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    • The First Days of Spring.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The First Days of Spring inaugurated a series of works in which, determined to be more Surrealist than the Surrealists themselves, Dali elaborated a symbolic language for delineating, with microscopic precision, his erotic obsessions. It deserves,...
    • The Great Masturbator.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "To the right of the photograph [referring to the photograph in Dali's painting The First Days of Spring, 1929] we find the first appearance of an icon soon to proliferate in Dali's work: a waxy-complexioned head with closed eyes, long eyelashes,...
    • Little Ashes.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The painting anthologizes Dali's obsessions of the moment." (Caption); "As a result of Santos Torroella's dedicated researches, it is now generally accepted that the two heads in The Birth of Venus represent those of Lorca [Federico García Lorca]...
    • Guernica.

    • Cubist; Analytical Cubist; Synthetic Cubist; Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "In this monumental work of 1937, Guernica, Picasso combined Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms with several traditional motifs, juxtaposing them in a new Surrealist way. The combination serves the political message of the painting - namely,...
    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Julio-Claudian
    • "[…] this portrait probably came from the forum's Augusteum (a shrine dedicated to the imperial family). […] In this portrait, the hair is combed forward, with short bangs over the forehead, formed by straight and regularly laid locks that open in...
    • Ohio River baptism, 1927.

    • Steamboats; Rites & ceremonies; Baptisms; People; Transportation; Rivers
    • The steamboat America is docked near a shore and crowds of passengers are along the decks and on the shore to observe an event taking place in the water. Three African American men are standing in the water. One is wearing a black robe belted over...
    • Man in uniform, 1927.

    • Men; Portraits; Uniforms
    • A man in uniform sits in a chair holding his cap. According to invoice, one copy of this image was to be colorized as follows: Bluish grey suit / Brass buttons / Black Braid / Blue eyes / Golden hair / Blueish grey hat with black strip over top of...
    • Baxter Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1943.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Theaters; Motion picture theaters
    • Exterior of the Baxter Theatre located at 1055 Bardstown Rd. in Louisville, Ky. The two story brick building has a ticket window flanked by two double door entrances. Movie posters are in the windows advertising the films Eyes in the Night,...
    • Oyster display at Piggly-Wiggly, 1936.

    • Stores & shops; Window displays; Grocery stores; Oysters; People
    • A young woman stands in a display window preparing oysters to be fried. She wears a sign over her apron saying, "We serve the original John A. Mazzoni fried oysters." Another sign indicates "Made fresh before your eyes. Fried. 49 doz." and "Ready...
    • Lounging in the park.

    • Men; Women; Hats; Cats; Newspapers
    • One woman reclines in a hammock while petting a kitten. Another woman sits at the base of a large tree. A man in a hat sits in a canvas lined lounge chair wearing a hat pulled low over his eyes. Another hammock can be seen in the distance. There...
    • Wathen Knebelkamp of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Men; Business people; People associated with entertainment & sports
    • Wathen Knebelkamp of Louisville, Kentucky wearing his hair parted down the center and squinting his eyes. The photograph has marks of discoloration and yellowing from age. Handwritten on back of image: Wathen Knebelkamp, Secretary & Treasurer (of...
    • Una Merkel of Hollywood, California, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Actresses
    • Portrait of Una Merkel, actress and native of Covington, Kentucky, wearing her hair curly and pearls around her neck. The photograph is torn in a few places and has small spots of discoloration. Printed on bottom, front of image: Una Merkel, E.W....
    • A. H. Foote.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; Portrait photographs; Portraits
    • Picture of Admiral Andrew Hull (A. H.) Foote in a double-breasted jacket, his body turned to the right and his head facing the camera, his name signed below. He has dark hair, a beard mostly white, intelligent eyes, a long pointed nose, and a...

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