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Black Friday in CMA's Collection

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and there are multiple ways to spend your Black Friday. Perhaps you took the day off to sleep-in and enjoy holiday leftovers. Maybe you’ve been up since 4 a.m. and scored all the door buster deals. Or maybe, you chose to forgo a vacation day and head into work to take advantage of the quiet time. Or, perhaps you're spending some time at the CMA!

However you decide to spend your day, here are some fun works in our collection you may be able to relate to.

Leaving the Shop, 1929. Kenneth Hayes Miller (American, 1876-1952) etching, John L. Severance Fund 1992.345

Dinner at the Bistro, 1923. Jean-Émile Laboureur (French, 1877-1943) engraving, Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1925.970

Sleep, 1945. Kyra Markham (American, 1891-1967). lithograph, Sheet: 30.6 x 40.6 cm (12 x 15 15/16 in.); Image: 24 x 33.9 cm (9 7/16 x 13 5/16 in.). The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment Fund 2008.55

Seated Official, 1700s. Japan, Tosa School, Edo period (1615-1868), album painting; ink and color on paper, Overall: 20.2 x 17.5 cm (7 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.). Dudley P. Allen Fund 1929.991

View of The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1916. Frederick Gottwald (American, 1860-1941). oil on canvas, Framed: 78.2 x 67.4 x 8.9 cm (30 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.); Unframed: 61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in.). Bequest of Virginia Hubbell 1997.310

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Kelley Notaro

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