her right by a skeleton

Nuns In Choir
E. Tarenghi
40x30x3 inches

A painting of nuns praying around a wooden desk

45 x 35 x 2.25 inches
circa 1900-1940

A painting of a man with his arms raised above his head and arrows in his stomach and armpit

L. Graner
46 x 36 x 3.5 inches

A painting of pink flowers in a navy vase with flowers on it

origin: England
10.25 x 6.25 inches
circa 1889-1890

origin: Meissen, Germany
7.25 x 10 x 7.25 inches
circa 1850-1900

Colbalt Blue Urn
porcelain and metal
13.5 x 6.5 x 4 inches
circa 1890-1915

Colbalt Blue Urn with Pedestal
9.25 x 6 x 5 inches
circa 1890-1910

Display Vase with Coiled Serpent Handles
porcelain enameled metal and ormolu
21 x 27.5 x 22.5 inches
circa 1875-1890

Lidded Pitcher with Red and Gold Floral Motif
Jaeger: New York and Rudostadt Pottery
9.75 x 6 x 4 inches
circa 1890-1915

Sevres Urn
enameled metal and ormolu
53.5 x 14.25 inches diameter
circa 1890-1900

Vase with Lid and Pedestal
origin: Vienna, Austria
35.25 x 10.5 inches
circa 1880-1910

Amber and Gold Octopus Vase
free blown clear glass with gold enamel
7.25 x 4.5 x .5 inches

Bohemian Etched Glass Box
Hawkes Sinclair
clear glass and brass
4.25 x 3.5 inches square
circa 1880

Flemish Jug with Sterling Spout
free blown lead glass, sterling silver spout
12.5 x 5.25 inches diameter
circa 1900

Maroon and Gold Octopus Vase
molded glass
9.5 x 6.25 inches diameter

Pair of Green Satin Glass Vases with Bronze
glass and bronze
each 13.75 x 5 inches diameter
circa 1910- 1930

Ruby and Gold Wine Set
ruby glass with gold enamel
circa 1900

1001 Nights
Antonio Lopez
print on paper
23.75 X 18.75 inches
circa: 1950-1980

Hunzinger Chair and Wooden Swan
Philip Pearlstein
aquatint on paper
19 X 19 inches

print on paper
36 X 34.5 X 1 inches
circa: 1975-1985

The Voyage of Life: Youth
Engraving by James Smillie from a painting by Thomas Cole
steel engraving
27 X 20 inches

Woman in a Brown Dress
print on paper
36 X 34.5 X 1 inches
circa: 1975-1985

Woman in a Taupe Dress and Grey Cape
Antonio Lopez
ink on paper
21 X 18 X .5 inches
circa: 1980-1987

Woman Wearing an Olive Sweater and Black Pants
Antonio Lopez
ink on paper
21 X 18 X .5 inches
circa 1980-1987

Asian Ivories

Carved Ivory Tusk
origin: South China
12.25 x 4.5 x 3.5 inches
circa 1880-1925

Doll Salesman
origin: Japan
9.25 x 3.5 x 2.5 inches
circa 1880-1925

East Indian State Barge
origin: India
13.75 x 5.25 x 2.75 inches
circa 1853-1880

Noh Dancer Trick Netsuke
origin: Japan
2 x 1.75 x .75 inches
circa 1880-1925

Rabbit Hunter
origin: Japan
10 x 4.25 inches
circa 1890-1925

The Entertainer
origin: Japan
10.5 x 5.75 x 2.5 inches
circa 1880-1925

Asian Other

1904 Exhibition Punch Bowl
origin: Imari, Japan
8.25 x 18.25 inches diameter
circa 1900-1904

Chinese Chest
origin: China
26 x 30 x 15 inches
circa 1880-1925

Grey Crackle Vase
origin: unknown
9.5 x 5 inches
circa 1900-1945

A grey vase made of clay with a wide base, a skinny top, and yellow flowers on it

Imari Vase With Peacocks
origin: China
37.25 x 16 inches diameter

Lapis Blue Vase
origin: China
10 x 3.75 inches
circa 1860-1900

Large Red Imari Vase
origin: Japan
62 x 19.5 inches diameter
circa 1870-1924

A large Red Imari Vase with a flower design in the center

Ro Crackle Vase
origin: China
11 x 4.75 inches
circa 1800-1850

Tall Backed Arm Chair With Ivory Inlays
wood and ivory
origin: China
49.75 x 29.5 x 18 inches
circa 1880-1920

A chair with a red cushion with the back and armrests made of snake-like designs

Temple Embroidery showing Lions and Cubs
silk and copper
origin: China
158 x 130 inches
circa 1850-1900