Tag Archives: Painting

1930: Plant

Aleksander Vasilievich Kuprin: G. I. Petrovsky Metallurgy Plant, Dnepropetrovsk (1930)

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1873: Sunset

Armand Guillaumin: Sunset over Ivry (1873)

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1907: Iron and Steel

Eugen Bracht: Hoesch Iron and Steel Works, Dortmund (1907)

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1890: Pig Disturber

William Weekes: Pigs Disturbed by a Hen; I made up the date.

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1943: Balloon Site

Laura Knight: A Balloon Site, Coventry (1943)

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1899: O ye whales and all that move on the waters bless ye the Lord

Edward Arthur Fellowes Prynne: O ye whales and all that move on the waters bless ye the Lord (1899); from the Prayer of Azariah, a passage that appears in the book of Daniel in some versions of the Christian Bible: … Continue reading

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1828: Sala Dante

Joseph Anton Koch’s frescos of Dante’s Inferno (1825-28) decorate the Sala Dante in the Casino Massimo, a Roman Villa. Several scenes from the poem are illustrated here, including Dante and Virgil’s ride on the monster Geryon (upper right) and Count … Continue reading

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