WTF Art History

For everyone interested in art history who has asked, WTF?

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  1. Allegory of Immortality, Giulio Romano, c1540, @DIADetroit

     
     
  2. Cat Totally Freaked Out By Monkey @clevelandart — Abraham Hondius, 1670s, oil on canvas

    Cat Totally Freaked Out By Monkey @clevelandart — Abraham Hondius, 1670s, oil on canvas

     
     
  3. Chäim Soutine’s Rayfish @ClevelandArt — Still Life with Rayfish, 1923, oil on canvas (with Chardin’s The Ray)

     
     
  4. SIMONOS Says: eat, drink, and be merry @ClevelandArt — Column-Krater, 470-460 BCE, red-figure ceramic, Attic, Greece

     
     
  5. Sleep and Death Carrying Sarpedon @ClevelandArt — 400-380 BCE, Bronze, Etruscan, Italy

     
     
  6. Some of my favorite things @ClevelandArt

     
     
  7. Exquisite 19th-century Bed @cincyartmuseum : designed, carved, and painted by a family of artisans (Benn Pitman, Adelaide Nourse Pitman, and Elizabeth Nourse)

     
     
  8. Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié’s David (1872) @cincyartmuseum

     
     
  9. Love those Limner Painters @cincyartmuseum : The Willard Family, attributed to the Borden Limner, 1837.

     
     
  10. Jon Kuhn, Digital Master (1994), Columbus Museum of Art