Celestial map by 17th century Dutch cartographer Frederik de Wit.

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Albrecht Dürer, "Young Hare." (1502)
Albrecht Durer
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“A supremely gifted and versatile German artist of the Renaissance period, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was born in the Franconian city of Nuremberg, one of the strongest artistic and commercial centers in Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries…”

Untitled, 2003, Ink, Watercolor & Root Beer on Paper, 14" x 22". (1)
Marcel Dzama
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“The international success of the Canadian-born artist Marcel Dzama belies the idea that contemporary art must involve tricky new media or radically conceptual thought…”

Vincent van Gogh, "Wheat Field with Cypresses"
Vincent Van Gogh
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“Generally overshadowed by the fame and familiarity of his paintings, Vincent van Gogh’s more than 1,100 drawings remain comparatively unknown, although they are among his most ingenious and striking creations…”

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