Lady and the Unicorn

Bestiary

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World – Getty

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The J. Paul Getty Museum in the Getty Center, Los Angeles, will present a new exhibition May 14 – August 18 – Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

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Artemis, the Moon Mistress – A Legacy of Beauty Personified

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Over the centuries the forms of female beauty for women to aspire to have been many none more intriguing than the goddess Artemis whom the Romans called Diana

Amorini in a wallpainting in the Casa Vettii at Pompeii

Love Jewellery – Rome to Renaissance Pt 1

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A belief gold and gemstones had an effect on the affairs of many has not been limited to any culture and tokens of human affection were jewelled objects of love

La Tour d’Argent, Paris – Wine, War & The Art of Living Well

La Tour d’Argent, Paris – Wine, War & The Art of Living Well

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Wine is at the heart and soul of French culture and, for its people, the art of pleasure has always been a very serious business, especially at La Tour d’Argent