Why is Some Ancient Glass Iridescent?
Why is Some Ancient Glass Iridescent? Some of the ancient glass displayed in the Glass Pavilion features an exquisite, rainbow-like iridescence. This was not a deliberate effect, but an accident of time and chemistry. It occurred when a vessel was buried in soil that leached the alkali from the g
Some Problems in Poussin Connoisseurship via the Google Art Project.
Poussin gallery at GAP Although I’m sure that this wasn’t in the minds of the people behind the Google Art Project (GAP),it may turn out to be quite a useful tool for connoisseurs. For one thing it makes a lot of obscure pictures visible, some of which I have never encountered as a Poussin scholar; so GAP throws up opportunities for considering, and in some cases re-considering some connoisseurial problems in Poussin. It also highlights some of the problems in using reproductions to judge…
Libbey Amberina Cologne | International Perfume Bottle Association
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2008_0919_172143AA The Toledo Museum of Art
Cartonnage of Ankh-Tesh. About 800 B.C. Dynasty 22 (945-715 B.C.) Reported to have been found in Akhmin (ancient Panopolis). Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA.