Tassel hyancinth, 1889, Vincent van Gogh
Arts of the Book: Manuscripts, Folios, Bindings
Safavid, late 16th century CE
Materials and technique
Lacquer with powdered gold and mother-of-pearl
wildflowers stretching to the sea (by live2learn)
This poem has a door, a locked door,
and windows drawn against the day,
but at night the lights come on, one
in each room, and the neighbors swear
they hear music and the sound of dancing.
-Philip Levine, excerpt from the poem, “The House”
Anonymous, Total eclipse, Manilla, 20/06/1955. Vintage silver print.
Anatomical preparation that depicts a collection of porcelain eyes representing different ophtalmology diseases.