Month: October 2020

Portland Vase

Portland Vase

Portland Vase is a Roman amphora from the 1st century AD, currently on display at the British Museum in London. Its designation is associated with the Dukes of Portland, family in whose collection this piece remained between 1785 and 1945. In 1845 the piece was deliberately damaged by a visitor to the Museum, breaking into …

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Escultura Animal

Large Fish by Luiz Ferreira

Animal Sculpture Animals have always been a relevant artistic object and Paleolithic man already created animal sculptures of extraordinary sensitivity. Representations of horses and lions are among the best works of Assyrian sculpture, Egyptian sculptors produced naturalistic depictions of cattle, donkeys, hippos, monkeys and a wide variety of birds and fish and ancient Chinese sculptors …

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