L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i

Sunday, November 26, 2023

Randomly XXVII

A sudden shift in the wind lifts the tail of the rigid airship USS Los Angeles, Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1927.
Glass pomegranate, Greece, circa 2nd century BC.
 Portrait of a Girl, by Michael Sweerts, before 1664.
Giovane donna con impermeabile, by Bruno Miniati, circa 1930.
Portrait of Elise Journet, by Jean Gigoux, circa 1830.
Les Galettes, by Claude Monet, 1882.
Charles IX, King of France, miniature from the studio of François Clouet, circa 1560.
Presumed portrait of Jean-Baptiste-Louis Bouvier de Lamotte, marquis de Cépoy, miniature by Louis-Marie Sicard called Sicardi, 1792.
Spanish language poster for "All Quiet on the Western Front", 1930.
Presumed portrait of the Bourbier family, attributed to Alexandre-Denis-Abel de Pujol, circa 1860.
Portrait of a lady, by Alexandre Yakovlev (or Jacovleff), 1934.
Study, by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, 1821.
Study, by Bolesław Barbacki, 1914.
Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine, by Gerritt van Honthorst, 1641.
Park, by Henryk Jan Szczygliński, circa 1900.
Costume from The Triadic Ballet designed by Bauhaus artist Oskar Schlemmer, 1926.
"Sea Matryoshka", illustrating the food chain: whale, seal, penguin, fish, calamari, sea cucumber, and plankton. Russian/Finnish, designed in 2013.
The bedroom of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha at Friedenstein Palace, by Friedrich Rothbarth, circa1844.
Photograph by D.F. Millet, 1850.
Cupidon Blowing a Soap Bubble, by Rembrandt, circa 1634.
Miniature by Walter Stephens Lethbridge, circa 1815-20.
Princess Elisabeth of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, artist unknown, circa 1852 (the year of her marriage to Leopold III, Prince of Lippe.)
Actress Constance Crawley at a Chicago train station with her pet monkey, Dooley, 1908.
Capriccio; Interior with a Group Examining a Bust of Antinous with the Hope Athene, by Michael William Sharp, 1811.
The Creation, by George Spencer Watson, 1921.
Willows by a Stream, by Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret,1908.
Margarita Teresa of Spain, Holy Roman Empress, with her daughter Maria Antonia, attributed to Jan Thomas van Ieperen, circa 1670.
Schinkenklopfen. ("Ham pounding.")
Athena (Minerva) Scorning the Advances of Hephaestus, by Paris Bordone, circa 1555-60.
 Minerva (Athena) Protecting the Young King of Rome (the son of Napoléon I), by Louis-Alexandre Romagnesi, 1811.
Peonies, by Eduard von Grützner, 1914.
An Allegory of Painting (or of "Art"?), by Frans van Mieris the Elder, 1661. Oil on copper, the painting is only 5 x 3.5 inches.
Circa 1859-59.
The Breakfast Tray, by Elizabeth Okie Paxton, circa 1910.
Physical examination for the US Army, 1917.
Two Male Models, by Fyodor Antonovich Bruni, 1813.
Prosit!, by Johann Baptist Reiter, circa 1850s.
Self-portrait, by Aleksey Korin, 1915.
Artist Elizabeth Gould with a raptor (possibly a red-footed falcon, Falco vespertinus), unknown artist, circa 1830s.
Boxer Stanley Ketchel, né Stanisław Kiecal, 1910.
Swedish ice skater Gillis Grafström, 1920.
Appels, gemberpot en bord op een richel (apples, ginger pot, and plate on a ledge), by Piet Mondrian, 1901.
Isabella, Countess of Hertford, by Alexander Roslin, 1765.
Drinking cup presented by the Dutch West India Company to Piet Hein, circa 1649.
Brazilian woman from Bahia, unknown artist, circa 1850-60s.
 Sacramento, California: Child of Japanese ancestry on porch of home two days before removal to internment, by Dorothea Lange, 11 May 1942.

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