Pictures of the Week
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A detail from Carl Milles' fountain in Market Street, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. Now named
The Meeting of the Waters
it depicts the union of the Missouri and the Mississippi Rivers
A detail of Van Gogh's
Self-portrait with bandaged ear
- also the image for the Courtauld's
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Built in Covent Garden between 1980-81 and now replaced by the reconstructed Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House, does anyone else remember architect Terry Farrell's
by Claude Monet. John House lectures on
Samuel Courtauld as Patron and Collector
on 26 May as part of our
Summer Lecture Series
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Clearing snow from the streets of Gdansk.
Use the quicksearch to find more images of this beautiful Polish port city on the Baltic Sea, including a 19th century tinted photograph of the quayside.
Happy Valentine's Day!
Conjugal felicity and frogs' duel,
a watercolour by the British artist John Leech (1817-1864). A cartonist for
, Leech also illustrated Dickens' book
A Christmas Carol
The Seal Dog (Tut)
by Wyndham Lewis. Catch the exhibition
The bone beneath the pulp’: Drawings by Wyndham Lewis
at the Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery, until 13th February.
Borgund Stave Church
. Almost unchanged since it was built in the 12th century, it has become a symbol of Norwegian Christianity. Its wooden 'staved' walls are raised above ground to protect them from rot.
A response to criticism -
by William Hogarth. Charles Churchill, depicted here as a drunken bear, had written in defence of his friend John Wilkes, a subject of Hogarth’s caricatures. This was the reply.
A bad case of showing off?
Trompe-l'oeil of prints and documents
, a work in watercolour and pen and ink by Simon Georges Joseph Pfaff. It includes letters, music, drawings and maps - can you spot them all?