Evening Snow at Kanbara from the series 53 Stations of the Tokaido, c
XOS1766314 Evening Snow at Kanbara from the series 53 Stations of the Tokaido, c.1833-4 (colour woodblock print) by Hiroshige, Ando or Utagawa (1797-1858); images 22.7x35.3 sheet 24.8x36.2 cm; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA; (add.info.: Tokaido was the coast road connecting Edo (modern Tokyo) with Kyoto marked by 53 rest stations, Kanbara the 15th. Hiroshige produced many editions of the 53 stations, this is the Hoeido Tokaido.); Japanese, out of copyright
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The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle, c.1500 (wool warp with wool, silk
3469071 The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle, c.1500 (wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts) by Netherlandish School (16th century); 368.3 x 388.6 cm; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; (add.info.: Probably designed in Paris but woven in Brussels, The Unicorn Tapestries show the hunt of the mythical creature using imagery both secular and religious - the death of the unicorn an allegory for the crucifixion.
Thetapestries were looted from the chateau at Verteuil during the French Revolution.); Netherlandish, out of copyright
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