Posts Tagged ‘Pittsburgh’

Jan van Os Oil Still Life with Fruit 1769

Jan van Os Oil Still Life Painting with Fruit Insects and a Ratdated 1769 Image 1

This Jan van Os still oil life painting includes fruit, insects, flowers, and a rat. It it signed and dated 1769. The amount of detail from the insects to the water droplets and transparency of the fruit is stunning. This is one of my favorite painting at The Frick Pittsburgh museum. It is part of the permanent…

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History of the Sewickley Bridge – Sewickley PA

Below is a short history of events that impacted the Sewickley Bridge I (1911 – 1980). Sewickley Bridge II was opened October 21, 1981. On November 24, 1894, according to a report by the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER),: “The Judge [Honorable Judge Morrison Foster]spoke at length on the great need of the adjoining communities…

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