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    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Conceptual; Arte Povera
    • "Fabro made his first sculpture in the Italia series in 1968. Dozens of variations followed in subsequent years. Another theme established in 1968 was that of 'Feet'. This involved the artist in producing a series of bizarre sculptural...
    • Scholastica/Nursia/Italy.

    • Scholastica, Saint, active 6th century
    • Penny Calto is a teacher at St. Scholastica and started a Women's History class. She designed and made the triangular quilt with the help of a friend Ginny Maize, who assisted in the sewing of the boarder [sic] with a sewing machine. The rest of...
    • Maria Montessori/The Child/Italy.

    • Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952
    • I am a Montessori Directress teaching here in Cleveland for the past 6 years. As I was putting the final touches on a baby quilt for an expectant friend, I read about the Judy Chicago quilting bee. My honor quilt has provided the perfect...
    • The Discussion, detail.

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    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • The Discussion.

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    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • Josephine Christie Jardine/Hoddesdon/England.

    • Jardine, Josephine Christie, 1899-
    • One of these students [of Josephine Jardine] was Marjorie L. Biggs who joined Josephine's classes in 1957 and who subsequently took over the teaching of the Ecclesiastical Embroidery work for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles when Mrs Jardine...
    • Recently excavated palace, Pompei, Italy.

    • Archaeological sites; Castles & palaces; Buildings
    • Stone building ruins and columns surrounded by grass with mountains in the background. Title: 143. Recently Excavated Palace, Pompeii, Italy. Text on left: World Series. Reproduced from Original Stereoscopic Photograph. Text on right: Copyright...
    • Capitoline Wolf.

    • Etruscan; Late Etruscan; Renaissance
    • From Rome, Italy. "The suckling infants are additions by the Italian Renaissance sculptor Antonio Pollaiulo." (Kleiner, p.241)
    • Magnificent St. Peter's, Rome, Italy.

    • Basilicas; Plazas; Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano; Buildings
    • View of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome from across the square. The church is ornately decorated with columns and a dome. Other buildings are around the perimeter of the square with a fountain or state in the center. Title: 35. Magnificent St....
    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Trajanic
    • "This armored statue was discovered in the ancient city of Gabii. […] The portrait of Trajan, set on a modern neck, did not belong to the statue; it was furnished in 1793 by Vincenzo Pacetti, who produced this reconstituted piece for the museum of...
    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman)
    • "[…] this child's sarcophagus has been reassembled from many fragments. The front panel is, however, in fairly good condition, with a few missing pieces reconstructed from Carrara marble. […] This sarcophagus is among the earliest of the few...
    • Saccho H8 (Sack H8).

    • Art Informel
    • "The sacks used in these canvases often displayed stenciled letters relating to their commercial origins. This suggests some link with the German prewar Dadaist, Kurt Schwitters who made collages from printed waste paper. However, Burri, unlike...
    • Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), front view.

    • Greek (ancient); Classical; High Classical; Polykleitan
    • Roman marble copy from Pompeii, Italy, after a Greek bronze original of ca. 450-440 BCE. "One of the most frequently copied Greek statues was the Doryphoros (Spear Bearer) by Polykleitos, a work that epitomizes the intellectual rigor of Classical...

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