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    title: <div class="fn"> <span >Danish: <span dir="ltr" lang="da"><i>Sommeraften ved Skagens Strand <a href="https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q18386245#P1476" title="Edit this at Wikidata"><img alt="Edit this at Wikidata" src="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8a/OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg/10px-OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg.png" decoding="async" width="10" height="10" style="vertical-align: text-top" srcset="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8a/OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg/15px-OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg.png 1.5x, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8a/OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg/20px-OOjs_UI_icon_edit-ltr-progressive.svg.png 2x" data-file-width="20" data-file-height="20"></a></i></span></span> <span style="font-weight:bold"><span dir="ltr" lang="en"><i>Summer Evening at Skagen beach. The artist and his wife.</i></span></span><div style="display: none;">label QS:Lfr,"<i>Sommeraften ved Skagens strand</i> (Soir d'été sur la plage de Skagens), représentant l'artiste et sa femme."</div> <div style="display: none;">label QS:Lde,"Sommerabend am Strand von Skagen. Der Künstler und seine Frau."</div> <div style="display: none;">label QS:Lda,"Sommeraften ved Skagens strand. Kunstneren og hans hustru."</div> <div style="display: none;">label QS:Les,"Tarde de verano en la playa de Skagen. El artista y su esposa."</div> <div style="display: none;">label QS:Len,"Summer Evening at Skagen beach. The artist and his wife."</div> </div>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Peder_Severin_Kr%C3%B8yer" class="extiw" title="w:en:Peder Severin Krøyer">Peder Severin Krøyer</a> </bdi>

    date: 1899<div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1899-00-00T00:00:00Z/9</div>

    medium: oil on canvas

    dimensions: Size cm 135.0 187.0

    current location: Institution:Den Hirschsprungske Samling

    source: [https://web.archive.org/web/20070524081720/http://hirschsprung.dynamicweb.dk/Default.asp?ID=455 Den Hirschsprungske Samling]

    credit: <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="https://web.archive.org/web/20070524081720/http://hirschsprung.dynamicweb.dk/Default.asp?ID=455">Den Hirschsprungske Samling</a>

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    title: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_Speed_(painting)" class="extiw" title="w:God Speed (painting)">God Speed</a>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Edmund_Leighton" class="extiw" title="w:en:Edmund Leighton">Edmund Leighton</a> </bdi>

    date: 1900<div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1900-00-00T00:00:00Z/9</div>

    medium: Technique oil canvas

    dimensions: size cm 160 116

    current location: Private collection

    source: [http://www.sothebys.com/en/catalogues/ecatalogue.html/2012/british-irish-art#/r=/en/ecat.fhtml.L12132.html+r.m=/en/ecat.lot.L12132.html/26/ Sotheby's] [http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/british-irish-art/lot.26.html Sale catalogue]

    credit: <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.sothebys.com/en/catalogues/ecatalogue.html/2012/british-irish-art#/r=/en/ecat.fhtml.L12132.html+r.m=/en/ecat.lot.L12132.html/26/">Sotheby's</a> <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/british-irish-art/lot.26.html">Sale catalogue</a>

  • couple - image 33

    title: <i>Vauxhall Gardens</i> by Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827).

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Thomas_Rowlandson" class="extiw" title="w:en:Thomas Rowlandson">Thomas Rowlandson</a> </bdi>

    date: 28 June 1785<div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1785-06-28T00:00:00Z/11</div>

    source: LOC|ppmsca.05671 Published by J.R. Smith, No. 83 Oxford Street, London

    credit: This image is available from the United States <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress" title="Library of Congress">Library of Congress</a>'s <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="//www.loc.gov/rr/print/">Prints and Photographs division</a><br> under the digital ID <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.05671">ppmsca.05671</a>.<br><small>This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Licensing" title="Commons:Licensing">Commons:Licensing</a> for more information.</small>

    description: In the supper-box on the left we see, reading left to right, <b>James Boswell</b>, <b>Mrs Thrale</b> (who appears twice), <b>Dr. Johnson</b>, and <b>Oliver Goldsmith</b>. <p>The ‘macaroni’ <b>Captain Edward Topham</b> (scandalmonger to The World) is quizzing <b>Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire</b> and her sister <b>Lady Duncannon</b> (Sheridan’s Lady Bessborough), watched by a naval figure with an eye patch and a wooden leg (not included in the Mellon version), always called <b>Admiral Paisley</b>, but Paisley did not lose his leg and eye until 1st June 1794, so it cannot be him. To the left of him, a young girl (a young boy in the Mellon version) holding the hand of a man who could be the comic actor, <b>William Parsons</b>, or Rowlandson’s friend <b>Jack Bannister</b>. </p> <p>Peering at the two ladies from behind a tree is a figure traditionally, though improbably, identified as <b>Sir Henry Bate-Dudley</b>, the ‘Fighting Parson’, editor of the Morning Herald; he is more likely to be <b>Thomas Tyers</b> (son of Jonathan Tyers the great entrepreneur and proprietor of Vauxhall Gardens from 1729 until 1767) who stands next to the Scotsman <b>James Perry</b>, editor of the London Gazette. The <u style="background-color:yellow;" class="">couple</u> on their right could well be the artist himself and his current girlfriend. and to the right of them stands the actress <b>Mary ‘Perdita’ Robinson</b>, with <b>her husband</b> on her right and the Prince of Wales (later <b>George IV</b>) on her left. </p> <p>Looking up at the singer, the <u style="background-color:yellow;" class="">couple</u> on the extreme left, have been identified as the actress <b>Miss Hartley</b>, in company with one of her many admirers, possibly <b>Mr. Colman</b>, but, suggested by their position apart from the crowd, they could also be members of the <b>Tyers family</b> (most likely Jonathan jr. and his wife Margaret, or their son-in-law Bryant Barrett and his wife Elizabeth. The large lady seated at the table on the right is <b>Mrs Barry</b>, the old Madam of Sutton Street, Soho, with two of her customers and one of her girls. </p> <p>In the orchestra, we can see <b>Jacob Nelson</b>, the tympanist, who had played at Vauxhall since 1735, and died there after fifty years' performing, <b>Mr Fisher</b> on oboe, probably <b>Hezekiah Cantelo</b> and <b>Mr. Sargent</b> on trumpet, and <b>Barthélemon</b>, the leader, who retired in 1783. <b>James Hook</b>, the composer, organist, musical director and prolific song-writer, may be seen between Barthelemon and the singer, the 38-year-old <b>Frederika Weichsell</b>, who was Rowlandson’s next-door neighbour in Church Street, and the mother of Mrs. Elizabeth Billington. Elizabeth had just (aged 18) married James Billington, a double-bass player, in 1783, much against her parents’ wishes. </p> <p>A number of those present in this scene had already died by the time Rowlandson produced the painting, and the affaire between the Prince and Perdita Robinson was already over. </p> Although there is no direct evidence for this, it seems likely, because of the dating, and because of the central position of the singer, that the painting was created by Rowlandson as a retirement gift for Frederika Weichsel, whether from him personally, or specially commissioned by the proprietors of the gardens.

  • couple - image 44

    title: <i>Erotic Couple</i>

    artist: <div class="fn value"> <span lang="en">Anonymous</span> (<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chim%C3%BA_culture" class="extiw" title="w:Chimú culture">Chimú</a>)<span style="display:none">Unknown author</span> </div>

    date: between 1100 and 1550 <div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/6,P1319,+1100-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1550-00-00T00:00:00Z/9</div> (Late Intermediate-Late Horizon)

    medium: wood and textile

    dimensions: size cm height=34 width=55.9 depth=31.4

    current location: Anonymous gift, 2009

    credit: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Walters_Art_Museum" class="extiw" title="w:en:Walters Art Museum">Walters Art Museum</a>: <a href="https://thewalters.org/" rel="nofollow"><img alt="Nuvola filesystems folder home.svg" src="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/81/Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg/20px-Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg.png" decoding="async" width="20" height="20" srcset="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/81/Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg/30px-Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg.png 1.5x, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/81/Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg/40px-Nuvola_filesystems_folder_home.svg.png 2x" data-file-width="128" data-file-height="128"></a> <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="https://thewalters.org/">Home page</a> <a href="https://art.thewalters.org/detail/79389" rel="nofollow"><img alt="Information icon.svg" src="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/35/Information_icon.svg/20px-Information_icon.svg.png" decoding="async" width="20" height="20" srcset="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/35/Information_icon.svg/30px-Information_icon.svg.png 1.5x, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/35/Information_icon.svg/40px-Information_icon.svg.png 2x" data-file-width="620" data-file-height="620"></a> <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="https://art.thewalters.org/detail/79389">Info about artwork</a>

  • couple - image 55

    title: <div class="fn"> An International High Noon Divorce</div>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q18508637" class="extiw" title="d:Q18508637">Samuel D. Ehrhart</a> </bdi>

    date: Published: N.Y. : J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Bldg., 1906 February 28.

    medium: 1 photomechanical print : offset, color.

    current location: Institution:LOC

    source: LOC-image|id=ppmsca.26038

    credit: This image is available from the United States <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress" title="Library of Congress">Library of Congress</a>'s <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="//www.loc.gov/rr/print/">Prints and Photographs division</a><br> under the digital ID <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.26038">ppmsca.26038</a>.<br><small>This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Licensing" title="Commons:Licensing">Commons:Licensing</a> for more information.</small>

  • couple - image 66

    title: <i>The Dinner, a white couple being served and fanned by black slaves</i>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Jean-Baptiste_Debret" class="extiw" title="w:en:Jean-Baptiste Debret">Jean-Baptiste Debret</a> </bdi>

    date: before 1830 <div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1830-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1830-00-00T00:00:00Z/9</div>

    medium: [[:en:Watercolor painting Watercolor painting]], Classicism

    dimensions: 16 x 13 cm (6,2 x 5,0 inches)

    current location: Institution:Itaú Cultural private collection , Itaú Cultural

    source: Photo by [[User:Wilfredor|Wilfredor]] of a painting under Public Domain from 'Voyage Pittoresque et Hist (1829)

    credit: Photo by <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Wilfredor" title="User:Wilfredor">Wilfredor</a> of a painting under Public Domain from 'Voyage Pittoresque et Hist (1829)

  • couple - image 77

    title: A couple and their child

    artist: unknown

    date: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thutmose_IV" class="extiw" title="w:Thutmose IV">Reign of Thutmose IV</a>

    medium: mld en=Limestone carved and painted fr=Calcaire sculpté et peint it=Calcare scolpito e dipinto

    dimensions: Size unit=cm width=80 height=60 depth= diameter=

    current location: Institution:Musée Georges Labit

    source: own

  • couple - image 88

    title: <i>Merry Company with a mandolin and a dog</i>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Pieter_de_Hooch" class="extiw" title="w:en:Pieter de Hooch">Pieter de Hooch</a> </bdi>

    date: between 1673 and 1675 <div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1673-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1673-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1675-00-00T00:00:00Z/9</div>

    medium: oil on canvas

    dimensions: size unit=cm height=57 width=65.5

    current location: Institution:Fondation Bemberg Salle 5

    source: own

  • couple - image 99

    title: <div class="fn"> <i>Le couple ou La Remontrance </i> </div>

    artist: <bdi><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:%C3%89douard_Vuillard" class="extiw" title="w:en:Édouard Vuillard">Édouard Vuillard</a> </bdi>

    date: circa 1890 <div style="display: none;">date QS:P571,+1890-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902</div>

    medium: technique oil Canvas

    dimensions: size unit=cm height=29 width=46

    current location: Institution:Fondation Bemberg Salle 8

    source: own

  • couple - image 1010

    title: <div class="fn"> <span ><span dir="ltr" lang="en"><i>Centaur mosaic</i></span></span><div style="display: none;">title QS:P1476,en:"Centaur mosaic"</div> <div style="display: none;">label QS:Len,"Centaur mosaic"</div> </div>

    artist: <div class="fn value"> Unknown<br><a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.googleartproject.com/artist/unknown/4128544/">Details of artist on Google Art Project</a> </div>

    date: (120 - 130)

    dimensions: w915 x h585 cm

    current location: Altes Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    credit: <p><a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="//www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/SwHAQhNGz6l7_Q">SwHAQhNGz6l7_Q at Google Cultural Institute</a> zoom level scaled </p> down from maximum resolution

    description: The centaur mosaic was found in the 18th century on the site of the sprawling, luxurious villa complex near Tivoli that once belonged to the Roman emperor Hadrian. The mosaic was found in situ along with other smaller ones that bore depictions of landscapes, animals and masks. The relatively small central panel (emblema) formed part of the floor decoration for the dining room (triclinium) in the main palace. The various individual scenes of these mosaic pictures bear depictions of wild, inhospitable landscapes that deliberately contrast with idyllic ones featuring animals living in harmony with each other. The dangers of the wild are portrayed in this mosaic in the dramatic struggle between great cats and a pair of centaurs, mythological creatures with the head, arms, and torso of a man and the body and legs of a horse. On a rocky outcrop that hangs over a terrific chasm that runs parallel to the bottom of the picture, a pair of centaurs have been pounced on by great cats. While the male centaur has been able to defend itself successfully from the lion, the tiger has managed to bring the female centaur to the ground and is clawing her side. The male centaur rushes to his companion’s side, rearing his legs in the air while holding a rock aloft above his head. Undaunted, the tiger seems intent on not surrendering its prey. Even though one lion already lies fatally wounded, bleeding and with its claws retracted, the outcome of the struggle is anything but clear because in the background (whose spatial depth is achieved through the staggered arrangement of rock forms and impressive gradations of colour) we see yet another foe for the centaur: a leopard ready to pounce. While depictions in older Greek art tended to emphasise the bestial side of centaurs, later depictions increasingly focussed on their human qualities. Lucian, a writer from the 2nd century, records that the Greek painter Zeuxis (active around 400 BCE) became famous for his painting of a family of centaurs, including the young, set in a rural idyll. Similarly, Ovid, who lived around the turn of the millennium, wrote in moving verse of the death of a centaur <u style="background-color:yellow;" class="">couple</u>. The extensive restoration work that was undertaken in the 18th and 19th century makes it difficult to date the mosaic with certainty. As a result, its dating ranges from Hellenistic to Hadrianic. There is broad agreement among scholars that the mosaic amounts to one of most virtuoso works of Roman mosaic art, which was inspired by a Greek work of art (either a panel painting or mosaic) from the Hellenistic period.

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