Travel Photography Photos tagged as history and art
The portrait of St. James (Apostel Santiago) was painted by Rubens. It took one year to finish.
Arcadas do castelo de Leiria, 1135 ac
Great art school with traditions of more then 300 years. The same academy of art that rejected application of Adolf Hitler twice.
of the old houses of one of the oldest ceramics districts in China, dating near 1500.
Very fine presentation of pre-Incan cultures and their artifacts.
Local history museum and art gallery.
A Mexican woman carving a statue from wood, sitting in the grounds of Chiche-Itza, Mexico
Murals painted by Diego Rivera, depicting Mexico's struggle thru' revolutions, wars and independence. These paintings are in the gallery of the Palace of Fine Arts, Alameda, Mexico city.
The Palace of Fine Arts. Alameda Principal, the beautiful building in white marble. Inside are paintings by Rivera and Tamayo, depicting the birth of Mestiso nationality of the Mexican people.
Mural painted by Diego Rivera "The Feathered Eagle with a Serpent in its beak and Mexican National Flag laid out in front. The Aztecs built the city guided by the legend that their empire will be at the spot where an Eagle with a snake its beak and sitting on a Cactus, will be found.
Murals painted by Diego Rivera in the gallery at Presidential Palace, Mexico city
sculpture, the youth by Andre Allar, lateral facade, Fine Arts Palace, Mexico City
The interior ceiling of the Palace of Fien Arts.
The interior of the building housing the Art Gallery, Presidential Palace and the parliament
These huge paintings done by Diego Rivera, in the gallery of the Presidential Palace, depict Mexicans' lives thru' wars, revolutions and polital turmoils.
I took this photo of the sprawling city of Mexico, covering a vast area including the valley and the slopes of the Sierra Madre mountains.