This figure a woman holding a mirror is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The mirror refers to the fortunes of lov...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Many deities in the official Egyptian pantheon can be recognized by their headdresses. The Double Crown of the beneficent goddess Mut, whose...
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