Painted raised relief was the normal mode of decoration on the inside of Egyptian tombs and temples. Here a tomb owner is shown in the embra...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The texts on this statue identify the subject as a man named Min, an overseer of weavers. The block statue, invented in the Middle Kingdom, ...
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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