This figure’s arms and its diamond and cross insignia refer to the “four moments of the sun”—dawn (birth), noon (lif...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Because most people in the ancient Near East could not read, artists developed symbols to help individuals identify the figures on palace an...
William Henry Goodyear (1846–1923) was the Brooklyn Museum's first curator of fine arts. A finding aid to the collection and an extensive selection of his photographs, either taken or collected by him, are now available online.
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