Tag Archives: Art

2016: Non Orientable Nkansa II. 1901-2030

Ibrahim Mahama: Non Orientable Nkansa II. 1901-2030 (2016) (source)

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1349: Wound

Jean Le Noir: Prayer Book of Bonne of Luxembourg, Duchess of Normandy (before 1349); this page shows the chest wound of Christ. (source) One of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and … Continue reading

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1784: Aranjuez

Antonio Carnicero: Ascent of a Montgolfier Balloon in Aranjuez (1784)

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1870: Afternoon by the Ocean

Alfred Thompson Bricher: Afternoon by the Ocean; 1870 is a complete guess for the date of this painting.

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2017: The Sky

New additions to the gallery.

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5th Century BC: Hermes Kriophoros

Hermes Kriophoros – Roman copy of 5th century BC Greek original “Kriophoros” is Greek for “ram-bearer.” The epithet became associated with the god Hermes in connection with a story from the city of Tanagra, here retold by the traveler and … Continue reading

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1573: Self-Portrait

Johan Gregor van der Schardt: Self-portrait (c. 1573)

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