Also on these boards
Stephen Seymour Thomas (1868–1956). Mrs. S. Seymour Thomas, ca. 1902. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of William A. Read, 1915 (15.15) #dogs
Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860–1920). Mrs. Walter Rathbone Bacon (Virginia Purdy, died 1919), 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Walter Rathbone Bacon, in memory of her husband, 1917 (17.204) #dogs
Scheherazade from A Thousand and One Nights. She enchanted a demented Shah from murdering countless women by reading stories to him for a thousand one nights. Each story had a moral to it so at the end of a thousand and one nights, the shah regains his sanity. A true heroine!!
Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808). The Mouth of a Cave, ca. 1784. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.25) | Robert was in Naples in 1759 and 1760, and while there drew the entrance to the Grotta di Posillipo, an ancient tunnel on the road from Naples to Pozzuoli.