Do Not Go Gentle…
Artist Name: Daragh Beirne
The Shining, room 237
The Fall of the Rebel Angels - The Limbourg Brothers, c.1410.
The figure could be an aspect of the goddess Ishtar, Mesopotamian goddess of sexual love and war, or Ishtar’s sister and rival, the goddess Ereshkigal who ruled over the Underworld, or the demoness Lilitu, known in the Bible as Lilith. The plaque probably stood in a shrine.
Old Babylonian era, 1800-1750 BCE, from southern Iraq (place of excavation is unknown), Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).
The Beach at Tenby, Wales
William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
Oil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts