Art Details
A collection of the smaller details of art works.
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ancientpeoples:

Gilded decorated disk

The silver disk was gilded. The decoration shows a kneeling man fighting with a lion. Above him a ram is depicted, flanked by two lions with gaping maws. At the bottow there are two dogs and a cow’s head in the middle. 

The style indicates a thracian orgin and ended up in the Netherlands either as booty won by the Celts or a piece of merchandise. 

1st century BC

Found in the Netherlands, Limburg, Helden

Source: Leiden Museum of Antiquities 

Francisco de Goya, King Charles IV of Spain and his Family (detail), 1800

Diana in a landscape, Detail.
by Louis-Michel van Loo, (1707 – 1771)
Dated: 1739

whorchacha:

Starry Night (detail)
Vincent Van Gogh
Oil on canvas, 1889

vuelie:

ART HISTORY MEME; 8 artists:
Claude Monet [1/8]
Color is my day-long obsession, joy, and torment. -Monet
the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of Empress Anna of Russia" (1730) (detail) by Louis Caravaque (1684-1752).

leprincelointain:

Solomon J. Solomon (1860-1927), Samson - vers 1887.

Jan van Eyck, Portrait of a Man (detail), 1433
c0ssette:

Flora And Zephyr,1875,detail,William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
starmanwaitinginthesky:

cropped : Picasso’s The Tragedy