Category: history

Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry, 1771, Jean…

Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry, 1771, Jean-Baptiste Greuze 

Adriaen van de Velde (1636–1672), A Sleeping S…

Adriaen van de Velde (1636–1672), A Sleeping Swine, mid-17th century, drawing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Johann Sadeler, Dialectica (from Seven Liberal…

Johann Sadeler, Dialectica (from Seven Liberal Arts), 16th century, engraving, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

St. Jerome in his Study, 1514, Germany, engrav…

St. Jerome in his Study, 1514, Germany, engraving, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Maid, 1896, Henri Matisse

The Maid, 1896, Henri Matisse

Women with a Yo-yo, ca. 1770. Mughal Empire

Women with a Yo-yo, ca. 1770. Mughal Empire

Michael Carini | Behind The Paint 

Michael Carini | Behind The Paint 

Michael Carini | Behind The Paint 

Michael Carini | Behind The Paint 

Arch of Janus Quadrifrons by Robert MacPherson

Arch of Janus Quadrifrons by Robert MacPherson

Scottish, 19th century

albumen print

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Coins with laureate heads of Janus

Coins with laureate heads of Janus

Roman, Republican Period, 3rd century B.C.

bronze (top) and silver (middle, bottom)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston x x x