From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Earth's outer solid layer, the lithosphere, is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. The scientific study of rocks is called petrology, and petrology is an essential component of geology.
Rocks in art
- rocks in art
- Allegory of Chastity by Memling
- Agony in the Garden (Bellini) by Giovanni Bellini
- Agony in the Garden (Mantegna) by Mantegna