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The Holy Kinship, attributed to Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460-1495), ca. 1495. Seated at bottom left is St Anne, the Virgin’s mother, and to the right of her is Mary with the Christ Child on her lap. Courtesy of Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Click to visit their website.)
The Holy Kinship, attributed to Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460-1495), ca. 1495. Seated at bottom left is St Anne, the Virgin’s mother, and to the right of her is Mary with the Christ Child on her lap. Courtesy of Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. (Click to visit their website.)
Alexander Mavrokordatos, (1791-1865), Greek philosopher, color lithograph, Aegean Maritime Museum, Mykonos Island, Greece
Alexander Mavrokordatos, (1791-1865), Greek philosopher, color lithograph, Aegean Maritime Museum, Mykonos Island, Greece
Eyeglasses marked “Bird” with advertisement for John Bird, Collections of the Charleston Museum.  However, “it is uncertain if Bird in fact made the glasses”.
Eyeglasses marked “Bird” with advertisement for John Bird, Collections of the Charleston Museum. However, “it is uncertain if Bird in fact made the glasses”.
Dr. Simon Baruch (1840-1921), Civil War physician for the Confederacy; the first surgeon to successfully operate on a ruptured appendix. Later he fathered four children, including the financier and Presidential adviser, Bernard M. Baruch, Courtesy of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Dr. Simon Baruch (1840-1921), Civil War physician for the Confederacy; the first surgeon to successfully operate on a ruptured appendix. Later he fathered four children, including the financier and Presidential adviser, Bernard M. Baruch, Courtesy of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Hemessen, Jan Sanders van, St Jerome, oil on panel, 103 x 81 cm, at the Rockox House, Antwerp.  Courtesy of Dr. Emil Kren and http://www.wga.hu/index1.html
Hemessen, Jan Sanders van, St Jerome, oil on panel, 103 x 81 cm, at the Rockox House, Antwerp. Courtesy of Dr. Emil Kren and http://www.wga.hu/index1.html
 
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