The spiral staircase of the great cistern
of Gibeon leads down into a Canaanite well,
mentioned in the Bible (Gibeon: "the hill",
present day El-Jib). Here Joshua fought the
Amorites and the sun stood still.
War elephant trampling on a Galatian warrior.
Terracotta figurine (mid 2nd BCE)
from Myrina, Isle of Lemnos, Greece.
Height 11.3 cm
Orestes kills Aigisthos with his sword.
Left: Chrysothemis fleeing.
Attic red-figured pelike (500 BCE), from Caere.
Obverse side of 10-01-06/65
Height 35 cm - Inv. IV 3725
Archduke Karl, Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial
troops during the Napoleonic Wars, with his wife
Henriette von Nassau-Weilburg and his children in
front of their Castle Weilburg in Baden, near Vienna.
The Three Graces.
Oil on canvas (17th)
Garden in autumn, or Public park.
Chemin montant dans les hautes herbes
(Uphill path through tall grass)
Oil on canvas, 1875
60 x 74 cm
Beech Woods (Birch Woods), 1903
Oil on canvas
43 1/4 x 43 1/4 in. (110 x 110 cm)
Estates of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer
So-called Tomb of Agamemnon, Mycenae, the largest of
the Tholos tombs discovered by Heinrich Schliemann.
Les acteurs de la Comédie italienne - The actors of the Italian Comedy (Commedia dell'Arte).
Wood, 26cm x 22cm.
La Gioconda, Mona Lisa. Detail of the left-hand background landscape with mountains. For overall view please see 40-07-02/1.
Oil on wood (1503 and 1506)
77 x 53 cm
Three Philosophers, Pythagoras, Thales and Pherekydes.
Oil on canvas (1508-1509)
123.8 x 144.5 cm
Cat. 551, Inv. 111
Young woman at her toilet.
Oil on poplar wood (1515)
62 x 79 cm
La fete d'amour.
Oil on canvas (1717)
61 x 75 cm
Wheatfield and cypress trees, painted while Van
Gogh was at the asylum of Saint-Paul-de-Mausole,
Oil on canvas (1889)
73 x 93.5 cm
Klytaimnestra comes to the aid of her lover Aigisthos
restrained by Thaltybios, Agamemnon's herold.
Attic red-figured pelike (500 BCE)
Reverse side of 10-01-06/64
Height 35 cm - Inv. IV 3725
Aeneas and the Sibyl, Lake Avernus
Canvas; 765 x 984 mm frame: 1045 x 1260 x 115 mm
The Gypsy Madonna.
Oil on wood (around 1510)
65.8 x 83.5 cm
Meer im Abendlicht - Sea in the evening light, from the
series of "unpainted paintings" done secretly between
1938 and 1945 when the Nazis forbade Nolde to paint.
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Eros with wings spread.
Terracotta statuette (5th BCE)
from Myrina (Kastron), Greece
Height 27 cm
Inv. V 1566
Paysage de Corse - Corsican landscape
Oil on cardboard 16,5 x 22,5 cm
Liseuse - Reading, 1922
Canvas, 28 x 35 cm
The death of Hassan, or Turkish officer killed in the
mountains, painted under the influence of Lord Byron's
enthusiasm for the Greek War of Independence.
32.5 x 41 cm
Diane de Poitiers en Diane chasseresse -
Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566),mistress of Henri II,
King of France, as Goddess Diana.