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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