Tag: Africa

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma    


Cities: • Alexandria • Cairo • Faiyum • Philae Egypt in Art: Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) An Egyptian in a Doorway 1865 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Death of the Pharaoh’s Firstborn Son 1872 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam     Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912)…


Carthage in Art: Turner, Joseph (1775-1851) Dido building Carthage 1815 National Gallery, London     Births: • Terence (c.195 BC-c.159 BC) See also: • Cities | Tunisia


Cities: • Algiers • Annaba (Hippo Regius) • Constantine • Dréan • Mondovi • Sidi Bel Abbes • Sour el Ghozlane

Fontana dei Fiumi (Roma)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) 1651 Marble and travertine Piazza Navona, Roma Río de la Plata River Ganges River Nile The Danube Stemma Pontificio Compare: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise…