Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, 1547–1627). Allegory of Avarice. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Eric Seiler and Darcy Bradbury, and Edward A. and Karen S. W. Friedman, 1991 (1991.443) #Halloween #skulls
Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808). The Swing, 1777–79. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.27) | The image of a woman swinging back and forth on a swing has explicit sexual overtones and is typical of garden scenes in the early eighteenth-century French fêtes galantes tradition, to which Robert's painting belongs.