Children and goats

Ludwig Richter, Children and Goats Resting by a Felled Tree, 1868 National Gellery of Art , NY, Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, Patrons’ Permanent Fund   Advertisements

Little dog with letter

John Callcott Horsley, The Morning of St Valentine, 1865 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Delicious Treats

Giant lobster on a chienese plate, one piece of smoked ham and a cut-open pasty full of fruits ……… all on a delicious composition from the 17th century. (Details from) Adriaen van Utrecht, Banquet Still Life, 1644 Rijksmuseum, Netherlands

Castle of Cards

Children playing with cards and castles Castle of cards by Dominik Skutecký | Stredoslovenska galeria / Central Slovak Gallery

Amor with hunting dog

Little Amor with Adonis hunting dog Venus and Adonis by Peter Paul Rubens | Museum Kunstpalast

Love Swans

White swans and elegant garments Venus and Adonis by Peter Paul Rubens | Museum Kunstpalast

Tivoli silhouette

Tivoli silhouette on high rocks A View of Tivoli Looking Towards Rome by John Warwick Smith Yale Center for British Art

Hunting dogs

Gorgeous hunting dogs The Empire of Flora by Nicolas Poussin Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresden State Art Museums

Apollo zodiac

Apollo in a golden chariot with four white horses, passing through a zodiac circle The Empire of Flora by Nicolas Poussin Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresden State Art Museums

Toledo old church

Old church and older ruins in Toledo General View of Toledo from the Cross of the Canons by Jenaro Pérez Villaamil Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao

Celestial Globe

Celestial Globe with gold stars The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein the Younger National Gallery, London

Snake Dragon

Snake with apple representing the serpent in the Garden of Edenand Original Sin. The Immaculate Conception by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Prado Museum, Madrid