This Roman mosaic was made around AD 100, and would probably have decorated the floor of a dining room, along with other panels. The intricately rendered sea creatures are all edible species from the Mediterranean – the mosaic was found at Populonia on Italy’s Tuscan coast.
Sahibdin (active ca. 1628–55, India). Krishna and Radha in a Bower: Page From a Dispersed Gita Govinda, ca. 1665. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1988 (1988.103).
Piero di Cosimo, "The Building of a Palace," c. 1514-1518, tempera on wood, Collection of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida, Florida State University, Sarasota, Florida
Brocade Prints of the Thirty-six Poetesses (1801) by Chobunsai (Hosoda), Eishi, 1756-1829 and Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849. Ink and color on paper, from the Japanese Illustrated Books Digital Collection. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art. (b18489175) #metmuseum #womenpoets #japanesekimonos #illustratedbooks