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Topic: act
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Agere (to act) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 72

Detail of a historiated initial 'A'(gere) of two men in front of a lawyer Image taken from f. 72 of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Seated Hercules in the Act of Shooting at the Stymphalian Birds

The muscular physique incorporates an allusion to the ancient marble fragment, the Belvedere Toso in the Vatican, which Renaissance artists sometimes reconstructed imaginatively. Vittore Gambello (Italian, Veni... more

Yamamoto Iwanojō, Son of Yamamoto Kyōshirō, as Shinoda Zuma in a Shosa Act

Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, ca. 1702–1752) Edo period (1615–1868)

David Garrick in Hamlet (Shakespeare, Act 1, Scene 4)

James McArdell (Irish, Dublin 1729–1765 London)

David Garrick as King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1)

Garrick, who spearheaded the eighteenth-century Shakespeare revival, appears here as King Lear. In the play, the king is cast out by his power-hungry daughters, and wanders on a stormy heath attended by the fai... more

Poem by the Monk Sosei (act. 850-97)

On a misty spring day, two beauties stand under a parasol on a terrace near a torii gate in the old capital, Kyoto, viewing the cherry blossoms at their peak. Like fashion models, the two women show off their b... more