Art History By Number: Roosters!

Art History of Roosters

1.) “The Prophet Muhammed Meets the White Cock.” Iran, circa 1465 CE. Miniature from a manuscript copy of al-Sarai’s Nahj al-Faradis (The Paths of Paradise) 13/2012 recto. The David Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2.) Nude Riding a Rooster. France, late 14th century CE. Miniature from a Book of Hours, (MS M.6, Folio 40 verso). Pierpont Morgan Library; The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, New York, USA.

3.) “Viaje Fantastico.” Roberto Fabela. Cuba, 2012 CE. Bronze. Plaza Vieja, Havana, Cuba.

4.) “Hahn/Cock.” Katharine Fritsch. Germany, 2013 (designed 2010) CE. Fiberglass. Shown in its original location on the fourth plinth, Trafalgar Square, London, UK. Now located at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, USA.

5.) Terracotta plate (red-figure). Epiktetos, painter. Greece (Archaic Period), circa 520-510 BCE. Terracotta. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA.

6.) Aquamanile. Lower Saxony, Germany, 13th century CE. Copper alloy. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

7.) “The Cockfight” Mosaic. Roman (Imperial), circa 1st century CE. Mosaic from The House of the Labyrinth, Pompeii, Italy. National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy.

8.) “Dutchman with a Rooster.” Japan (Edo Period), late 18th century CE. Ivory. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

9.) Incense burner. China (Qing Dynasty), 18th century CE. Cloisonné enamel on copper. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

 

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