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All this points to a temporary occupation by a race at a far higher stage of culture than any known Australians, who were certainly never capable of executing even the crude works of art described.
The exportation of works of art and antiquities from Italy without leave of the ministry is forbidden (though it has in the past been sometimes evaded).
An inventory of those subjects, the exportation of which can in no case be permitted, has been prepared; and the ministry has at its disposal a fund of 200,000 for the purchase of important works of art of al] kinds.
Of the surplus 1,000,000 was allocated to the improvement of posts, telegraphs and telephones; 1,000,000 to public works (~72o,ooo for harbour improvement and 280,000 for internal navigation); 200,000 to the navy (~I32,ooo for a second dry dock at Taranto and 68,000 for coal purchase); and 200,000 as a nucleus of a fund for the purchase of valuable works of art which are in danger of exportation.
Of its many works of art may be mentioned the magnificent marble tomb of the founder and his wife, the empress Cunigunde, carved by Tilman Riemenschneider between 1499 and 1513, and an equestrian statue of the emperor Conrad III.
In works of art she appears with a cornucopia or with ears of corn and a cock.
From every dispute which he had with the central authorities at Paris he emerged victorious; and he took care to assure his ascendancy by sending presents to the Directors, large sums to the nearly bankrupt treasury and works of art to the museums of Paris.
In works of art there is considerable resemblance between the representations of Zeus, king of the gods, and Agamemnon, king, of men.
In the museum is a fine collection of works of art by Holbein (who lived in Basel from 1528 to 1531), while the historical museum (in the old Franciscan church) contains many treasures, and among them the fragments of the famous Dance of Death, wrongly attributed to Holbein.
The museums, enriched by a constant inflow of works of art and inscriptions, have been carefully and scientifically arranged, and afford opportunities for systematic study denied to scholars of the past generation.
Of the private collections those of Schliemann and Karapanos are the most interesting: the latter contains works of art and other objects from Dodona.
Delisle (1675-1726) published 98 maps, and although as works of art they were inferior to the maps of certain contemporaries, they were far superior to them in scientific value.
Pope Damasus himself displayed great zeal in adapting the catacombs to their new purpose, restoring the works of art on the walls, and renewing the epitaphs over the graves of the martyrs.
The French historian of art, Seroux d'Agincourt, 1825, by his copious illustrations, greatly facilitated the study of the architecture of the catacombs and the works of art contained in them.
The Christian antiquary has cause continually to lament the destruction of works of art due to this craving.
He was represented in works of art as carrying off the body of the dead Patroclus or lifting up his hand to slay Helen.
Numerous fine works of art have been found on this site, notably the Aphrodite of Melos in the Louvre, the Asclepius in the British Museum, and the Poseidon and an archaic Apollo in Athens.
The publication of A Journal written during an Excursion in Asia Minor (London, 1839) roused such interest that Lord Palmerston, at the request of the British Museum authorities, asked the British consul at Constantinople to get leave from the sultan to ship a number of the Lycian works of art.
He shipped a number of works of art for England, and in the fourth and most famous expedition (1844) twenty-seven cases of marbles were despatched to the British Museum.
The Opera del Duomo contains Duccio's famous Madonna, painted for the cathedral in 1308-1311, and other works of art.
This grand old palace has other attractions besides the beauty of its architecture, for its interior is lined with works of art.
In the interior there are a "Madonna and Child" of Fra Bartolommeo and a number of other paintings and works of art.
The dress of the men is well shown upon the Kul Oba and Chertomlyk vases, and upon other Greek works of art made for Scythic use.
The existence of these works of art attracts students from all countries, and a German art school subsidized by the imperial government has been instituted.
Corona (1260-1300), both of brick, are better examples of Gothic than the cathedral; both contain interesting works of art - the latter a very fine "Baptism of Christ," by Giovanni Bellini.
The rich necropolis, already partly plundered then, has yielded valuable works of art to New York (L.
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, the name conferred on a select group of ancient works of art which had obtained pre-eminence among the sight-seers of the Alexandrian era.
For the last time the carnival was again kept with strange religious festivities, and some valuable books and works of art were sacrificed in a second bonfire of "vanities."
(ii.) The Byzantine period seems to have 1 The valuable collection of works of art once preserved in the Bevilacqua Palace has long been dispersed.
In their adaptation of modern processes of illustration the Japanese are entirely abreast of Western nations, the chrornolithographs and other reproductions in the Kokka, a periodical record of Japanese works of art (begun in 1889), in the superb albums of the Shimbi S/join, and in the publications of Ogawa being of quite a high order of merit.
If in the best specimens exquisite modelling, wonderful accuracy of finish and pates of interesting tints are found, such pieces are, none the less, stamped prominently with the character of utensils rather than with that of works of art.
It possesses no notable buildings, save a modern parish church, a prefecture, also modern, and a building wherein are housed the town library and a picture gallery, with some fair works of art.
Even oratory was intended quite as much for readers as for the audiences to which it was immediately addressed; and some of the greatest speeches which have come down from that great age of orators were never delivered at all, but were published as manifestoes after the event with the view of influencing educated opinion, and as works of art with the view of giving pleasure to educated taste.
For the works of art discovered see GREEK ART.
Hippolyte de Bethune, count of Selles and marquis of Chabris, who died in 1665, bequeathed to the king a magnificent collection of historical documents and works of art.
The present church is baroque in style, but contains some works of art of earlier periods.
The new provincial museum built in 1897-1902 contains the Cumberland Gallery and the Guelph Museum; and the Kestner Museum also contains interesting and valuable collections of works of art.
In works of art he is represented, like Ares, as a young man of splendid physical proportions, with bristling hair like a horse's mane and a slender neck.
It is famous for its antiquities and works of art.
He also first gave a stimulus to the public exhibition of works of art.
The interior contains tapestry of the 16th century and other works of art.
and works of art in gold, silver and ivory formerly belonging to the cathedral chapter.
He was the greatest collector of his age, his agents ransacking Europe to fill his museums with rare works of art.
In works of art she is represented either enthroned beside him, or driving with him in a chariot drawn by sea-horses or other fabulous creatures of the deep, and attended by Tritons and Nereids.
Among other works of art may be mentioned the clay statue of the Madonna dell' Ulivo by Benedetto da Maiano.
The works of art visible in Prato are due, as will be seen, entirely to Florentine artists.
The episcopal palace contains a museum with some fine ecclesiastical vestments, enamels and other works of art.
There are also a valuable cabinet of coins and a collection of ancient works of art.
In the Griine Gewolbe (Green Vault) of the Royal Palace, so called from the character of its original decorations, there is an unequalled collection of precious stones, pearls and works of art in gold, silver, amber and ivory.
Ruskin himself endowed the museum with works of art and money; a full account of it has been given in Mr E.
Many works of art have been found.
In works of art Boreas was represented as bearded, powerful, draped against cold, and winged.
She spent money freely on purchasing works of art and curios.
88 B.C.), the author of a work in five volumes on famous works of art xxxvi.
For a number of items relating to works of art near the coast of Asia Minor, and in the adjacent islands, Pliny was indebted to the general, statesman, orator and historian, Gaius Licinius Mucianus, who died before A.D.
Pliny mentions the works of art collected by Vespasian in the Temple of Peace and in his other galleries (xxxiv.
"At Rome indeed (he adds) the works of art are legion; besides, one effaces another from the memory and, however beautiful they may be, we are distracted by the overpowering claims of duty and business; for to admire art we need leisure and profound stillness" (ibid.
To judge from the works of art and inscriptions of this period (338 to 90 B.e.), it must have been for the place a time of prosperity, and even luxury.
The earlier years of his reign were marked by a liberal spirit and the reform, especially, of the financial administration; but the revolutions of 1831 frightened him into reaction, which was accentuated by the opposition of the parliament to his expenditure on building and works of art.
Maria Maggiore, founded in 1137 and completed in 1355, with a baroque interior and some interesting works of art.
In works of art he is represented as carrying the heavens or the terrestrial globe.
Of the numerous works of art discovered in the course of the excavations the statues and large works of sculpture, whether in marble or bronze, are inferior to those found at Herculaneum, but some of the bronze statuettes are of exquisite workmanship, while the profusion of ornamental works and objects in bronze and the elegance of their design, as well as the finished beauty of their execution, are such as to excite the utmost admiration - more especially when it is considered that these are the casual results of the examination of a second-rate provincial town, which had, further, been ransacked for valuables (as Herculaneum had not) after the eruption of 79.
In works of art Triptolemus appears mounted on a chariot (winged or drawn by dragons, symbols of the fruitfulness of the earth), with Demeter and Persephone handing him the implements of agriculture.
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is Cullen House, a seat of the earl of Seafield, which contains some fine works of art.
Esuperanzio contains interesting works of art.
70) as a remote provincial place, it had many wealthy inhabitants in the Roman period and, to judge by objects discovered there, contained many notable works of art.
He also set on foot movements for excavation and the collection of works of art in Greece, with excellent results.
In beauty, durability and delicacy of surface it is very inferior to bronze, and, though of some commercial importance, has been of but little use in the production of works of art.
Herodotus, Athenaeus and other Greek and Roman writers have recorded the enormous number of colossal statues and other works of art for which Babylon and Nineveh were so famed.
Foremost among its buildings must be mentioned its five chief churches, stately Gothic edifices in glazed brick, with lofty spires and replete with medieval works of art - pictures, stained glass and tombs.
In the interior there is some valuable tapestry of the 15th century, and other works of art.
The church contains numerous other works of art.
He is represented in works of art in the form of a serpent, or of a young man with a cornucopia and a bowl in one hand, and a poppy and ears of corn in the other.
To support this greedy mob offerings flowed in in a constant stream from votaries and from visitors, who contributed sometimes money, sometimes statues and works of art.
During 1908 numbers of bronzes and other works of art were recovered from a vessel wrecked off Mandia in the 5th century A.D.
For works of art found at Delos see GREEK ART.
The works of art which it once contained are most of them preserved in a gallery close by.
Some of the other churches contain interesting works of art.
The property of religious, charitable and educational institutions, and of art and science, even when state property, are assimilated to private property, and all seizure of, and destruction or intentional damage done to such institutions, to historical monuments, works of art or science is prohibited (Art.
Aeschylus and other tragic poets made use of the story, which was a favourite subject in ancient works of art.
Louis Marie Augustin, duc d'Aumont (1709-1782), was a celebrated collector of works of art.
Paragorio, once the cathedral, a Romanesque basilica dating from the 1 rth century, with interesting works of art.
Sophocles and Euripides (and in modern times Corneille) made the story the subject of tragedies, and its incidents were represented in numerous ancient works of art.
He laid out the large sums thus derived on the construction of buildings and works of art.
A remarkable building known as the Bowes' Mansion and Museum, bequeathed in 187 4 to the town by a descendant of Sir George Bowes, contains a valuable collection of works of art.
Archaeologically Kerch is of particular interest, the kurgans or sepulchral mounds of the town and vicinity having yielded a rich variety of the most beautiful works of art.
The church has some fine stained glass and many pictures and other works of art.
In works of art Hygieia is represented, together with Asclepius, as a maiden of benevolent appearance, wearing the chiton and giving food or drink to a serpent out of a dish.
Among the many works of art in the interior, the most beautiful is the mausoleum of Pope John XXII., a masterpiece of Gothic carving of the 14th century.
In works of art he is generally represented with a large knife, the instrument of his martyrdom, or, as in Michelangelo's "Last Judgment," with his own skin hanging over his arm.
A little farther on is the Orangery, an extensive edifice in the Italian style, containing numerous pictures and other works of art.
He gave to his birthplace the free library and public baths, and, in 1903, the estate of Pittencrieff Park and Glen, rich in historical associations as well as natural charm, together with bonds yielding 25,000 a year, in trust for the maintenance of the park, the support of a theatre for the production of plays of the highest merit, the periodical exhibitions of works of art and science, the promotion of horticulture among the working classes and the encouragement of technical education in the district.
All the men, women, and children were put to the sword, the statues, paintings and works of art were seized and shipped to Rome, and then the place was reduced to ashes.
His indifference to works of art and ignorance of their value is shown by his well-known remark to those who contracted for the shipment of the treasures of Corinth to Rome, that "if they lost or damaged them, they would have to replace them."
in the British Museum (1899); Pitt Rivers, Works of Art from Benin (1900) R.
378) gives examples of the superstition that cut hair caused storms. According to the later idea of Medusa as a beautiful maiden, whose hair had been changed into snakes by Athena, the head was represented in works of art with a wonderfully handsome face, wrapped in the calm repose of death.
Burton and relating principally to the history of Detroit, is also open to the public. The city is not rich in outdoor works of art.
It is also tolerably certain that, if for no other reasons besides the Judaism, obscurity, and poverty of the early converts to Christianity, the works of art seen in their meeting-houses cannot at first have been numerous.
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cello suites of Bach are also among my favorite musical works of art.
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Today, through the use of an online art gallery, we can buy, or just enjoy, works of art.
Great works of art - and such Dawn of the Dead undeniably is - allow a multitude of different and often mutually hostile interpretations.
knee-high water with torches, passing works of art to each other.
Contents included rare European and Oriental works of art and furniture, family portraiture and a valuable library.
The State Apartments are furnished with original pictures and works of art from the Royal Collection providing a truly regal setting.
The marble sculptures from the Temple of Mithras are among the finest works of art ever found in Roman Britain.
weekday lunchtimes or weekends in the gallery, in an informal atmosphere next to works of art.
No city ever adorned herself with such an array of temples, public buildings and works of art as the Athens of Pericles and Pheidias.
Raphael, Michelangelo and Pinturicchio all worked for him, and a curious contrast, characteristic of the age, is afforded by the fact that a family so steeped in vice and crime could take pleasure in the most exquisite works of art.
In the interior, which comprises the nave with aisles, transept and choir with ambulatory and side chapels, there are fine rose-windows with stained glass of the r4th century, and other works of art.
Among the other churches of Cologne, which was fondly styled in the middle ages the ",,holy city," (heilige Stadt) and "German Rome," and, according to legend, possessed as many sacred fanes as there are days in the year, are several of interest both for their age and for the monuments and works of art they contain.
The queer-looking Japanese musical instruments, and their beautiful works of art were interesting.
The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.
These mostly take place on weekday lunchtimes or weekends in the gallery, in an informal atmosphere next to works of art.
In fact, this eco-friendly green company offers some truly one-of-a-kind greeting cards that recipients will treasure as works of art.
Typically crafted out of tile or glass fragments, mosaics are works of art that can embellish furniture, backsplashes, floors, or accessories.
Yet eye shadow, mascara and eyeliner can all be used to create true works of art.
One of the easiest ways to transform your digital photos into works of art is to use an online printing service.
By combining proper lighting, angles and a little creativity, a photographer should be able to snap classy and romantic works of art that reinforce the beauty of the female body.
Installing Adobe Photoshop freeware can expand your image editing capabilities and give you the power to turn your digital photos into professional-looking works of art.
Painting Tools: With built-in painting tools like brushes, pencils, airbrushes, and cloning tools, you can turn photos into works of art.
Handbound Leather Books by Marcia Engeltjes are beautiful works of art.
Prima's scrapbook embellishments and supplies are all handmade works of art that preserve the look of old fashioned scrapbooks of yesteryear.
Adults will appreciate the finished products more than kids, as the cakes in this book are truly works of art.
Accommodating 2,620 passengers, Queen Mary II offers elegant decor showcasing 300 original works of art and one of the world's largest tapestries - all valued at greater than $5 million.
Plant containers can be works of art all on their own, or fill them with colorful annuals as a moveable color spot.
Andros Creations: Advertised at ThisNext.com, these guitar picks are truly works of art.
Newer sink assemblies are more like works of art than just plumbing fixtures, and they can be priced accordingly.
Inspired by art deco table fans, these ceiling fans are like functional works of art.
To truly understand the history of this art form, we must go back thousands of years and look at a time when the Irish people created intricate works of art out of metal.
There are many exquisite styles of mothers' pins that are hand crafted by designers that are unique, delicate works of art.
Many of the jewelry boxes made before the 20th century were works of art and handcrafted by artisans.
Her website, Antonia Fine Art.com, is a wonderful site to explore because you get to see some of her other works of art.
Today's beads are miniature works of art in a variety of mediums like glass, resin and polymer clay.
Check out Sprite Stitch for patterns and other ideas in creating pixel works of art.
Antique jars can grace a bookshelf, a fireplace mantle or a library table as works of art.
The dolls manufactured during the years of the Victorian era, approximately 1837 to 1901, are popular with doll collectors for their beauty and often looked upon as true works of art.
Adults need to remember that young toddlers are not skillful enough to consciously produce works of art.
In the Western culture, tattoos are considered as little works of art.
Feng Shui Art is the website of Zojing, a talented and creative artist who creates beautiful works of art in oriental calligraphy, abstract painting and watercolors.
The original works of art are available in two sizes, five inches by seven inches and eight inches by ten inches, and are sold without frames and matting.
It discusses pet vaccinations, firearms, taking your works of art overseas, and more.
Practice by yourself or with your children and create your own three-dimensional works of art.
This craft uses many of the same skills acquired in origami to make gorgeous works of art.
Once you're in your seat, be sure to marvel at the arched, gilded-in-gold ceiling and works of art that hang from the walls.
These types of heirloom preemie pieces are absolutely magnificent works of art.
The bikini is one of the most popular forms of these unique works of art.
Their innovative styles and cut-out bikinis are almost like works of art.
Many folk artists create handmade game boards that are works of art in themselves.
Many beginner as well as more experienced candle makers use this type of candle to create wonderful works of art.
Master bakers were given the job of creating intricate works of art from gingerbread in preparation for the holidays.
The best way to experience the masks is to attend a museum or Chinese cultural event, which will help to put these fantastic works of art into the appropriate cultural context.
Handmade cards are often miniature works of art and are long treasured.
Alex Sepkus is a native of the former Soviet republic of Lithuania, where he refined his jewelry design art under strict controls and material shortages that inspired him to turn even small rings into stunning works of art.
Today, Alex Sepkus rings are miniature works of art that can only be fully appreciated when examined in minute detail, even under the microscope.
The wedding band was probably worn daily, while the engagement ring was only worn for special occasions because the miniature works of art were so large they were not practical for daily life.
Creators of quality hand crafted bags take pride and care in their work, and most view their creations as works of art.
These veritable works of art have a crafty appearance and run the gamut from understated and low-key to bold and eye-catching.
For anyone not familiar with mandalas, they are fascinating works of art filled with geometric patterns encompassed in a circle.
Kids canopy beds range in style from simple, steel-frame beds to elaborate hand-carved works of art.
Reward prizes for the most interesting works of art.
Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets, molded these expressive puppet characters into veritable works of art.
The Melissa brand is an innovative group that utilizes plastic to create wearable works of art.
Many of the styles resemble works of art.
In this case, comb your favorite works of art for inspiration.
Most people in China cannot read the Seal Script, so it is only used for calligraphy and painting, or other works of art.
Tattoo ideas are very adaptable, and images from all sources can serve as inspiration for these works of art on skin.
They can be exactly what they appear to be- beautiful works of art.
Gothic cross tattoos are more than simple works of art preserved in ink and flesh.
Whether you prefer to have your angels and cherubs inked separately or as a tattoo mural, these fleshy works of art are arguably one of the most popular tattoo genres of all.
Take a look at the works of art posted on the website, but no stealing allowed!
Whether you prefer adhering to the original appearance of ancient art or you like to mix it up with modern design, Egyptian tattoos are meaningful and beautiful works of art.
Tattooed performers like The Enigma are slowly turning their bodies into living works of art.
Many alarm clocks are miniature works of art or perhaps have novelty styling, others are very utilitarian in design.
The resulting watches are softly shimmering works of art encased in shiny golden wrappers.
Taking a cue from designers worldwide, Italian accessory companies merge the latest fashion trends with time-tested technology to create functional works of art for men.
Since the onset of the film industry, these advanced works of art have graced the wrists of many stars and appeared in dozens of films.
Your child will learn how to interact with other children while creating works of art for the refrigerator door.
Needlepoint is a fun, classic craft, and you can use it to produce beautiful works of art from fabric and thread.
I couldn't make a single project in this book, but I couldn't resist giving it a mention for those who are skilled at twisting and turning wire into works of art.
The monetary value of art can be quite subjective, and this is why it is important to find an insurance policy that is suitable for works of art and the tools used to create them.
You may have to purchase one policy for the business portion of your condo and then purchase additional insurance for the actual works of art you create.
Handmade birthday cards can become real works of art that will be treasured forever.
Let's face it; many works of art simply defy easy classification.
Of course, the Art section offers some of the most amazing and innovative works of art based on the genre.
However, backgrounds for Xanga can be works of art in and of themselves with a little care and thought.
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