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Red sneakers, book of hours, Bruges or Ghent 15th century (Beinecke, MS 287, fol. 80r) @BeineckeLibrary

By Jean Bourdichon (1457-1521), 1498/9, 'Bathsheba Bathing', The Book of Hours, Tempera and gold on parchment, France. (The J. Paul Getty Museum)

Simon Bening (Netherlandish, 1483/84–1561). Self-portrait, 1558. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.2487)

4 of Hounds, from The Stuttgart Playing Cards, ca. 1430. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart (KK grau 34) | This work is featured in the “The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430-1540” exhibition, on view at The Met Cloisters through April 17, 2016. #MetLuxuryCards

Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). Woman Admiring Plum Blossoms at Night, Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fletcher Fund, 1929 (JP1506) #spring

Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753?–1806). Geisha Walking through the Snow at Night, ca. 1797. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1665) | A geisha walks with an umbrella in a snowstorm, accompanied by a male attendant carrying a lantern and a lacquered black box containing her musical instrument, a shamisen. It is a dreamlike scene. The snow is falling thick and fast, but there is no indication of snow on the ground…