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    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Men; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Military officers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Gestures; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Military uniforms;...

    • "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...
    • Faustina the Younger, front view.

    • Faustina the Younger, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Women; Empresses; Princesses; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Upper class; Nobility; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles

    • Discovered near Tivoli (Italy). "Cut from a single block of marble, this bust of Faustina the Younger is notable for its excellent state of preservation, despite a few chips on the face, some damage to the drapery, and the modern restoration...
    • Ring with cameo.

    • Ring with cameo.

    • Jewelry; Rings; Goldwork; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Cupids; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Animals; Whips; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Bodies of water

    • "This ring is formed from a circular hollow band made from rolled and soldered gold leaf, which flares out near the bezel. The bezel, rectangular in shape but with rounded corners, is set with a blue-tinged agate in two layers against a white...
    • Sir Thomas More.

    • Sir Thomas More.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portrait paintings; Portraits; Men; Scholars; Statesmen; Authors; Government officials; People associated with politics & government; Saints; People associated with religion; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress;...

    • [Oil on oak panel] (from The Frick Collection website: http://collections.frick.org/)
    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Landscape paintings; Landscapes (Representations); Cemeteries; Graves; Crosses; Architecture; Buildings; Steeples

    • Canvas. Inv. no. L.1828. On loan from the collection of George Schafer, Schweinfurt. This is not in fact a picture of the cemetery of Inning, near Lake Ammer. The artist can only have drawn inspiration from the grave crosses he had seen in Bavaria...
    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sarcophagus of Cornelius Statius, front panel.

    • Sculpture; Sarcophagi; Coffins; Death & burial; Containers; Monuments & memorials; Memorial works; Inscriptions; Human life cycle; Childhood & youth; Domestic life; Child rearing; Breast feeding; Feeding; Lifting & carrying; Riding;...

    • "[…] 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...
    • The Great American Dream No. 1.

    • The Great American Dream No. 1.

    • Drawings; Crayon drawings; Inscriptions; Artists' signatures; Names; Initials; Numerals; Lettering (Layout features); Cows; Bulls; Cattle; Animals; Livestock

    • Caption information: Lithokreide [lithographic crayon?] / sig. u. dat.; u. r. R. Indiana 1967 [Signed and dated: lower right: R. Indiana 1967] / bez.: u. l. The Great American Dream [Labeled (?): lower left: The Great American Dream] /...
    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

    • Recumbent Semi-Nude.

    • Drawings; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Pencil works; Women; Artists' models; Nudes; Nudism; Posing; Marks (Symbols)

    • Caption information: Liegender Halbakt nach hinten links [Reclining half-nude facing back left] / um 1915 [c. 1915] / Bleistift [pencil] / u. l.: Nachlassstempel [lower left: estate stamp]/ Graphische Sammlung der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule, Zurich...
    • Untitled [Reclining female nude].

    • Untitled [Reclining female nude].

    • Drawings; Figure drawings; Female figure drawings; Pencil works; Women; Artists' models; Nudes; Nudism; Genitals; Erotica; Sex; Posing; Smiling

    • Caption information: Liegender Frauenakt [Reclining female nude]/ um 1912 [c. 1912] / Bleistift, weiss gehoht [pencil with white chalk (white highlight; heightened with white)] / sig.: u. r. Gustav Klimt [signature (signed): Lower right: Gustav...
    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boxes; Containers; Luggage; Showcases; Merchandise displays; Commercialism; Art objects; Reproductions; Miniature works; Sculpture; Paintings; Photographs; Plumbing fixtures; Details

    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items....
    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Optical illusions; Allusions; Symbols; Myths; Sex; Fear; Love; Self-interest; Poetry; Women; Men; Nudes; Gays; Dancers; Dance; Backs (Anatomy); Pedestals; Body parts; Hands; Fingers; Eggs; Landscapes...

    • "This is the painting Dali took to show Freud in London. It belonged formerly to Edward James." (Caption); "At Zürs […] Dali embarked on a new experiment: the composition, in French, of a 'paranoaic' poem, The Myth of Narcissus,...
    • Europe after the Rain.

    • Europe after the Rain.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds; Artists' signatures; Inscriptions

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Europe after the Rain, detail, left half.

    • Europe after the Rain, detail, left half.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Europe after the Rain, detail, right half.

    • Europe after the Rain, detail, right half.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Landscapes (Representations); Destruction & pillage; War destruction & pillage; War; Ruins; Clouds; Artists' signatures; Inscriptions

    • From caption: L'Europa dopo la pioggia (1940-41); from the Wadsworth Atheneum website (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) (11-2011): Max Ernst, Europe after the Rain, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 58 1/3 in., 1940-42, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin...
    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Paintings; Murals; Walls; Architecture; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Columns; Moldings; Consoles; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Patterns (Design elements); Masks; Faces; Supernatural beings; Horses; Animals

    • "This fragment of a wall painting was among the very first ancient artworks discovered in Herculaneum after the volcanic eruption on August 23 in 79 A.D. […] This panel was executed using a technique similar to fresco painting. The design...
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