Portrait of an Elderly Man by Rembrandt is remarkable not just for its treatment of light and shadow but also—as Jessica pointed out—it must be one of the first recorded instances of iPod earbuds in western art.

Portrait of an elderly man

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Previously on this day

16 years ago I wrote Pet Stories

There’s a special group story up at {fray} right now called Pet Stories.

18 years ago I wrote Modern Humorist - The Holy Tango of Drama

If playwrights wrote plays whose titles were anagrams of their names…

18 years ago I wrote Vector Lounge

This is one amazing piece of Flash. I’m starting to realise just how much can be accomplished with ActionScript.

18 years ago I wrote New Worm

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