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  4. artbma-pdp:

    Oh the Swiss 

    Jost Amman (Swiss, active in Germany, 1539‑1591)

    Moving Troops and Artillery, 16th century

    Etching

    The Baltimore Museum of Art: Garrett Collection, BMA 1946.112.52

     
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  9. What happens when:

    1) you work in an art museum next to the library

    2) you have a dad sense of humor

    3) you’re bored

    hint

     
  10. artruby:

    James Turell.

    (via yungjesuschrist666)

     
  11. artbma-pdp:

    Here’s hoping some Bible scholar can help us explain this one.

    Pierre Lombart (Lombard) (French, 1612/13‑1682)

    Beheading of Nicolas Perusinus. Mourned by the Virgin, 17th century

    Engraving

    The Baltimore Museum of Art: Garrett Collection, BMA 1946.112.3316

     
  12. vivelareine:

    A caricature of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette as a two-headed beast. Circa 1791.

    [credit: © The Trustees of the British Museum]

    (via yungjesuschrist666)

     
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  15. artbma-pdp:


    Henry William Batley (British, 1846‑after 1893)

    Henry Irving as Mephistopheles, and Ellen Terry as Marguerite, from Faust, 1886

    Mezzotint and etching

    The Baltimore Museum of Art: Garrett Collection, BMA 1946.112.10782

    How is it that I couldn’t come up with anything to say about this??