• 9th century Bishop Grgur Ninski (Gregory of Nin) 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The 9th century statue of Gregory of Nin near the entrance to Diocletian's palace, erected by Ivan Mestrovic. Full view of the statue of Gregory of Nin near the entrance of Diocletian's palace.
    • Adventus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Immediately below the upper central panel of the sarcophagus of Junius Bassius is an Adventus, innocent enough to our eyes but within the context of imperial iconography it represented and emphasized Christ as ruler. ...
    • Aeneas and Anchises 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Was carved by Bernini with his father at the age of 15.
    • Alexander Severus (222-235 AD) 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      The age was epitomized by Alexander Severus (222-235) who, prior to becoming emperor, had attended the lectures of Origen in Antioch, and who as emperor performed his devotions before statues of the best of the deified ...
    • Anita Garibaldi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      We enter the 19th century via the sculpture of Anita Garibaldi on horseback with baby in one arm and pistol in the other, as she charges forward to fight with her husband for the unification of Italy. Statue on the Janiculum hill.
    • Another shot of the Carthyds 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
    • Another shot of the Carthyds on the Canopus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
    • Antoninus Pius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      138-161 AD.
    • Apollo and Daphne 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Close up as twigs and leaves sprout from Daphne's fingers (1623).
    • Apollo and Daphne 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As Apollo is about to seize Daphne with ill intent, Bernini captures the dramatic moment as Daphne's wish to escape violation shows the moment of her wish being granted as she begins her transformation into the laurel tree.
    • Apollo of Veii 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      Cast in terracotta, the Apollo of Veii is 5'1" tall, cast in the 6th century BC. Its original location was in the temple of Minerva in Veii.
    • Ariadne 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Close up of sarcophagi frontal of Ariadne being covered with gift of eternal sleep.
    • Augustus Caesar 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      Statue of Augustus Caesar
    • Augustus Caesar 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      27 BC-14 AD, the bust of Augustus Caesar.
    • Augustus Caesar 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Iconography played a further part in that the burning of incense required a symbol or effigy of the emperor. Statue of Caesar known as the Augustus of Prima Porta.
    • Baldacchino 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The baldacchino designed by Bernini was cast with bronze taken from the Pantheon. Giving rise to the quip found in the mouth of one of the talking statues which loosely translated is "that which the barbarians did not do ...
    • Baroque angel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The sculpture of the angel is in full relief entering the space of the worshipper.
    • Basilica of Sant' Ambrogio 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      The basilica of Sant' Ambrogio (built in 385 AD) and before which one finds a statue of Caesar. Basilica of St. Ambrogio, Milano, Italia.
    • Bronze Funerary Urn 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      4th century funerary urn surmounted by two Genii.
    • Bronze Handle for Funerary Urn 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      By the 4th century BC one might describe the detail for the handle of this funerary urn as being somewhat whimsical.