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Mountaineers and farmers trading mules and horses on "Jockey St.," near the Court House, Campton, Wolfe County, Ky.

Photograph shows Sign on building: Wolfe County Office WPA Project Superintendent; sign on car: Jesus saves.

Multistoried Watchtower with Front Court

Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)

Court Lady

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Figure of a Court Lady

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Figure of a Seated Court Lady

This charming figure brings to life a moment of leisure at the Tang imperial court. The plump young lady sits in a relaxed pose, accompanied by a playful lapdog next to her slipper. Bright, clear-toned glazes—a... more

The young Siyâvush, son of Kay Kâ'ûs, on his way from Zâbulistân to his father's court with his army is showered with gold and ambergris by the people.

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.

The new king Kay Khusrau talks with nobles of his court.

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.

Jamshîd surrounded by members of his court.

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.

Qaydâfah, queen of Andalûs, recognizes Iskandar, who has come to her court disguised as his own ambassador.

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.

King and court from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 314

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a king and his court, with a messenger approaching the king and queen. Image taken from f. 314 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Wri... more

King and court from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 314

Bas-de-page scene of a king and his court, with a messenger approaching the king and queen, and a colophon at the end of the text. Image taken from f. 314 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the '... more

The pleading at the court of Reason from BL Harley 4431, f. 196v

Miniature of the pleading at the court of Reason in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 196v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), '... more

Edmund holding court from BL Harley 2278, f. 29

Detail of a miniature of Edmund holding court. Image taken from f. 29 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). Written in English... more

Court from BL Harley 2278, f. 25

Detail of a miniature of Alkmund and Edmund in court. Image taken from f. 25 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). Written in ... more

Alkmund's court from BL Harley 2278, f. 24

Detail of a miniature of Alkmund's lords in council. Image taken from f. 24 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). Written in E... more

Court of the king of Castile from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 254

Miniature of the court of the king of Castile. Image taken from f. 254 of Recueil des croniques d’Engleterre. Written in French.

Court of the king of Castile from BL Royal 14 E IV, f. 254

Detail of a miniature of the court of the king of Castile. Image taken from f. 254 of Recueil des croniques d’Engleterre. Written in French.

Court of Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 134

Miniature of the Court of Uther. Image taken from f. 134 of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre, volume 1. Written in French.

Court of Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 134

Detail of a miniature of the Court of Uther. Image taken from f. 134 of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre, volume 1. Written in French.

Plaque: Junior Court Official

Nigeria, Court of Benin

Male Figure: Court Official

Scholars have suggested that this figure was placed upon a commemorative altar dedicated to a king, or "oba," of Benin. The figure is depicted wearing a distinctive cross pendant. His wrap skirt is adorned with... more

Women at Chinese Court

In this painting, a vivacious scene of Chinese court life, the grace of the palace beauties is accentuated by their poses, especially that of the woman in the center, who slightly twists her body to admire a bl... more

Court Yards (Sketch for Stage Scene ?)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Fragment of an Ottoman Court Carpet

Although Mamluk Cairo fell to the Ottomans in 1517, the city continued to be a major center for artistic production. Using the same materials and techniques as earlier Mamluk carpets, Ottoman court carpets such... more

Plaque: Court Official

Nigeria, Court of Benin

The Return to Court of the Four Graybeards of Mount Shang (left); Su Shi’s Visit to the Wind and Water Cave (right

The subject of the right screen is the future Emperor Hui (reigned 194–188 B.C.) of the Han dynasty. Although the crown prince, his rightful ascendance to the throne was threatened by his father’s desire to ins... more

Court Cupboard (side elevation)

Anonymous, French, 16th century

Ottoman Court Carpet

This splendid carpet, with feathery leaves, stylized lotus flowers, and tightly curled cloud‑band scrolls, displays characteristics associated with a group of carpets of debated provenance. While the wool and ... more

Allegory of Virtues and Vices at the Court of Charles V

Early commentators identified some of the well-known historical figures that Hans Daucher carved so precisely on this honestone relief in the year 1522. Riding a horse, whose rich trappings are emblazoned with ... more

Short Sword (Yatagan) from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)

Exquisite workmanship and lavish use of precious materials distinguish this sword as a princely weapon and exemplifies the opulence and refinement of Ottoman luxury arts. Almost identical to a yatagan (now in t... more

"A Scene of Conviviality at Court", Folio from a Divan (Collected Works) of Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i

Mir ‘Ali Shir Nava’i was a statesman, patron of the arts, and acclaimed champion of Chaghatayid Turkish poetry. This bazm (feast) scene is the right-hand folio of a double-page composition; the other page depic... more

Imperial Court Robe

On this robe, woven from threads of silk and gold, five-clawed dragons (long), clouds, and flaming jewels appear against a rich blue ground above waves and mountains. Scattered among the dragons are variants of... more

Hermit Nascien at Arthur's court from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 91v

Miniature of the hermit Nascien appearing at Arthur's banquet, bearing the Grail under a cover. Image taken from f. 91v of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Hermit Nascien at Arthur's court from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 91v

Detail of a miniature of the hermit Nascien appearing at Arthur's banquet, bearing the Grail under a cover. Image taken from f. 91v of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Chinese Court Ladies and Children

This screen depicts the interior and court garden of a Chinese palace with groups of Chinese ladies, children, and servants enjoying their courtly life. The theme of Chinese court ladies was favored by high-ran... more

"A Gathering of Court Women", Folio from the Davis Album

A rare glimpse into the lives of women at the court, this scene shows them reclining on textiles with Chinese-inspired phoenixes and clouds, eating pomegranates and peaches, and listening to the drum. The jewel... more

"The Court of Ravana", Folio from a Ramayana

The page comes from a copy of the Ramayana probably made for the Mughal courtier Bir Singh Deo of Datia. Inspired by fifteenth-century Indian and Persian painting, this folio is unique from the others in this m... more

Interior View of the Court Yard and Frontal View of the Defense Mechanism at Chateau d'Anet

Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau (French, Paris 1510/12–1585 Annecy)

Court Lady

School of Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Court Lady Looking at a Blooming Cherry-Tree

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Court Lady with a Fan—a Cherry-Tree in Bloom

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Spring Morning in the Tang Court

In the Style of Zhou Wenju (Chinese, active 940–975) Edo period (1615–1868)

Man and Woman in Court Dress Looking at Young Pines for New Year Ceremony

Nagayama Koin (Hirotora) (Japanese, 1765–1849) Edo period (1615–1868)

Noh Costume (Karaori) with Court Carriages and Cherry Blossoms

This Noh costume has unusually large pictorial motifs of courtly carriages, dandelions, and cherry blossoms. During the Heian period (794–1185), carriages were the vehicles of the aristocracy and figured in man... more