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0365058
LITERATURE.
Title page of Freundlische Vision, by Richard Strauss (1864-1949). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0278511
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Egyptian civilization, Old Kingdom. Inscription of Uni concerning an expedition to find the top of the pyramid of Merenre Nemtyemsaf, biographical text. Detail. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
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0276707
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Gold foil with embossed decoration from Delphi (Greece). Detail: animals. Goldsmith art, Greek Civilization, ca 6th Century BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0418517
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Stele of Mery, vice chancellor during the reign of Senwosret (Sesostris) I, from Abydos. Detail. Egyptian civilisation, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XII. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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0365352
LITERATURE.
Title page of the score for Orpheus and Eurydice, 1762, by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), performed at the Royal Academy of Music in Paris, August 2, 1774. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0364680
LITERATURE.
Floor plan for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) last home on Rauhensteingasse in Vienna. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
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0413985
ARCHAEOLOGY.
The winged goddess Nut, decorative detail from the sarcophagus of Peftjauauyaset. Egyptian civilisation, Late Period, Dynasty XXVI. Full credit: De Agostini / M. Carrieri / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0364931
LITERATURE.
Title page of the score for the Trio for piano, violin and cello, Opus 15, by Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0271835
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 3rd century A.D. Inscription concerning the regulations for the exploitation of imperial possessions under Septimius Severus, 209-210 A.D. From Ain-Uassel, Tunisia. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0415670
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Ramesses II holding prisoners by their hair. Detail. Egyptian Civilisation, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0272141
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century b.C. Fragment of a marble relief depicting a funeral cortege. From the archaeological site of Amiternum in the surroundings of San Vittorino, L'Aquila Province, Italy. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0366743
LITERATURE.
Title page of the libretto of
Chatterton, 1896, opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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0364932
LITERATURE.
Title page of the score for Quartets for violin and cello, by Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884). Simroch edition, Berlin. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0418937
ARCHAEOLOGY.
The royal scribe Gehutinofer, wall fragment from a Theban tomb. Egyptian civilisation, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0344578
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Divina Commedia (Divine Comedy), 1304-1321. Purgatorio (Purgatory), Canto IX. Illustration by Franz von Bayros. Vienna 1921. Detail Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0305651
FINE ART.
Santa Margarita and Santa Barbara, detail from the Altar of Mary, carved and painted wood. German School, 16th Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0364790
LITERATURE.
Franz Joseph Haydn's (1732-1809) letter of introduction during his trip to London, 1801. In the letter, Haydn is defined as being legally employed by the Court of Esterhazi. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0305416
FINE ART.
Enthroned Christ, detail from lintel relief. Romanesque art, 13th Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0277681
ARCHAEOLOGY.
The chair of Bishop Maximian, Inlaid wood and ivory Paleochristian sculpture, from Ravenna, Italy. Detail of the panel depicting the feeding of people after the multiplication of Loaves and Fishes. Byzantine Civilization, mid-6th Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0290249
ASIAN ART.
Relief depicting Buddha, Temple of Preah Palilay, Cambodia. Full Credit: DEA / C. SAPPA / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0364772
LITERATURE.
Handwritten score, with notes on tuning, for the oratorio (vocal version) of Die Sieben Worte letzten unseres Erlosers am Kreuze (The seven last words of our Saviour on the cross) by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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0289318
ASIAN ART.
Avalokitesvara, Bodhisattva with a thousand arms and thousand eyes, 981, painting on silk, China. Detail. Chinese Civilisation, 6th year of the Taiping Xingguo Period, 10th century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0305696
FINE ART.
Warrior and Monaco praying, detail from the sarcophagus by Nicola Baraballo. Italy, 14th Century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
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0336912
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Plate depicting Bacchus' childhood, 1528, by Giorgio Andreoli (born between 1465 and 1470-died 1555), ceramic. Italy, 16th century. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0271453
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Amphora from Kadmeion of Thebes (Greece). Detail: an inscription in Linear B. Mycenaean Civilization, late 14th Century BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0289321
ASIAN ART.
Avalokitesvara, Bodhisattva with a thousand arms and thousand eyes, 981, painting on silk, China. Detail. Chinese Civilisation, 6th year of the Taiping Xingguo Period, 10th century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0280218
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Italy - Latium region - Tarquinia (Viterbo province). Etruscan necropolis (UNESCO World Heritage List, 2004). Auguri Tomb, detail of fresco depicting farewell scene before Hades' gate, 6th century b.C. Full Credit: DEA / C. BEVILACQUA / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0290864
ASIAN ART.
Detail of the decoration of the Bagaya Monastery called Ava also Inwa, near Mandalay, Myanmar. Full Credit: DEA / C. SAPPA / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0291034
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Textiles, Italy. White linen cloth of Perugia with blue woollen weft. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0272126
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Relief with a perspective view of a town. Detail. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0426046
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Decoration on back, detail from painted satinwood bench with wicker back and seat, 1790, United Kingdom, 18th century Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0314835
FINE ART.
Adoration of the Magi, detail from the Pulpit, 1265-1269, by Nicola Pisano (active 1258-1278). Siena Cathedral (World Heritage Site by UNESCO, 1995), Tuscany. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserve
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0276413
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Turkey, Bergama, Detail of the frieze from Pergamon altar representing Auge and the building of the ark 2nd century B.C., Germany, Berlin, Pergamonmuseum (Archaeological Museum), Hellenistic art. Full Credit: DEA / E. LESSING / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0417289
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Bas-relief with decorative motifs from the temple of Bel or Baal, Palmyra (Unesco World Heritage List, 1980), Syria. Roman civilisation, 1st-2nd century AD. Detail. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0328946
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Detail of the floor mosaic of the Cathedral of San Nicola Pellegrino, Trani, Apulia. Italy, 12th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0415522
ARCHAEOLOGY.
The goddess Isis, decorative detail of the sarcophagus of Queen Tuya, mother of Ramesses II, gilded wood. Egyptian Civilisation, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0364736
LITERATURE.
Letter to the Prince of Saxony, Frederick Augustus II, 1733, sent to accompany the Mass in B minor, BWV 232, by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0273318
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Greek civilization, 5th century b.C. Red-figure pottery. Attic kylix attributed to the Brygos Painter. Inner decoration depicting Briseis and Phoenix. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0314072
FINE ART.
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Spatial Concept, 1959. Full Credit: Copyright DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0365020
LITERATURE.
Handwritten score for Lied von der Erde (The song of the Earth), 1908-1909, by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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