1726 and 1738
Jehan Cousin ca. 1522-ca. 1593
Pieter de Jode, 1570-1634 -
The engraving (one of 12 sheets) reproduces a portion of the Last Judgment painted by Jean Cousin, le fils (Louvre, inv. 3345).
Cooking With Elvira
German Romantic landscape painter Caspar David Friedrich was born on this day in 1774. This early woodcut is infused with a poetic reverie—in this case, a mournful meditation of the brevity of life. Friedrich himself died in obscurity and near madness.
“Woman Seated under a Spider’s Web (Melancholy),” c. 1803, by Caspar David Friedrich
Cylons, Replicants and Fembots: Pop Culture’s Sexiest Lady Robots
Before the Uncanny Valley ruins real-life humanoid robots for us all, there’s always the dream that one day we’ll fall in love with our own robotic companion. Whether it’s a ravishing Replicant or a sexy Cylon, there’s a female robot out there for everyone, at least in fiction.
(and yes, it’s safe for work!)
lol I misread this as ‘sexist lady robots’, but that’s a whole other can of worms