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View Resource Faraway Places, Fabulous Journeys: Travels on Paper, 1450-1700

Using this small web feature from the National Gallery of Art, visitors can closely examine four relatively fragile and little seen works from the Gallery's collections: The Triumph of Dionysus, ca. 1598, an etching by Pierre Brebiette; The Land of Cockaigne, 1564, an etching by Niccol" Nelli; seven scenes from The Journey to Constantinople, published 1553, a woodcut by Pieter Coecke van Aelst;...
View Resource The Divine Art: Four Centuries of European Tapestries

This exhibition from the Art Institute of Chicago showcases the Museum's impressive tapestry collection, primarily acquired by donation from Chicago's wealthy merchants and industrialists, who purchased European artifacts in volume during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The website is divided into several sections, including "Tapestries in Context", with information on the uses and major...