Tag Archives: Belgium

2002: Trickland

Michaël Borremans: Trickland (2002)

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1918: All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected

Detail from Léon Frédéric’ seven-panel work All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected through God’s Love (1893-1918). Here is the whole thing:

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1562: Namesakes

The city of Richmond, California is named after the city of Richmond, Virginia, which is named after the English town of Richmond near London, which was named for Richmond Palace, which Henry VII named after his ancestral home in Richmond, … Continue reading

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1690: Dance of the Rats

Ferdinand Van Kessel: The Dance of the Rats (1690)

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1647: The Rich Man Being Led to Hell

David Teniers the Younger: The Rich Man Being Led to Hell (c 1647) There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day. And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, … Continue reading

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1675: Libertine with Monkey

Jacob Huysmans: Portrait of John Wilmont, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-1680) Were I (who to my cost already am One of those strange, prodigious creatures, man) A spirit free to choose, for my own share What case of flesh and … Continue reading

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1961: Invitation

René Magritte: L’invitation au voyage (1961)

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