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J. Paul Getty Museum
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April cold with dropping rain Willows & lilacs brings again The whistle of returning birds… -Ralph Waldo Emerson pic.twitter.com/oEQdafRTKj
#PalmSunday welcome to Easter week! Christ’s path is strewn with palm fronds as he enters Jerusalem. German, 1400s pic.twitter.com/CuLb0wQqGb
Bespectacled Sorcerer Theodas Converses with the Devil cc @GettyMuseum (Ludwig XV 9) #Monsters pic.twitter.com/bAMoSHRLnE
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One of the most scary of all #Monsters for #SlowArtDay: 7-headed Beast of the Apocalypse! cc @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/lV7jNM4BI3
Everything was going smoothly until some Devils popped up in a tree #Monsters #SlowArtDay cc @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/gDlhKoeIC7
Multi-coloured demons tormenting St. Anthony cc @GettyMuseum (Cenni di Francesco di Ser Cenni, c. 1390) #Monsters pic.twitter.com/q0DPTtgU37
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Can't forget Demons for #SlowArtDay #Monsters! St. Anthony always has fantastic demon tempters cc @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/z6soA2rxye
Dragon? Did you say dragon @GettyMuseum: siege tower in the shape of a dragon - like the Trojan horse #Monsters pic.twitter.com/7QN4F9I9Uc
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It's #SlowArtDay & we're looking slowly @ #Monsters! Obviously, this calls for a Dragon or two cc @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/e5pbeJB0mZ
Siren lures sailors to their death and flirts with the centaur (Ludwig XV 3, c. 1270) cc @GettyMuseum #Monsters pic.twitter.com/v12jILL8j3
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#SlowArtDay #Monsters! Sirens: bird + woman creature's singing lures sailors to their deaths cc @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/ch8ohG7DR3
Examining #Monsters on #SlowArtDay! Gaze of snakes-for-hair Medusa turned men to stone, often on shields @DamienKempf pic.twitter.com/MyNi9I0JJG
"My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” ―Marcel Proust #SlowArtDay pic.twitter.com/vy2pUpgzAi
Wealthy Roman women commissioned portraits of themselves as goddesses. Woman as mother goddess Cybele #Megalesia pic.twitter.com/Xhtp6f3DTF
While the slug is out + about all winter, the shelled snail ('house-bearer') comes forth about April 10 pic.twitter.com/XgqarKFSMx
Getty Museum built as a tribute to #Hellensim returns ancient manuscript to Greece usat.ly/1gFGYE1 via @USATODAY @GettyMuseum
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Thirteenth-Century Depiction of a Cinomolgus: Mythical, giant bird that collected cinnamon to build its nest pic.twitter.com/3XdJSAUvnH
Birth + death date of Raphael! His 'almost breathing portraits' are extolled on his tomb in Pantheon in Rome pic.twitter.com/kNxIV7S9Qa
Happy Bday Fragonard! Young woman bemoans her lover's infidelity as compared to unwavering loyalty of her pup pic.twitter.com/S5wbgdcvIS
Happy Birthday Apocalypse! According to some calendars, this was the day on which the Flood began. #Noah pic.twitter.com/bHerHOFXSe
Medieval Reading for Our Favorite “Game of Thrones” Characters Books our favorite "Game of Thrones" c @GettyMuseum bit.ly/1kxQ8pM
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… the sunny showers perfume the air, and the bees begin to go abroad for honey —Nicholas Breton pic.twitter.com/GBsXPZ90Ps
It is now April, and the Nightingale begins to tune her throat against May… pic.twitter.com/liJqo8cpKO