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CHINA: EMPEROR & SCHOLAR.
The first meeting between Liu Bang (right), Han emperor of China (202-195 B.C.), and his Confucian strategist Li I-chi. Detail from a handscroll, Ching Dynasty, 17th century, purported to be based on a work by the Sung Dynasty artist Li Gonglin (1049-1106). Ink on paper.
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HOMER: THE ODYSSEY.
Odysseus recognized by his aged nurse Euryclea. Line engraving, 1805, after the drawing by John Flaxman.
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MINNESOTA: LUMBER CAMP, 1937.
A lumberjack washing his feet in a lumber camp, near Effie, Minnesota. Photograph by Russell Lee, September 1937.
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WATTEAU: DIANA BATHING.
Oil on canvas, c1716, by Jean-Antoine Watteau.
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DEGAS: AFTER BATH, 1886.
After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Feet. Pastel on cardboard by Edgar Degas, 1886.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Footbath basin bearing Louis Philippe's monogram, piece of men's toiletries necessities in mahogany with Carrara marble bench top, porcelain, Minton manifacture, Staffordshire. England, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini / J. M. Zuber / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.