Catocala

walwyn mar, 09/14/2021 - 22:39

 

The Catocala are a genus of moths in the Erebidae family of Noctuoidea.

John Needham Tomb - Litchborough Northamptonshire

walwyn dim, 09/05/2021 - 21:18

Tomb of John Needham (d1618) in St Martin's church, Litchborough, Northamptonshire. The tomb was erected in 1633 by his wife after she remarried.

Tympanum - Saint-Maclou Rouen

walwyn dim, 08/08/2021 - 16:24

 

 

The tympanum above the central porch, of Saint-Maclou in Rouen depicts Christ in Majesty at the Last Judgement in four registers.

Creation Spandrels - Bourges Cathedral

walwyn lun, 08/02/2021 - 18:04

 

 

Decorated in about 1240 the spandrels below the north portal contain sculpures depicting the Creation.
 

Aelia

walwyn mer, 07/14/2021 - 23:16

 

Aelia is a genus of shield bug in the Pentatomidae family.

Adoration of the Magi (cell 39)

walwyn dim, 04/11/2021 - 22:01

 

 

Cell 39 on the second floor of the San Marco convent was reserved for Cosimo de Medici. The fresco on the wall is the Adoration of the Magi by Benozzo Gozzoli.

Tomb of Edward II - Gloucester Cathedral

walwyn sam, 04/10/2021 - 22:03

 

 

This tomb of King Edward II of England (d1327) is situated in Gloucester Cathedral. It  was commissioned by Edward III in 1336 and built in the early part of the 1340s.

Tomb of Louse of Stolberg-Gedern - San Croce, Florence

walwyn ven, 04/09/2021 - 21:32

 

 

 

This tomb of Princess Louse of Stolberg-Gedern (d1824) is situated in San Croce Florence

Tomb of Vittorio Alfier - San Croce, Florence

walwyn ven, 04/09/2021 - 17:12

 

 

Count Vittorio Alfier (d1803) was an Italian poet and dramatist who wrote some 19 tragedies between 1775-1787.

Ferdinandea

walwyn mar, 09/01/2020 - 11:12

 

Ferdinandea is a genus of hoverflies in the family Syrphidae.

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