Art

John the Baptist

Leonardo da Vinci: John the Baptist
oil on panel, ca. 1513/16
Musée du Louvre, Paris

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017
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Floral collar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache


Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Tutankhamun
Date: ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Embalming cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907
Medium: Papyrus, olive leaves, persea leaves, nightshade berries, celery (?), faience, linen dyed red
Dimensions: Diam. 47 cm (18 1/2 in.); W. 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Diam. of disk beads 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number: 09.184.216

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Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art
David with the Head of Goliath (1606/07)

Caravaggio: David with the Head of Goliath (1606/07)
oil on panel, 1606/07
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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A Knight of the d'Aluye Family


Date: after 1248–by 1267
Geography: Made in Loire Valley, France
Culture: French
Medium: Limestone
Dimensions: 13 × 33 1/2 × 83 1/2 in., 1197 lb. (33 × 85.1 × 212.1 cm, 543 kg)
Classification: Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number: 25.120.201

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Thu, Sep 21, 2017
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The Last Supper

Il Tintoretto: The Last Supper
oil on canvas, 1592-94
San Giorgo Maggiore, Venice

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Thu, Sep 21, 2017
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