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Spending the morning at the @GettyMuseum / Starfleet Academy. Totally going to ace the Kobayashi Maru.
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Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. #OnThisDay German, about 1400-10
Drawings by Rubens & his most talented pupils, contemporaries + predecessors now @ Center
Bon Anniversaire Eustache Le Sueur! "A single figure by him is a perfect harmony of line + effect" —Eugène Delacroix
November's step was heard Along leafstrewn ways Blown by winds & drenched by autumn rains October fled. —O.F. Adams
Photographer Josef Koudelka remembers the making of this famous image
Intense, resourceful + passionate Scorpio (scorpion), as depicted in medieval calendars #zodiac
Happy Birthday Rodin! French sculptor was also extremely gifted + prolific draftsman. Sphinx
In honor of Veterans Day: Roman mask from cavalry helmet w military unit's patron god (likely Aphrodite or Artemis)
St. Martin's Eve! Tonight in Germany kids sing songs & parade w paper lanterns. Lantern Maker
Anniversary of opening of Berlin Wall! View of a Walled City, German, attrib to workshop of Master LCz, about 1485
THRILLED to introduce our new Manet: Portrait of Parisian actress as Spring On view very soon
Happy Birthday Pietro Longhi! Known for small genre scenes that provide a vivid record of Venetian daily life
Buon compleanno Guido Reni! Work of Influential Italian painter was known for compositional & figural grace + emotion
Culture Day in Japan! Arts, sciences + academic pursuits celebrated. Mother & Children attrib. to Kusakabe Kimbei
Feast day of St. Hubert! Worldly youth converted while hunting by sight of cross between stag's antlers
All Souls Day! A day of prayer for the departed. Office of the Dead, Master of James IV of Scotland, about 1510
All Saints Day! Christian holy day that honors saintly people of the past.
Happy Halloween! Seated woman with "spirit" of young man, American, about 1865-75
Happy birthday Alfred Sisley! Here depicts glorious golden summer light, flickering in the trees & the long grasses.
October gave a party The leaves by hundreds came The chestnuts, oaks & maples & leaves of every name -G Cooper 1897