Roll up, roll up!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

One For The Family

Portrait of William Anne Hollis, 4th Earl of Essex, Presenting a Cup to Thomas Clutterbuck of Watford.

Thomas Gainsborough
English, about 1784-1785
Oil on canvas
58 1/2 x 68 1/2 in.

The J. Paul Getty Trust

Monday, February 16, 2009

Why We Know This Is Unclear

The European Magpie, is the only non-mammal known to be able to recognise itself in a mirror.