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1906: Martyr

F. Holland Day – Saint Sebastian (1906) Although the traditional iconography shows Saint Sebastian pierced by arrows, this is not actually how he dies and becomes a martyr. The 13th century Legenda aurea, a collection of hagiographies by Jacobus de … Continue reading

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1800: Portrait of an Eye

Eye portrait brooches from early 19th century England. All at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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1894: River

Peder Mørk Mønsted: A Summer River Landscape (1894)

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1890: Night Scene

Levi Wells Prentice: Untitled [Night Scene, Smith’s Lake]; I guessed at the date.

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2018: New City

Rim Lee: New City (2018); from a series.

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1927: Festival

Maruja Mallo: La Verbena [The Festival] (1927)

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1964: The Street

Romare Bearden: The Street (1964)

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