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Golden figurine of naked woman found in Danish field. Published on June 24th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks A golden figurine of a naked woman, probably dating back to the 6 century A.D., has been found in a field on the Danish island of Bornholm.

Golden figurine of naked woman found in Danish field

The golden woman appears to be either standing on her toes or jumping up athletically with the insteps stretched. And above the elegantly shaped feet, the calves and knees are clearly visible. When viewing the figurine from the front, it is tempting to associate the naked, buxom, athletic female figure with fertility and health. Close-up of the golden figurine. Remarkably, the back side has ten prominent ‘teeth’, something that has never been seen before. [Full story] Story: Jannette Pippen, The Daily News | Photo: Chuck Beckley, The Daily News Tags: Denmark, Figurines. ARTEHISTORIA _ Arte + Cultura de Espana. Joseph Herscher - Kinetic Artist. The Scream_Edvard Munch. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Bassano is easily the least known of the great painters of sixteenth-century Venice—a galaxy that includes Giorgione and Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese, and Lorenzo Lotto.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Why this should be so is not altogether clear, for he was an artist of remarkable originality and in his lifetime enjoyed a European reputation. However, the fact that he chose to remain in his native Bassano del Grappa, northwest of Venice, and there established a family practice that included his sons Francesco... More » E-Gallery. Privacy Policy Update We want to give you the best possible experience online.


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