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Papilio phorcas

The apple-green swallowtail, or green-banded swallowtail, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae.

Papilio zagreus

This butterfly of the family Papilionidae is found in South America, including Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and western Brazil.

Graphium antheus

The large or larger striped swordtail is a species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae, found in tropical and sub-Saharan Africa.

Papilio dardanus

The yellow swallowtail butterfly is thought to be one of the most famous butterfly species in Africa.

African Butterflies, Insect Museum of West China

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The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna's collection comprises of artworks from seven millennia – from Ancient Egypt to the late 18th century.

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What is Batik?

Batik comes from the word 'amba' and 'tik' meaning drawing using dots. These dots were made using a 'canting' and melted wax.

Timeless Batik

As a craft praised and loved by the world, UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Two styles meet

This batik style has two different motifs which meets diagonally in the middle. The two sides contrast with different patterns and colors.

Darker and lighter

The two sides of the Batik motifs contrast with lighter and darker colors. The lighter side would be for morning use to wrap around one's waist and show in the front side, and the darker would be for afternoon use.

Batik Pagi Sore, Museum Tekstil Jakarta

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The National Gallery Collection contains over 2,300 works, including many famous works, such as van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait', Velázquez’s 'Rokeby Venus', Turner’s 'Fighting Temeraire', and Van Gogh’s 'Sunflowers'.

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A stitch in time

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Guess the Vermeer artwork from this close-up
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The Milkmaid
'The Milkmaid' by Johannes Vermeer, Rijksmuseum

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Which of these artists was a Baroque painter?
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Artemisia Gentileschi
'Self-portrait' by Artemisia Gentileschi, Royal Collection Trust