RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico
RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico: from the Conquest to 1930. 1929 - 1931. Detail of the central wall with scenes and characters from the conquest of Cort鳬 the War of Independence of 1810 and the Zapatista revolution. Mexican Mural Painting. Fresco. MEXICO. FEDERAL DISTRICT. Mexico City. National Palace
© CAGP/Iberfoto/Mary Evans
Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei, Oberammergau
The Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei Andenken at Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany. Oberammergau is also famous for its Luftlmalerei'. or frescoes, of traditional Bavarian themes, fairy tales, religious scenes or architectural trompe-l'oeil found on many homes and buildings. Luftlmalerei is common Upper Bavaria and its name may be derived from an Oberammergau house called Zum Luftl, which was the home of facade painter Franz Seraph Zwinck (17481792).
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Hubertus Kanus
Tages and Etruscan monsters
Etruscan bronze statue of Tages as a noble boy with bracelets on his arms and legs 1,and bas-relief of the monster Volta with the muzzle of a dog emerging from a tomb 2, and monstrous mermaid with torch. Tagete e mostri favolosi. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Corsi from Giulio Ferrario's Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World, Il Costume Antico e Moderno, Florence, 1843