Threeness

Corleck Head, Crum Dubh

Corleck Head, Crum Dubh

This stone head with three faces was found in Corleck, Cavan, and is known as the Corleck Head. Art experts date it to the 1st or 2nd Century CE (Iron Age). It now resides in the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology.

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National Museum of Ireland

Celtic myth has a long history of triplism, or themes of three. This can be seen in mythology with gods like Lugh,  who has three names and forms, and in art with the triskele, a Celtic pre-Christian design.

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DBS Irish Studies

Aunt Ruth

Aunt Ruth 2

Aunt Ruth 1

by Ruth Henshaw Bascom

Ruth Henshaw Bascom (1772-1848)

A Pair of Profile Wedding Portraits of

Joel and Lucy Wood Fay

Price realized $22,500 at Christies

Ruth Henshaw Bascom, also known as Aunt Ruth (December 15, 1772 – February 16, 1848), was an American folk artist, born in Massachusetts, who produced over 1,400 portraits. (wikipedia)

 

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