Statue of a kneading woman. The kneeling figure is represented on a wooden, inscribed rectangular base, 0.91 m. long. It was found in the grave of Ti in Sakkara. Dated to 2465-2325 B.C. Inv. no. 910. Egyptian Pyramid (2,500BC) Cave art (Horse) c. 15,000-10,000 BC Lascaux, France The Great Sphinx , 1417 BC Statue of a Pharaoh. Only the upper part of the statue is preserved (h. 0.23 m.), made of alabaster. The king is crowned with the royal headdress, called nemes, with pleated lappets. Dated to 2575-2155 B.C. Inv. no. L120.
The Poseidon of Artemision. The statue represents Poseidon brandishing the trident with his raised right hand. It is an original work of a great sculptor, possibly of Kalamis. It was raised from the sea, off the cape Artemision, in north Euboea. Dated to ca. 460 B.C. Inv. no. 15161. Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus (the Emperor Tiberius 42 BC - 37 AD; emperor 14-37 AD) Roman, ca. 14 AD. Parian marble. 2003.55.1. Carlos Collection of Ancient Art Statuette of a hoplite. The warrior carries a shield of the"boeotian" type and he wears a helmet-cum-hat on his head. In his right hand he would have held his spear, which is not preserved. The figurine was found at Karditsa in Thessaly and is dated to 700-650 B.C. Inv. no. 12831. Odeon of Herodes Atticus; Greece, Athens; C. 161 A.D. Odeon of Herodes Atticus is placed at the south-west of Acropolis of Athens. Diameter is 80m, Capacity is 5,000people. It is said that the building might be covered with a roof.
Torso in Armor ca. 200 A.D.; Marble; 112.4 x 56.6 cm (44 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.); Founders Society Purchase, Matilda R. Wilson Fund; 72.273 One of the standard types of sculpture adopted from the Greeks was the depiction of a victorious general or emperor as a warrior wearing the cuirass, or body armor Intaglio with a portrait of Empress Julia Domna , ca. 205–210; Severan Roman Beryl; H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) Fletcher Fund, 1925 (25.78.90) Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus , ca. 260–270 Roman Phrygian marble; H. 34 in. (86.4 cm) Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1955 (55.11.5) Statue of a wounded warrior , ca. 138–81 A.D.; Antonine Roman copy of a Greek bronze statue, ca. 460–450 B.C. Marble; H. 87 in. (220.98 cm) Hewitt Fund, 1925 (25.116)
Depicting Women at the Tomb of Christ , 500s Byzantine; Made in the eastern Mediterranean Ivory; 33 x 35 in. (83.8 x 88.9 cm) Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.57) Reliquary Cross with Saint George , 800–1200AD Byzantine Copper alloy; 5 x 2 1/2 in. (12.7 x 6.4 cm) Inscribed in Greek: George Galleries for Byzantine Art, 2000 (2000.526.2) Finger Ring with a Cross , 450–525 Frankish Gold sheet with filigree and granulation, cloisonné cells inset with garnet and mother-of-pearl; Diam. 7/8 in. (2.1 cm) Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.192.229) Frankish "Claw" Beaker , 400–600 Found in Bellenberg Voehringen, southern Germany Glass; 7 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (19.7 x 10.8 cm) Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881 (81.10.189)
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection , 1300–1325 German; Made in Cologne (possibly), Rhine valley Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels; 2 3/8 x 3 7/16 in. (6.1 x 8.7 cm) Gift of Ruth Blumka, 1980 (1980.366) The Renaissance man 1492ad leonardo da vinici Between 1490 and 1495 he developed his habit of recording his studies in meticulously illustrated notebooks. Lute, 1596; converted into a guitar, 19th century Made by Sixtus Rauchwolff Augsberg, Germany Spruce, ebony, and rosewood; L. 29 1/8 in. (74 cm) Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889 (89.2.157) Aquamanile in the Form of a Mounted Knight, late 13th century German; Made in Saxony Bronze; H. 15 in. (31.8 cm) Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964 (64.101.1492)
The Hundred Guilder Print C. 1647-49 Etching, drypoint, burin The Rembrandt House Museum Musée du Louvre, Paris. (1623)Oil on canvas, 70 x 62 cm 1620s Oil on canvas, 142,8 x 222,8 cm Mona Lisa , or La Gioconda (La Joconde) , is a 16th-century oil painting on poplar wood by Leonardo da Vinci, and is arguably the most famous painting in the world.
The Sacrifice of Isaac 1726-29 Fresco, 4000 x 5000 cm Palazzo Patriarcale, Udine an angel floats down on a cloud to stay Abraham's hand just as he is about to slay His Son as commanded by God Sebastiano Ricci's In Greek mythology Phaeton was the son of Helios, the sun-god and this is the story about what happened to him through the painting Amore e Psiche, Canova Antonio cm 155 x 168, 1792. 1720’S A mythological story of Hercules who just murdered his friend Iphitus Hercules was sold as a slave to Omphale, queen of Lydia, for three years
Coastal Scene . Watercolour on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. 1828 Shipwreck . (1876). Oil on canvas. The Aivazovsky Art Gallery, Feodosia, Ukraine. The Eiffel Tower was built for the International Exhibition of Paris of (1889) commemorating the centenary of the French Revolution. At 300 meters (320.75m including antenna), and 7000 tons, it was the world's tallest building until 1930 The Starry Night , Vincent van Gogh June 1889 (210 Kb); Oil on Canvas, 72 x 92 cm (29 x 36 1/4 in); The Museum of Modern Art, New York This painting is probably the most popular of Vincent's works.
Nightlife, (1943) Oil on canvas 91.4 x 121.3 cm The Three Dancers Pablo PICASSO Oil on canvas 215 x 142 cm Picasso's key works, at a crucial moment in his development, and marks the beginning of a new period of emotional violence and Expressionist distortion. Wall of Oil Barrels , Iron Curtain Rue Visconti, Paris,(1962) Photo: Jean-Dominique Lajoux Jackson Pollock (1950) In 1947 Jackson Pollock introduced a radically innovative method of painting in which he poured paint directly onto unprimed canvas that he tacked to the studio floor. "there is no accident.“ pollock explains AARON DOUGlas 37.1 x 40.6 in. Study for Aspects of Negro Life: The Negro in an African Setting, 1934
QUENTIN CURRY (2005) 182.9 x 244.8cm oil and stone dust on panel ANSELM REYLE (2005) Bronze, chrome, varnish 245 x 135 cm GOLDEN ARCH PARKWAY YUKEN TERUYA 2005 8.3 x 12.7 x 24.2 cm paper, glue DANIEL RICHTER JAWOHL UND GOMORRAH 2001, Oil on canvas 225 x 370cm