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Happy Vinalia Rustica! Held today in ancient Rome to celebrate the grape harvest pic.twitter.com/vUyMZwI7ga
#SeparatedAtBirth Man Ray: Mona Lisa as seen by Duchamp + Rrose Sélavy (Marcel Duchamp) © Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP pic.twitter.com/ldJO4ie5sj
Feast of the Assumption. Assumption of the Virgin, Master of James IV of Scotland, about 1510-20 pic.twitter.com/JUkC51tSEj
MT @photographmag: @GettyMuseum curator Paul Martineau talks to @TylerGreenDC about photographer Minor White bit.ly/1unvS2o
Today in ancient Rome, the goddess Diana was worshipped. Diana & Her Nymphs Bathing, Jean-François de Troy, 1722-24 pic.twitter.com/9TBGiyz5O6
Birthday of Pope + Saint Innocent XI. Ca. 1676 Carlo Maratti drawing of Faith & Justice was made in his honor pic.twitter.com/gSplJ0fVzB
Bishop cat with his dog flock for #WorldCatDay! German, 15th century pic.twitter.com/fnHRjnIpj6
Today in 1926 Houdini spent 91 minutes underwater in sealed tank before escaping. Here Alexander the Great ca 1400 pic.twitter.com/pTTQdBOcCB
Happy Birthday Percy Bysshe Shelley! 'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings' pic.twitter.com/CqPCNsOwBg
Happy Bday Eakins! Used photography like this to help students achieve greater accuracy in representing human figure pic.twitter.com/1kgz1F4c6U
This scandalous new art exhibit at LA's @GettyMuseum is perfect if you love skeletons, monsters, & nightmares: oak.ctx.ly/r/1fdf7
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Tenacious, nurturing + moody Cancer (crab), as depicted in medieval calendars #zodiac pic.twitter.com/VxLNIN190C
Happy Feast Day St. Margaret! Swallowed by Satan in the form of a dragon she escaped by holding a cross pic.twitter.com/Wf6YOlL5Fq
On this day in 1099 the First Crusade captured Jerusalem. Destruction of Jerusalem, French, about 1413 pic.twitter.com/fBhR1I8Iqc
Liberté , Égalité , Fraternité! Happy Bastille Day. Portière aux Armes de France tapestry, Gobelins, ca. 1730 pic.twitter.com/0cEKTVrdNO
Happy Bday Jacobus de Voragine! Authored Golden Legend, popular medieval book of saints' lives. Mary Magdalene: pic.twitter.com/nlfSvUTuu2
Happy Birthday E.B. White! Authored Stuart Little, novel about adventures of talking mouse born to human parents pic.twitter.com/KWCr1w2Wsp
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees. -Marcel Proust #HappyBday pic.twitter.com/cckTfR16dG
Lovely! Culinary pleasures of Byzantium special dinner @ Villa w live music Sat 7/19 bit.ly/1xR4CII pic.twitter.com/55KkF7qch0
RT @Angie_Harmon: Life imitating art imitating life... Photo & laughing cred to (Insta) NATASHACROXALL @GettyMuseum whosay.com/l/JhB8KQi
KA-BOOM! Chivalry as depicted in manuscripts, from courtship to hunting to jousting to war bit.ly/1rMXwo3 pic.twitter.com/jkFBBcjQno