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SEWING MACHINE, c1853.
Seamstress with an 1853 model Grover and Baker industrial sewing machine. Oil over Daguerreotype, American, c1853.
(1723-1794). American Presbyterian clergyman. Line and stipple engraving, 19th century, after a painting by Charles Willson Peale.
TZ'U HSI (1835-1908).
Empress dowager of China, 1875-1908. Painting, 1903-04, by Katherine Augusta Carl, with an elaborate wooden frame designed by the Empress herself.
BOUCHER: SPRING, 1755.
Francois Boucher: Spring. Oil on panel, 1755.
FREDERICK NORTH (1732-1792).
2nd Earl of Guilford. English statesman. Pastel by Nathaniel Dance.
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS
(1542-87). Miniature by W. Bone.
DER K?NSTLER FERNANDO BOTERO AM DONNERSTAG IN Z?RICH VOR DER VERNISSAGE SEINER AUSSTELLUNG 'FERNANDO BOTERO.
Der Knstler Fernando Botero am Donnerstag (02.10.08) in Zrich vor der Vernissage seiner Ausstellung 'Fernando Botero - The Circus' in der Galerie Gmurzynska. Foto: Christian Lanz/People-Press.ch. Full credit: ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All ri
DEGENERATE ART, 1937.
Pieces from the Nazi-curated traveling exhibition, 'Degenerate Art,' (Entartete Kunst), at its second stop at the Haus der Kunst, Berlin, Germany. Photographed 24 February 1938.
MASSACHUSETTS MILL GIRL.
A Massachusetts mill girl beside a Fales and Jenks spinning frame, c1845. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
(1725-1767). English statesman and soldier: colored English engraving, c1766.
NANNY AND CHILD, c1855.
A slave woman holding a white child. Hand-tinted ambrotype, c1855.
Full-length portrait of an unidentified child. Daguerreotype, c1855, with brass frame.
LAJOS KOSSUTH (1802-1892).
Hungarian patriot and statesman. Photographed in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1852 during his exile in America.
DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321).
Italian poet. Allegorical portrait of Dante by a painter of the Florentine school, 16th century.
king Frederick IX of Denmark in the late 60's (behing him, a painting of Christian X riding horse). Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All right
HERMANN GÖRING (1893-1946).
German Nazi party leader. Looking at a painting, possibly stolen. Photograph, c1940. Full credit: Tal - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights
Italian astronomers with their instruments. Woodcut from Anianus' 'Compotus', Rome, 1493.
CARTOON: GEORGE IV, 1820.
Reflection (To be, or not to be?). Cartoon, 1820, by Robert Cruickshank showing King George IV of England unpleasantly surprised to find the reflection of his wife, Queen Caroline, who refused to give up the crown.
Pseudonym of Jean Baptiste Poquelin. French actor and playwright. Oil on canvas by Pierre Mignard.
JOHN LAURENS (1754-1782).
American Revolutionary officer. Miniature painting, 18th century.
ISAAC OLIVER (c1565-1617).
English painter of French extraction. Self-portrait, miniature on vellum, c1590.
JUEL: LANDSCAPE, 1787.
Jens Juel. Canvas, c1787.
FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER (1928-2000).
Painter architect Basel Switzerland 1989. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
RICHARD SEEWALD (1889-1976).
Painter writer Ronco / Ascona Switzerland 1966. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
ARKWRIGHT'S SPINNING FRAME.
Sir Richard Arkwright's spinning frame, patented in 1769, the first machine capable of producing cotton thread of the firmness and hardness required in the warp. Wood engraving, 19th century.
(1821-1910) at age 38, after a drawing by the Countess de Charnacee.
JAMES GILLRAY (1756-1815).
English caricaturist. Miniature attributed to himself.
VIRGINIA CONVENTION, 1829.
James Madison addressing the Virginia Constitutional Convention at Richmond, 1829-1830. Contemporary oil painting by George Catlin.
(c1817-1895). American abolitionist. Daguerreotype, c1855.
SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE MORSE
(1791-1872). American artist and inventor. Daguerreotype, c1845.
JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU
(1683-1764). French composer and music theorist. Copper engraving, 1762, by Augustin de Saint-Aubin after a bust, 1760, by Jean-Jacques Caffieri.
JULIA (c.80-54 B.C.).
Daughter of Julius Caesar and wife of Pompey the Great. Aquatint, English, 18th century.
'The Delights of the Landscape.' Painting by René Magritte, 1928. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
ROBERT ADAM (1728-1792).
Scottish architect. Medallion by James Tassie.
BOUCHER: SUMMER, 1755.
Francois Boucher: Summer. Oil on panel, 1755.
CHINA: JADEITE PALETTE.
Jadeite palette in the form of a double gourd, suspended from a wooden frame, from the imperial summer palace during the reign of K'ang Hsi. Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Judas hanging himself, fresco, by Giovanni Canavesio, 1491, in the Notre-Dame des Fontaines Chapel, La Brigue. France, 15th century. Full Credit: DEA / S. VANNINI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
Italy, Veneto, Oderzo, Detail of Mosaic floor depicting hare hunting scenes from the Gasparinetti collection 2nd Century A.D, Museo Civico Archeologico 'Eno Bellis' (Archaeological Museum), Roman art. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
GALILEO GALILEI (1564-1642).
Italian mathematician, astronomer and physicist. Line engraving, 1624, by Ottavio Leoni.
WOMEN OF ANCIENT GREECE
performing household chores. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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