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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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The interior of the south transept is shown with its elaborately decorated ceiling and walls as well as the curved crossing pier.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The south facing wing of an abbey building is visible in this view. Part of the facade is blocked by a clump of trees. The building is three-stories and in a restrained Baroque style.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The three-story abbey buildings and the inner courtyard are shown in this view. The buildings are decorated with quoins and simple pediments on some windows and less elaborate linear decoration around other windows. A small fountain is situated in the center of the courtyard.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1750~
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: A full view of the west facade is shown with its two bell towers.
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A View from the Fondamente Nuovo Looking Towards Murano

A View from the Fondamente Nuovo Looking Towards Murano

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Date: 1726/1728
Creator: Canaletto
Description: The seascape painting includes land in the foreground as well as in the distance. The brushstrokes in the sky are large and loose.
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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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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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Daniel in the Lions' Den

Daniel in the Lions' Den

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Date: ca. 1613-1615
Creator: Rubens, Peter Paul
Description: None
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Landscape with Peasants

Landscape with Peasants

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Date: ca. 1640
Creator: Le Nain, Louis
Description: None
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Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge, Venice

Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge, Venice

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Date: c. 1780
Creator: Guardi, Francesco
Description: None
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The House of Cards

The House of Cards

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Date: ca. 1735
Creator: Chardin, Jean-Siméon
Description: None
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Soap Bubbles

Soap Bubbles

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Date: [1733, 1734]
Creator: Chardin, Jean-Siméon
Description: None
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Entrance to the Grand Canal from the Molo, Venice

Entrance to the Grand Canal from the Molo, Venice

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Date: 1742-1744
Creator: Canaletto
Description: None
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Altar of the Sacrament

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Altar of the Sacrament

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The richly carved altar sits at the entrance to the choir.
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Music Carpet

Music Carpet

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Date: 1685/1697~
Creator: unknown
Description: The carpet is composed of gold and blue colors. At either end are women holding musical instruments.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The highly carved choir stalls are in a dark wood with relief decorations above.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The choir stall is adorned with a putto.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The pulpit is decorated with many figures of putti and angels. Surrounding the pulpit is a relief depicting the Assumption.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The baptismal font is highly carved and decorated with many figurative sculptures.
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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: An angel and a putto decorate the choir stall.
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