Victor Hugo, Vianden Seen through a Spider Web

Victor Hugo, Vianden Seen through a Spider Web, 1871. Image and original data provided by Réunion des Musées Nationaux / Art Resource, N.Y.;

Visual arts

  • The Confederation Centre Art Gallery owned and frequently displayed six of her paintings, but under someone else’s name—a man’s name. Now Caroline Louisa Daly is finally getting her due.
  • Of all the masters of the woodblock print in the Edo Period, Utamaro has the most colorful reputation: He made a living providing pictures of the “floating world” of commercial sex, commissioned by publishers who were paid by the brothel owners.