Allegory of Geometry

Allegory of Geometry

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Date: 1649~
Creator: La Hyre, Laurent de
Description: A heavily robed female figure holds for display a sheet of paper upon which are geometric drawings. In the figure's left hand are a right angle and a compass. A globe, a serpent, an obilisk, a carved sarcophagus, and a sphinx round out the composition.
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Dancing Couple

Dancing Couple

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Date: 1663
Creator: Steen, Jan
Description: Painting of a large group of people at a party with a dancing couple in the center of the image. A group of people on the left are eating around a table. Other people are conversing on the right and there are musicians playing a violin and piccolo. They are on a porch under a trellis covered in vines and buildings are visible in the background.
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A Lady Writing

A Lady Writing

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Date: 1665~
Creator: Vermeer, Jan
Description: Portrait of a young lady seated in a chair at a table, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a yellow jacket with spotted fur trim and decorative headdress. There is a wooden box on the table and the woman is writing in a book.
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Portrait of an Elderly Lady

Portrait of an Elderly Lady

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Date: 1633
Creator: Hals, Frans
Description: None
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View of Dordrecht from the Dordtse Kil

View of Dordrecht from the Dordtse Kil

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Date: 1644
Creator: Goyen, Jan van
Description: None
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Dish

Dish

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Date: 1600~
Creator: Palissy, Bernard
Description: This decorative art earthenware is a low sunk dish made of lead and Lacquer glazed. Dish is full of organic shapes. There is a snake in middle with textured body full of scales. It has a white head with black spots all over the body. Snake is coiled up in the center. It is surrounded by many green leaves of various shapes and sizes. There are many shells placed all over the dish. Shells are of different variety. At the brim of the dish there are various leaf vein textures visible.
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Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne

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Date: 1622/1625
Creator: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
Description: This view of the sculpture depicts the head and part of the torso of the figure of Daphne. Her hair is strewn and her mouth is open. The sculpture depicts action and movement.
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Stained Glass Window, Glory, and Sculpted Figures Behind the Chair of Saint Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

Stained Glass Window, Glory, and Sculpted Figures Behind the Chair of Saint Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

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Date: 1665
Creator: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
Description: The stained glass window behind St. Peter's chair depicts a dove with orange radiating spikes. Surrounding that are many bronze figures.
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The Egerton Sisters, Daughters of Thomas Egerton, First Viscount of Brackley

The Egerton Sisters, Daughters of Thomas Egerton, First Viscount of Brackley

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Date: 1601/1602
Creator: unknown
Description: The portrait depicts three girls standing in matching green gowns. They each hold a matching feather fan. Elaborate head pieces and decoration on the gowns is rendered with great detail. The frame is sculptural and painted gold.
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Chair of Saint Peter, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

Chair of Saint Peter, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

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Date: 1665
Creator: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
Description: Part of the interior of the church is visible along with the chair of St. Peter and the sculpture and stained glass behind the throne.
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Chess board

Chess board

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Date: 1650
Creator: unknown
Description: It is a ceramic board which is having a horizontal and vertical lines on it.Lines are somewhat distorted and even there are many black spots on it.This whole board is supported by the wheels which are attached to it on the downward side which is helpful and handy for the palyers to carry it from one place to another without carrying it and by just dragging it can be moved from its place.wheels are of red color and there are some molding design of black and yellow color are made on them.
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How To Hold a Calligraphy Brush

How To Hold a Calligraphy Brush

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Date: 1628/1644
Creator: Hu Zhengyan
Description: The outline of a hand is depicted holding a calligraphy brush. To the right is Chinese text.
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Harpsichord

Harpsichord

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Date: 1634
Creator: Ruckers, Jan
Description: The harpsichord's sides and top are of a highly figured red and the edges are delineated with wide dark edges.
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Caravel pendant

Caravel pendant

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Date: 1600
Creator: unknown
Description: This caravel pendant is made of metal and gems. It resembles a ship with sail. The base of the caravel consists of a transparent emerald of deep green colour. The sail and cross are also made of emeralds. There is a chain attached to the pendant leading to the cross with metal rods attached on all four sides. Sail is white in color with circular motifs. At the back of the ship there is a vertical strip with curvilinear patterns of swirls.
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Hanging Scroll: Poem Calligraphy, number 585

Hanging Scroll: Poem Calligraphy, number 585

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Date: 1615/1637
Creator: Hon'ami Koetsu
Description: The poem written on an insert in the center of the scroll is in muted browns and grays.
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Lord and Lady Clapham Dolls

Lord and Lady Clapham Dolls

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Date: 1675/1699~
Creator: unknown
Description: Two William and Mary style dolls wear period clothing and sit in wooden period chairs from the late seventeenth century.
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Forza del sangue, e della pietà; drama per musica

Forza del sangue, e della pietà; drama per musica

Date: 1686
Creator: Fabrini, Giuseppe & Gigli, Girolamo, 1660-1722
Description: 1686 libretto for Giuseppe Fabrini's opera La forza del sangue, e della pietà. The music for all of Giuseppe Fabrini’s operas, including La forza del sangue e della pietà, is lost. However, the libretti by Gerolamo Gigli, have been preserved for these dramas that were performed at the Collegio Tolomei in Siena. La forza del sangue e della pietà translates as “The Force of Blood and Pity.”
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Archduke Albert with His Patron Saint, Albert of Louvain

Archduke Albert with His Patron Saint, Albert of Louvain

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Date: 1640
Creator: Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640
Description: This mixed-media, line and wash, drawing depicts Archduke Albert and his patron saint, Albert of Louvain.
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Lute Player

Lute Player

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Date: 1612-1620
Creator: Gentileschi, Orazio
Description: None
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Lucretia

Lucretia

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Date: 1664
Creator: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669
Description: Portrait of a woman wearing an ornate yellow and white dress, standing with her arms outstretched. She is looking at a dagger in her right hand.
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La fede ne' tradimenti

La fede ne' tradimenti

Date: 1689
Creator: Gigli, Girolamo, 1660-1722.
Description: This is a 1689 copy of Girolamo Gigli's three-act libretto for the opera "La Fede ne' tradimenti," set to music by Giuseppe Fabbrini for the 1689 Carnival season at the Collegio Tolomei in Siena, Italy.
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A Scene on the Ice

A Scene on the Ice

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Date: 1625~
Creator: Avercamp, Hendrick
Description: Painting of a large group of people on a frozen river. Some of the people are wearing ice skates and there is a horse-drawn sleigh in the foreground. Buildings are visible on the banks to either side and there are ships in the background.
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Willem Coymans

Willem Coymans

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Date: 1645
Creator: Hals, Frans
Description: Portrait of Willem Coymans, visible from the chest up; he is posed in a chair and is leaning over the back with his right arm propped against the top. He is wearing a white shirt with a dark jacket that has a yellow pattern and a dark-colored hat.
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Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

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Date: 1659
Creator: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669
Description: Self-portrait of Rembrandt, visible from the waist up. He is wearing dark-colored clothing and is turned toward the right side of the canvas, looking to his left.
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