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    • Royal Street, Mobile, Ala.

    • Royal Street, Mobile, Ala.

    • Streets; Stores & shops

    • Street scene with store fronts along the left side. Prominent storefronts consist of Charley Hess Cigars, Tobacco & Pipes and Spira & Pincus stores. Another building bearing a "Pincus Brothers" sign has a spire. Streetcar tracks...
    • Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

    • Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

    • Parks; Rocks

    • Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. A rocky outcropping is prominent, with a pair of roadways in the foreground. A horse-drawn carriage can be seen on one of the roads. Published by the South-West News Company, manufacturer's number M 1694....
    • Grawemeyer Hall, after 1949.

    • Grawemeyer Hall, after 1949.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Grawemeyer Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917. Thinker; Domes; Columns; Street lights;

    • Grawemeyer Hall seen at night. Lights shine through the windows, and two street lights create bright spots of light on either side of the building. The dome, columns, and Thinker are prominent. Grawemeyer Hall was originally known as the...
    • Kentucky Lions Eye Research Institute.

    • Kentucky Lions Eye Research Institute.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Research facilities;

    • Kentucky Lions Eye Research Institute, main entrance. The building has a prominent roof structure overhanging the entrance. Location: Health Sciences Campus: 301 East Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Current uses: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences...
    • Steam and Chilled Water Plant.

    • Steam and Chilled Water Plant.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Smokestacks;

    • Steam and Chilled Water Plant, Belknap Campus. Steam rises from the building; the smoke stacks are prominent. This image was taken at night; there are lights shining through the windows. Current uses: Heating plant for Belknap campus. Former uses:...
    • Sarcophagus of a consul(?), from Acilia, Italy.

    • Sarcophagus of a consul(?), from Acilia, Italy.

    • Sculpture; Sarcophagi; Coffins; Containers; Monuments & memorials; Ceremonial objects; Parades & processions; Rites & ceremonies; Men; Women; Boys; Youth; Teenagers; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Headbands (Headgear); Headgear;...

    • “One of the finest – and most controversial – works of third-century relief sculpture is the fragmentary sarcophagus found at Acilia, near Rome. It is an example of a later form of Roman coffin that art historians call the lenos (bathtub)...
    • 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...
    • The First Days of Spring.

    • The First Days of Spring.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Collages; Fantasy; Symbols; Sex; Lust; Relations between the sexes; Psychotherapy; Psychiatry; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Solitude; Loneliness; Spring; Men; Women; Children; Girls; Older people; Fathers; Couples;...

    • "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...
    • Herod Atticus, front view.

    • Herod Atticus, front view.

    • Sculpture; Effigies; Portraits; Men; Philosophers; People associated with education & communication; Clothing & dress; Beards; Mustaches

    • "This effigy of the august man of letters was inspired by portraits of Greek philosophers from the fourth and third centuries B.C., but it remains true to the art of the Antonine portrait in its attempts to convey sensitivity and...
    • Augustus, front view.

    • Augustus, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Heads (Anatomy); Men; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Hairstyles

    • Portrait head. "This portrait has fundamental importance in the study of Augustan iconography. Both it and a very similar portrait in the Forbes collection are considered excellent examples of the Louvre type of Augustan portrait. [...] This...
    • Composition 8.

    • Composition 8.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Geometry; Colors

    • "Vassily Kandinsky was a prominent member of the Bauhaus faculty from 1922, and he remained until 1933, when it was closed by the Nazis. His paintings of that period reflect the geometric angularity he espoused as part of the Russian...
    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Sculpture; Stelae; Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Kings; Rulers; Women; Queens; People associated with politics & government; Couples; Spouses; Fathers; Mothers; Families; Family; Children; Girls; Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Crowns;...

    • From Tell el-Armana, Egypt. "A sunken relief stele, perhaps from a private shrine, provides a rare look at this royal family. The style is familiar from the colossus of Akhenaton [from the temple of Aton, Karnak, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, ca....
    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Portraits; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Men; Hairstyles; Crowns; Headdresses; Headgear; Leaves; Symbols

    • "[…] 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...
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