July 27, 2013

Above: La Grande Odalisque, 1814, by French artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Note Ingres has added about two extra ribs to his model, to create a more pure form

Pictures 1 to 3 show detail of the Louvre Palace, and statues of artist Nicolas Poussin and writer Charles Perrault
Picture 4 are two of the Three Graces in Sandro Botticelli's fresco
Pictures 5 to 6 are mirror art by Michelangelo Pistoletto, and quite life-like
Pictures 8 to 11 are paintings from Leonardo da Vinci - The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, the excellent Virgin of the Rocks,
   La belle Ferroniere, and the reportedly most copied painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, (Edvard Munch's The Scream is 2nd)
Picture 12 is Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist, by Bernardino Luini

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