Follower of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Saint John the Baptist, 17th century
Ascension of Christ, Study for stained-glass window:
Sir Edward Burne-Jones
“The Great Fishing God of Sefar”, one of the oldest paintings on earth, Tamenrasset, Algeria
Snake Goddess, from the palace at Knossos (Crete), Greece, ca. 1600 BCE.
Venus of Willendorf
These well-known group of artworks from the Old Stone Age are small stone female figures that have exaggerated bellies, breasts, and pubic areas. The best known of these figures is the Venus (or Woman) of Willendorf. In contrast to the exaggerated female features of the body, the facial features of the statue are undefined, the arms are barely visible, and the feet are missing.