Art and Artifice
ARCHIVE PAGE 9 - May 2016
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by Claude Monet
Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach, 1932, Kawase Hasui. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Tom And Jerry
Art by Gene Hazelton
Jerri Finch - Burning Off - 2011
Michael Zeno Diemer
Zweimastige Kogge mit geblähten Segeln vor Helgoland
Michael Zeno Diemer (1867 - 1939)
Cottage Garden in Lower Austria - Hugo Darnaut, 1895
Dante Rossetti - Lady Lilith
Rossetti originally painted this image 1866-1868, but altered it in 1873. The model for the first version of the painting was Fanny Cornforth, and the second version was modeled by Alexa Wilding. This painting hangs among the Pre-Raphaelite collection at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, Delaware.
Madame Camus - Edgar Degas 1869
This painting is in the Chester Dale collection within the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC
Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
This sculpture is by Felix Weihs de Weldon (born April 12, 1907 – June 3, 2003). He was an Austrian-born American sculptor and is most famous for his work on the Iwo Jima Marine Corps memorial in Arlington, Virginia.
Written upon the front of the base is:
BORN JULY 24 1783
DIED DECEMBER 17 1830
SANTA MARTA COLOMBIA
The east side of the base is inscribed with: THE REPUBLIC OF VENEZUELA BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The west side of the base is inscribed with: LIBERATED VENEZUELA COLOMBIA ECUADOR PERU BOLIVIA AND PANAMA
Equestrian of Simón Bolívar was commissioned by the United States Congress on July 5, 1949. The public installation of the work was made June 29, 1955.
The Liberator Simón Bolívar Memorial
18th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20240