Obelisk

A New History of Art
Hieronymus Bosch, The Artists
In 1463, the Dutch city of ’s-Hertogenbosch burned to the ground in a catastrophic fire that destroyed more than 4000 homes. I think 13 year old Hieronymus Bosch witnessed the blaze, and interpreted the nightmare of destruction as holy judgement on mankind’s corruption. read more
Self-portrait, Sofonisba Anguissola

Self-portrait

Sofonisba Anguissola, 1558
Stefaneschi Triptych, Giotto di Bondone

Stefaneschi Triptych

Giotto di Bondone, 1320
The Alchemist’s Laboratory, Western Esoteric Art

The Alchemist’s Laboratory

1595
Born on October 4
Jean-François Millet, The ArtistsPortrait of Jean-François Millet

Jean-François Millet

A peasant I was born, and a peasant I will die

1814 – 1875
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The ArtistsPortrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Making a living from etchings

1720 – 1778
Elizabeth Jane Gardner, The ArtistsPortrait of Elizabeth Jane Gardner

Elizabeth Jane Gardner

1837 – 1922
Dado, Miodrag Đurić, The ArtistsPortrait of Dado, Miodrag Đurić

Dado, Miodrag Đurić

1933 – 2010

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