[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P69. the sculpture "Augustus of Prima Porta", Italy.
(Worldkings.org) - Augustus of Prima Porta (Italian: Augusto di Prima Porta) is a 2.03 m high marble statue of Augustus Caesar, the first and one of the most significant emperors of Ancient Rome, which was discovered on April 20, 1863 in the Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P68. The painting "The persistence of Memory", by artist Salvador Dalí, Spain.
(Worldkings.org) - The Persistence of Memory (Catalan: La persistència de la memòria) is a 1931 painting by artist Salvador Dalí, and one of his most recognizable works. First shown at the Julien Levy Gallery in 1932, since 1934 the painting has been in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, which received it from an anonymous donor. It is widely recognized and frequently referenced in popular culture, and sometimes referred to by more descriptive (though incorrect) titles, such as "Melting Clocks", "The Soft Watches" or "The Melting Watches".
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P66. The painting "Rue de Paris, temps de pluie" by artist Gustave Caillebotte, France.
(Worldkings.org) - Rue de Paris, temps de pluie is an oil painting on a canvas frame by the French painter Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), made in 1877. It is kept at the Art Institute of Chicago, in the United States.
(Worldkings.org) - Fibula with Orientalizing lions, from the Regolini-Galassi Tomb, Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 650-640 BCE. Gold
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World - P53. The sculpture Lion Capital of Ashoka, India.
(Worldkings.org) - The Lion Capital of Ashoka is a sculpture of four Asiatic lions standing back to back, on an elaborate base that includes other animals. A graphic representation of it was adopted as the official Emblem of India in 1950.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World - P52. The folding screen painting of Chinese lions by Kano Eitoku, Japan
(Worldkings.org) - It is a painting by Kano Eitoku(1543-1590), a representative painter of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period. He drew two shishis (lions) that most people have not seen though there were no zoo in Japan at that time.
(Worldkings.org - Aseanrecords.world) - The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (alternatively Saint Teresa in Ecstasy or Transverberation of Saint Teresa; in Italian: L'Estasi di Santa Teresa or Santa Teresa in estasi) is the central sculptural group in white marble set in an elevated aedicule in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. It was designed and completed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the leading sculptor of his day, who also designed the setting of the Chapel in marble, stucco and paint.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World – P47. The Equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni by Andrea del Verrocchio, Italy.
(Worldkings.ortg - Aseanrecords.world) - The Equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni is a Renaissance sculpture in Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy, executed by Andrea del Verrocchio in 1480–1488. Portraying the condottiero Bartolomeo Colleoni (who served for a long time under the Republic of Venice), it has a height of 395 cm excluding the pedestal. It is the second major equestrian monument of the Italian Renaissance, after Donatello's equestrian statue of Gattamelata (1453).
(Worldkings.org - Aseanrecords.world) - The Shrine of the Three Kings (German Dreikönigsschrein or Der Dreikönigenschrein), Tomb of the Three Kings, or Tomb of the Three Magi is a reliquary traditionally believed to contain the bones of the Biblical Magi, also known as the Three Kings or the Three Wise Men. The shrine is a large gilded and decorated triple sarcophagus placed above and behind the high altar of Cologne Cathedral. It is considered the high point of Mosan art and the largest reliquary in the western world.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 famous Artworks in the World - P41. The death mask of tutankhamen Cairo, Egypt.
(Worldkings.org) - The mask of Tutankhamun is a death mask of the 18th-dynasty ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun (reigned 1332–1323 BC). It was discovered by Howard Carter in 1925 in tomb KV62 and is now housed in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.The mask is one of the most well known works of art in the world.