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Water lilies

Water lilies by Claude Monet Water lilies by Claude Monet Water lilies by Claude Monet Water lilies by Claude Monet Water lilies by Claude Monet Water lilies by Claude Monet

by Claude Monet


Still Life Panel

Kawase Hasui

Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach - 1932 - Kawase Hasui

Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach, 1932, Kawase Hasui. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


Tom And Jerry

Tom and Jerry

Art by Gene Hazelton


Jerri Finch - Burning Off - 2011

jerri-finch - Burning Off Painting 2011


Michael Zeno Diemer

Michael Zeno Diemer

Zweimastige Kogge mit geblähten Segeln vor Helgoland

Michael Zeno Diemer (1867 - 1939)


Cottage garden in Lower Austria - Hugo Darnaut  1895

Cottage Garden in Lower Austria - Hugo Darnaut, 1895


Dante Rossetti - Lady Lilith

Dante Rossetti - Lady Lilith

Dante Rossetti - Lady Lilith

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

Madame Camus - Edgar Degas Painting 1869

DETAIL - Madame Camus - Edgar Degas Painting 1869

Detail image - Madame Camus - Edgar Degas Painting 1869

This painting is in the Chester Dale collection within the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC


Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 1

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.

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 2

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 3

Written upon the front of the base is:

SIMON BOLIVAR
THE LIBERATOR
BORN JULY 24 1783
CARACAS VENEZUELA
DIED DECEMBER 17 1830
SANTA MARTA COLOMBIA

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 4

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

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 5

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.

Simon Bolivar Memorial Equestrian Statue in Washington DC 6

The Liberator Simón Bolívar Memorial
18th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20240


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