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1913: Afterglow

Jonas Lie: Afterglow (1913)

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1912: South Downs

William Nicholson: View of the South Downs (1912)

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1648: This Page Intentionally Left Blank

The English Civil War began in 1642, pitting King Charles I against the English and Scottish parliaments. The King’s army initially held the upper hand, but after 1644 the rebellious Roundheads, under the command of Oliver Cromwell, began to gain … Continue reading

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1979: Angel

Graciela Iturbide: Mujer Ángel, Desierto de Sonora, México [Angel Woman, Sonora Desert, Mexico] (1979)

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1958: Work

Kazuo Shiraga: Work II (1958)

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1948: Fence and Tree

Albert Reuss: Fence and Tree (1948)

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1922: Seek the Kingdom of Heaven through Contempt of the World

Melchior Lechter’s frontispiece, title page, and first chapter title page for a 1922 edition of Thomas à Kempis’s Imitation of Christ. Written in the early 15th century, the work promotes piety, simplicity, and devotion as the key to a personal … Continue reading

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