Even as we study the lifelike surface of this head, its expression may lead us to contemplate the psychic life at play behind the closed eye...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
To ancient Egyptians, this miniature representation of a nude young girl would have had erotic appeal. Her heavy wig alludes to the Egyptian...
The Brooklyn Museum's lantern slide collection was started by the Museum's curator of fine arts, William Henry Goodyear, in the late nineteenth century. The Museum's Libraries and Archives now holds 11,710 glass lantern slides, and selections can be seen here.
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