Saturday, 31 May 2014

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Construction of the Tower of Babel, 1563
by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Oil on panel

Friday, 30 May 2014

Thursday, 29 May 2014

London Transport Posters

Speed, 1930
Poster Art by Alan Rogers

For the Zoo, 1921
Poster Art by Charles Paine

To Hire a Bus or Coach, 1930s
Poster Art by Andrew Power

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Einar Erici

Mr and Mrs Lööw, Crofter, 1930s
Fredhäll, Uppland, Sweden
Photo: Einar Erici

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

West London

Densely-packed housing, Kensal Rise,
west London, England, March 1921
Photo: English Heritage

Monday, 26 May 2014

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Sofonisba Anguissola

The Chess Game (Portrait of the artist's sisters playing chess), 1555
by Sofonisba Anguissola
Oil on canvas

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Sofonisba Anguissola

Sofonisba Anguissola, Self-portrait at the easel, 1556
Italian Renaissance painter born in Cremona, Italy
Oil on canvas

Friday, 23 May 2014

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Otto Dix

Shock Troops Advance under Gas, 1924
by Otto Dix
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint

Monday, 19 May 2014

Wedding Party

Wedding Party, 1870s or 1880s
Groh & Bro. Photographic studio, Wisconsin

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Francis Bacon

Two Figures with a Monkey, 1973
by Francis Bacon
Oil on canvas

Francis Bacon, 1983
Photo: David Bailey

Saturday, 17 May 2014

Rossetti's Muse

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1863
Photo: Lewis Carroll

Jane Morris, ca.1879
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's chief muse
Photo: R. Faulkner & Co

La Donna della Finestra, 1879
by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Oil on canvas

Friday, 16 May 2014

Kassa, Hungary

Family Portrait, ca.1900
Kassa, Hungary
(Now Košice, Slovakia)
Photo: Podleszny András

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Sue Ford

'Good Hair Day' Sue Pike, 1963
Photo: Sue Ford
Gelatin silver print

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

E. M. Phillips

Two little girls, (Sisters) 1890's
Fairbury, Illinois
Photo: E. M. Phillips

Monday, 12 May 2014

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Werner Bischof

Buddha on the hill of the Seven Sages,
Kyoto, Japan, 1951-52
Photo: Werner Bischof

Friday, 9 May 2014

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Grain Elevator, 2006
Morgangis, Épernay, France
Photo: Bernd and Hilla Becher
Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Henry King

George Street, near Hunter Street, ca.1900
Sydney, Australia
Photo: Henry King

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Opium Smoker

Chinaman Smoking Opium
Stamped at Russian Post Office in Peking, China, 1908
CTO stamp on a coloured postcard

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Monday, 5 May 2014

William Butler Yeats & Georgie Hyde-Lees

William Butler Yeats
Irish playwright and poet with his wife, Georgie Hyde-Lees,
during visit to the U.S. in the late 1920s.
Photo: Bettmann/CORBIS

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Algiers

Cathedral & Governor's Palace
Algiers, Algeria, Ca.1908
Coloured Postcard

Friday, 2 May 2014

Eugène Atget

Nôtre Dame, Paris, 1922
Photo: Eugène Atget
Albumen silver print from glass negative

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Carleton Watkins

Flour and Woolen Mills, Oregon City, 1867
Photo: Carleton Watkins
Albumen print