Slumbering Fog

December 08, 2017

The World in Time:

Gordon S. Wood

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Gordon S. Wood, author of Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. More

Andrew Holter

sStates of Mind: Signorelli

Head of a Man in Profile, by Luca Signorelli, c. 1495. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975.

sStates of Mind: Watts

Diana and Endymion, etching by Frank Short after George Frederic Watts, 1891. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, the Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959.

sStates of Mind: Emaciated Horse

Emaciated Horse and Rider, India, c. 1625. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1944. Symbols of bodily desire in Sufi imagery, horses are often shown starved and beaten.

sStates of Mind: Whipple

Hypnotist and his patients, c. 1845. Photograph by John Adams Whipple. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005.

sStates of Mind: Rosa

Self-Portrait, by Salvator Rosa, c. 1647. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Mary L. Harrison, 1921.

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