Johannes Beerstraten (Dutch, 1622–1666). Skating at Sloten, near Amsterdam. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.92) | Beerstraten drew and painted numerous views in Amsterdam and in nearby villages. The paintings usually feature one prominent building in a snow-dusted landscape, with ice skaters and other figures on a frozen waterway in the foreground. #olympics #iceskating
Giovanni Boldini (Italian, 1842-1931). The Dispatch-Bearer, 1879. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Martha T. Fiske Collord, in memory of her first husband, Josiah M. Fiske, 1908 (08.136.12).