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Jacques Louis David The Death of Socrates, , Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Death of Socrates by Jacques Louis David.

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John F. Kennedy made his famous “The Decision to Go to the Moon” speech on May 25, 1961 in Houston, TX

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Kennedy made his famous “The Decision to Go to the Moon” speech on May 1961 in Houston, TX

“When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” — Seneca the Younger

The Death of Seneca 1773 Oil on canvas, 123 x 160 cm Musée du Petit Palais, Paris

Benjamin West, The Death of General Wolfe, 1770.  Published on Jul 19, 2012 In this series, produced in collaboration with the Independent Learning Centre, Ontario's designated provider of distance education, learn about key artworks and artists in the Gallery's collection with Educator, Béatrice Djahanbin.

The Death of General Wolfe, Benjamin West West's depiction of the death of British General James Wolfe during the 1759 Battle of Quebec of the Seven Years' War.

The death of Socrates. 1762. Jacques Philip Joseph de Saint Quentin. French. 1738-1780. oil on canvas.

fleurdulys: The Death of Socrates - Jacques-Philip-Joseph de Saint-Quentin 1762

nastya nudnik adds emotion to paintings with social media symbols - designboom | architecture & design magazine :-))

Caravaggio Saint Jerome Writing, , The Borghese Gallery, Rome. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Saint Jerome Writing by Caravaggio.

Ilya Repin-- One of my favorite paintings. Supposed to depict Czar Ivan IV in the moment after he has murdered his son. Saw it thanks to Acadec:)

“ Ivan the Terrible and his Son Ivan, 1885 I love this painting so much. Just some background stuff, Ivan the Terrible was the Tsar of Russia for most of the Century.