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Topic: historical images

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Allegorical Homage to an Architect (?)

Allegorical Homage to an Architect (?)

Alessandro Gherardini (Italian, Florence 1655–1723 Livorno)

Façade of Palace decorated for the Marriage of the King of Naples to the Archduchess of Austria

Façade of Palace decorated for the Marriage of the King of Naples to t...

Luigi Vanvitelli (Italian, Naples 1700–1773 Caserta) , workshop of

Designs for the Decoration of Firearms

Designs for the Decoration of Firearms

Workshop of Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833) Versailles

Saint Benedict on a Bed of Thorns

Saint Benedict on a Bed of Thorns

Benedetto Luti (Italian, Florence 1666–1724 Rome)

Two halved variants for a Chapel

Two halved variants for a Chapel

Anonymous, Italian, Piedmontese, 18th century

A Dead Bird (Quail?) Seen from Below.

A Dead Bird (Quail?) Seen from Below.

Count Giorgio Durante (Duranti) (Italian, Palazzolo (?) 1685–1755 Palazzolo)

Design for a Painted Ceiling

Design for a Painted Ceiling

Anonymous, Italian, 19th century

Plan and Elevation of Country House

Plan and Elevation of Country House

After Robert Morris (British, Twickenham, Surrey ca. 1701–1754 London)

Sea Battle

Sea Battle

Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian, Cortona 1596–1669 Rome)

Ornamental Designs After Antique Vases

Ornamental Designs After Antique Vases

After Bernardino Poccetti (Italian, San Marino di Valdelsa 1548–1612 Florence)

Head of a Woman

Head of a Woman

Anonymous, Italian, 18th century

Study of a Stump with Aerial Roots

Study of a Stump with Aerial Roots

Woldemar Friedrich (German, Gnadau 1846–1910 Berlin)

The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and the Infant Baptist

The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and the Infant Baptist

Cesare Pollino (Cesare dal Francia or Franchi) (Italian, Perugia ca. 1560–1598 Rome)

Neptune and other Marine Deities Paying Homage to Louis XIV

Neptune and other Marine Deities Paying Homage to Louis XIV

Michel Corneille the Younger (French, Paris 1642–1708 Paris)

Amphion Building the Walls of Thebes

Amphion Building the Walls of Thebes

Giovanni Luigi Valesio (Italian, 1583–1633)

Travelers Entering a Town

Travelers Entering a Town

Paul Sandby (British, baptized Nottingham 1731–1809 London)

A Priest Celebrating Mass

A Priest Celebrating Mass

Giorgio Picchi, the Younger (Italian, Casteldurante [Urbania] ca. 1555–1605 Casteldurante [Urbania])

Design for the Decoration of Firearms

Design for the Decoration of Firearms

Workshop of Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833) Versailles

Landscape

Landscape

Gillis van Coninxloo, follower of (Antwerp 1544–1607 Amsterdam) (Matthias Merian the Elder?)

Design for a Term Shaped like a Winged Female Figure

Design for a Term Shaped like a Winged Female Figure

Giovanni Battista Foggini (Italian, Florence 1652–1725 Florence)

Moonlight

Moonlight

Attributed to Joseph Vernet (French, Avignon 1714–1789 Paris)

Sketches of Classical or Biblical Figures

Sketches of Classical or Biblical Figures

Rodolphe Bresdin (French, Montrelais 1822–1885 Sèvres)

Landscape with a View in a Valley

Landscape with a View in a Valley

Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Austrian, Vienna 1793–1865 Helmstreitmühle in der Hinterbrühl)

A Prehistoric Stone Circle on a Mound, an Extensive Landscape Beyond

A Prehistoric Stone Circle on a Mound, an Extensive Landscape Beyond

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (German, Haina 1751–1829 Eutin)

Half design for the decoration of an Altar with Putti.

Half design for the decoration of an Altar with Putti.

Anonymous, Italian, Piedmontese, 18th century

"Christ Crowned with Thorns" (from Sketchbook)

"Christ Crowned with Thorns" (from Sketchbook)

John William Casilear (American, New York 1811–1893 Saratoga Springs, New York)

Design for the Right Half of an Overdoor Decoration with a Bust

Design for the Right Half of an Overdoor Decoration with a Bust

Giovanni Battista Foggini (Italian, Florence 1652–1725 Florence)

Study for an Altar with a Figure on a Raised Socle at Left; verso: Study for an Altar with a Figure of an Angel or Saint

Study for an Altar with a Figure on a Raised Socle at Left; verso: Stu...

Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer (German, Linz 1696–1770 Mimmenhausen)

Design for the Decoration of Firearms

Design for the Decoration of Firearms

Workshop of Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833) Versailles

The Virgin Nursing the Christ Child, in a Glory of Angels (recto); Studies for seated figures of Christ and God the Father in red chalk (verso)

The Virgin Nursing the Christ Child, in a Glory of Angels (recto); Stu...

Nicola Maria Rossi (Naples (?) 1690–1758 Naples)

Aurora Riding in Her Chariot

Aurora Riding in Her Chariot

Andrea Appiani (Italian, Milan 1754–1817 Milan)

Sachsische Artillerie

Sachsische Artillerie

O. Von Brück (active 1848–50) Made in Germany

Half-Length  Study for a Portrait of a Young Man

Half-Length Study for a Portrait of a Young Man

Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, Venice 1729–1804 Venice)

Battle of Horsemen and Foot Soldiers

Battle of Horsemen and Foot Soldiers

In this dynamic study of a battle scene, the dense fabric of overlapping figures and the energetic penwork contribute to the chaotic action. The complex interweaving of soldiers and animals recalls classical re... more

Landscape with a Shepherd in Repose

Landscape with a Shepherd in Repose

The Veneto (mid-16th century)

Seated Female Figure Holding a Book and a Scroll (?)

Seated Female Figure Holding a Book and a Scroll (?)

Although the artist cannot be identified, the sculptural, even classical, tone of the figure—perhaps a Sibyl—points to a Veronese origin. The artist has focused on the softly modeled drapery, which cascades in ... more

The Return of the Prodigal Son

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Lombardy- The Veneto (1530–1569)

Siesta-Mexico

Siesta-Mexico

Paul Ludwig Gill (American, 1894–1938)

Reclining Male Figure

Reclining Male Figure

Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian, Venice 1519–1594 Venice)

Saint Sebastian (recto); sketches of a male head and a standing figure in a short cape; a copy of the figure on the recto (verso)

Saint Sebastian (recto); sketches of a male head and a standing figure...

This sheet may have served as a preparatory study for the figure of Saint Sebastian in a painting, God the Father and Saints, in the church of San Domenico, Siena. In the painting, the serpentine figure of Sain... more

Frieze with Male Figures and Two Horses

Frieze with Male Figures and Two Horses

The drawing represents part of the story of Tarquinius, the legendary king of Rome in the sixth century BC, and Attus, the augur (an official who foretells events through omens). The composition was copied from... more

Clothesline

Clothesline

Dudley Mygatt (American, 1893–1918)

Angel of the Revelation (Book of Revelation, chapter 10)

Angel of the Revelation (Book of Revelation, chapter 10)

This work comes from a series of eighty biblical watercolors that Blake made for Thomas Butts, an important patron. He found the subject in chapter 10 of the book of Revelation and describes both the author and... more

Egyptian Hall, Mansion House, London

Egyptian Hall, Mansion House, London

Attributed to Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)

Purple Afternoon, London

Purple Afternoon, London

Joseph Pennell (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1857–1926 New York)

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Historic area was the site of a National Park System Advisory Board Scholars Forum, attended by Secretary Gale Norton, on the role of the National Park Service as civic educator

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philad...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Historic area was the site of a National Park System Advisory Board Scholars Forum, attended by Secretary Gale Norton, on the role of the National Park Service as civic educator

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philad...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Historic area was the site of a National Park System Advisory Board Scholars Forum, attended by Secretary Gale Norton, on the role of the National Park Service as civic educator

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philad...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Historic area was the site of a National Park System Advisory Board Scholars Forum, attended by Secretary Gale Norton, on the role of the National Park Service as civic educator

Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philad...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Fred Elwell (Beverley artist) as a boy circa 1885 (archive ref DDX1506-2-8)

Fred Elwell (Beverley artist) as a boy circa 1885 (archive ref DDX1506...

Frederick William (Fred) Elwell was born in Beverley, East Yorkshire on the 29th June 1870. He was a painter in oils of portraits, interiors and figurative subjects. Elwell exhibited at the Paris Salon in 189... more

A. Lorraine portrait

A. Lorraine portrait

Artist: unknown..Date/place: March 1907, Paris..Subject: A. Lorraine..Medium: photographic positive, B&W..Notes: Greeting written in french on the photo..Persistent URL:..Original belongs to the Edvard Grieg Ar... more

Man portrait

Man portrait

Artist: Cognet..Date/place: Paris..Subject: unknown..Medium: photographic positive, B&W..Notes: none..Persistent URL:..Original belongs to the Edvard Grieg Archives at Bergen Public Library ( #//bergenbibliotek... more

Oscar Consettant [?]

Oscar Consettant [?]

Artist: unknown..Date/place: unknown..Subject: unknown..Medium: photographic positive, B&W..Notes: none..Persistent URL:..Original belongs to the Edvard Grieg Archives at Bergen Public Library ( #//bergenbiblio... more

The Cooperage, Newcastle upon Tyne

The Cooperage, Newcastle upon Tyne

View of numbers 32-34 The Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, premises of J W Mawson, dunnage mat merchant and John Arthur, cooper, c1885 (TWAM ref. DX872/20)...(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital im... more

Crane locomotive built in Newcastle upon Tyne

Crane locomotive built in Newcastle upon Tyne

An image of a crane locomotive ordered by Mr Hanning, Paris in 1909 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/2)...Engine no. 2783..Built for: Mr Hanning, Paris..Date ordered: 30 March 1909..Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches...Pri... more