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Topic: approach

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Surâqah ibn Mâlik comes to kill Muhammad but his horse is stuck in the ground and refuses to approach the victim.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Approach to Damascus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 321v

Detail of a miniature of the approach to Damascus. Image taken from f. 321v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Approach to a Mountain Village with Horsemen on the Road

This is a significant early example of pure landscape drawing, produced infrequently in European art in the early sixteenth century. The sheet comes from a now-disbound album of landscape studies by Fra Bartolo... more

Landscape (Wooded Approach to a Town)

Dated about 1508, this drawing can be considered among the earliest pure landscape studies in European art. Confining himself to the use of pen and ink, Fra Bartolomeo employed a great variety of strokes, from ... more

The Tribute Money: two Pharisees, one holding out a coin in his right hand, approach Christ from the left

Martino Rota (Italian, ca. 1520–1583 (active Venice, Graz, Vienna and Prague))

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

Aladin Hears of the Crusaders' Approach (from a set of Scenes from Gerusalemme Liberata)

Designed by Domenico Paradisi (Italian, active 1689–1721)

Durga and Kali Approach the Gathered Armies of Chanda and Munda: Scene from the Devi Mahatmya

The second great battle in the Devi Mahatmya occurs when Durga tells the terrible demon Shumbha that she will only marry a man who defeats her in battle. He responds by sending the demons Chanda and Munda and t... more

Durga and Kali Approach the Gathered Armies of Chanda and Munda: Scene from the Devi Mahatmya

This dynamic drawing was originally part of a set that was eventually transferred to other pages for completion. Here, the prick marks that were made to allow the pounce to function can be clearly seen, as can ... more

Approach to Montevideo, Uruguay

Martens made this drawing at Montevideo, where he accepted a two-year position as topographical artist on the ship Beagle, to survey the coasts of Patagonia and Tierra de Fuego (joining Charles Darwin as one of... more

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

Indians burning their village in Arkansas, at the approach of de Soto.

Approach to New York East River [distant view]

Drawing shows a view of the New York skyline from the East River, with buildings looming over trees and along the waterfront. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Approach to New York East River [nearer view]

Drawing shows a view of the New York skyline from the East River, with buildings looming over trees. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

The Approach to Phil‘

Francis Frith (British, Chesterfield, Derbyshire 1822–1898 Cannes, France)

No. 2 of 3, approach to the boundary pass, Rocky Mountains

Photograph shows trees in the middle distance with mountains in the background.

Rebel earthworks commanding the passage at Germanna ford, abandoned on the approach of Meade's army

Troops inspecting earthworks in foreground, while regiments march past in background.