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The Sideboard, 1917 (oil on plywood) Featured Painting Print

The Sideboard, 1917 (oil on plywood)

XBP390285 The Sideboard, 1917 (oil on plywood) by Gris, Juan (1887-1927); 116.5x73 cm; Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; Photo A© Boltin Picture Library; Spanish, out of copyright

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Abstract, Bottles, Chiaroscuro, Cubism, Cubist, Dark, Distorted, Domestic, Fragmented, Furniture, Keyhole, Objects, Still Life, Wine Bottle

Allegory of Fortune Featured Painting Print

Allegory of Fortune

Allegory of Fortune. Lippi, Lorenzo 1606-1665. The depiction of a human figure personifying an abstract concept such as youth or beauty is called an allegory. The young woman in this painting is an allegory of fortune and the monkey, who appears to be selecting playing cards, symbolises chance. The association of fortune with man?s ability to shape his destiny by swift, decisive action was a popular concept during the Renaissance. It derived from the classical idea of fortune being an unpredictable force which must be seized to ensure success. Born in Florence, Lippi was a pupil of Matteo Rosselli from whom he learnt the fine, searching drawing skills of the Florentine workshop tradition. During the 1630s Lippi drew increasingly from nature, a skill described by his biographer Balducci as ?his pure imitation of reality?. Lippi also developed a restrained, classical style that abandoned the richly patterned fabrics and elaborate jewellery favoured by other Seventeenth century Florentine painters

© National Museums NI / MARY EVANS

Tanks for fuel for the ships and for the factory. Grytviken Whaling Station, open to visitors Featured Painting Print

Tanks for fuel for the ships and for the factory. Grytviken Whaling Station, open to visitors

Tanks for fuel for the ships and for the factory. Grytviken Whaling Station, open to visitors, but most walls and roofs of the factory have been demolished for safety reasons. South Georgia Island

© Martin Zwick / Danita Delimont

Antarctic Convergence, Antarctica, Architecture, Atlantic, Blubber, British Overseas Territory, Collapse, Cumberland East Bay, Danita Delimont, Decay, Derelict, Diesel, Economy, Exploitation, Extractive Industry, Factory, Fish Oil, Fuel, Grytviken, Industry, King Edward Cove, Martin Zwick, Metal, Oil, Old, Polar Front, Remote, Ruin, Rust, Settlement, South Georgia, Subpolar, Tank, Town, Whaling, Whaling Station