Monthly Archives: November 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Made by Mestizo Date: 1970s The British Museum  

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First Snow

Best Snow?

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Illustration by H. Lawrence Hoffman

  for Tales For Salesman by Dr. Francis Lee Golden 1st POCKET BOOK edition……..June, 1954

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Clock called “The Chariot of Diana”

UNKNOWN GERMAN GOLDSMITH c. 1610 Ebony, gilt bronze, 31 x 41 x 17 cm Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan

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Standing Female Deity or Deity Impersonator

circa 600–900 Mexican, Veracruz state, El Zapotal style She holds a curved sacrificial knife in her upraised hand, and an incense bag in the shape of a skull hangs from her left hand. The serpents on her belt and headress … Continue reading

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Lucrezia de’ Medici

Attributed to Alessandro Allori and assistants. Lucrezia died of consumption in 1561 at the age of sixteen, a year after this portrait was painted. NCMA

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Waterfall in Dusky Bay, April 1773

by William Hodges Ministry of Defence Art Collection Date painted: late 18th C Oil on canvas, 136 x 193 cm The artist was commissioned by the Admiralty to accompany Captain James Cook on his second voyage of discovery.

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