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The Lady’s Museum Project: An Open-Access Critical Edition of Charlotte Lennox’s the Lady’s Museum (1760–1761)

13 November 2023

Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British, Woman Reading by a Paper-Bell Shade, 1766, Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, B1989.32. Published between...

The Warrior Women Project: An Open-Access Critical and Teaching Edition of Dianne Dugaw’s Historic Catalog of “Warrior Women” Ballads

11 November 2023

Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British, The Ballad Singers, undated, Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, Yale...

Database: The Art Collection of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture

22 October 2023

Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Septimius Severus and Caracalla (1769), oil on canvas, 124 cm x 160 cm, Louvre Museum (Image File from Wikimedia Commons) The Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte...

Pierre Bayle and the QAnon “Skeptics”

7 February 2021

Print made by James Gillray, 1757–1815, British, Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British, The Theatrical Bubble: Being a New Specimen of the Astonishing Powers...