Naked, circumcised prisoners of Semitic origin are led
before a king on his throne.An Egyptian soldier leads
the prisoners, followed by a war-chariot.Ivory,
probably a furniture-ornament.From Megiddo,Israel.
See also 08-05-05/22-24.Collections of IDAM, Jerusalem.
Trojan King Priamus begs Achilles to let
him have the body of Hector, his slain son.
Hector's body lies under Achilles' bed.
Red-figured Attic skyphos from Caere, around 490 BCE
Height: 25 cm Inv. IV 3710
The painter Apelles, Alexander the Great and Campaspe.
Alexander gives his lover Campaspe to the painter.
The King believes that Apelles, as an artist, is better
able to appreciate Campaspe's beauty.
Wood, 96 x 136,2 cm P 444
Study of Ludwig II with a portrait of Ludwig XIV.
Herrenchiemsee Palace, built 1879-1881 by order
of Ludwig II of Bavaria in homage to Ludwig XIV on
Herrenchiemsee Island in Chiemsee Lake, Bavaria.
Sennacherib on his throne in camp. Detail of the
Assyrian conquest of the Jewish fortified town of
Lachish (battle 701 BCE).
Part of a relief from the palace of
Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq)
The breakfast room of Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte
and Empress Marie-Louise in the Trianon in Versailles.
The table is laid with the Empire style Tea-set
"Vieux-Paris",property of the Emperor. One of his
hats on the couch in the background.
Study with desk and bookcase; carved wood panelling.
House "Waldbuehl" in Uzwil, Switzerland, built
for Swiss industrialist Theodor Buehler in 1903.
Portrait of Giovanni (?) Arnolfini and his Wife ('The Arnolfini Portrait'), formerly known as the 'Arnolfini Wedding'. 1434.
Oil on oak, 82.2 x 60 cm.
Detail see 40-03-03/5.
163 x 337 cm
A symposion (a festive meal), guests drinking
from rhytons, a girl playing the flute.
Red-figured Attic terracotta bell-crater (4th BCE)
Inv. IV 910
The bedroom of Emperor Napoleon I. in Versailles.
Woodwork executed under Louis XV
Vaux-le-Vicomte, "chambre du roi", the bedroom reserved
for visits by king Louis XIV. One such visit led to the
dismissal and arrest of Nicolas Fouquet, minister
of finance. The King built Versailles with Fouquet's
architect and painter. See 14-01-04/1-20
Red room with galloon decoration
("Rotes Tressenzimmer", 19th).
Charlottenburg Palace (18th).
Bedroom of Marie-Louise, seond wife of Napoleon I.
Furniture by Jacob Desmalter; 1809
The Jews' Passover.
Facsimile of a miniature from a missel of 15th century ornamented with paintings of the School of Van Eyck.
The music room in Versailles, piano and
music sheets of Empress Marie-Louise, second
wife of Napoleon I.
The house of Peter Paul Rubens.
House divided into living area, studio, and gallery
(Collection of paintings by Rubens and other artists)
Instead of the new-born Zeus, Rheia hands a stone
to Kronos sitting on a throne.
Relief from the base of a marble statue (2nd CE).
The salon of the Chateau d'Abondant,Eure et Loire,France.
Between 1745 and 1750,oak and beech painted green,
petit point tapestry.
Jean Mansart de Jouy (architecte),Francois-Simon Houle
(cabinet-maker) and Jacques de Seves(painter).
Sassanid King Chosroe I (531-579) on his throne.
Chosroe Cup, with central medallion.
Gold, rock crystal, and garnets
Venus, Cupid and an organist.
Canvas (around 1550)
148 x 217 cm
Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE) on a throne supported
by griffins. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral
of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built
under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated
in 1088. The mosaic floor was completed in 1166.
See also 40-11-24/36-46
Interior with self-portrait by Andrea del Sarto
(1486-1531).For painting see 40-08-01/56.
Ornate door and fireplace of the "Silver" concert hall,
Neues Palais, Sanssouci Gardens (1765).