head of a man wearing a cap. figure 4. joseph interpreting the dreams of pharaoh. whitish surface appearance on oil paintings is a phenomenon of modern oil paintings. img_1640 img_1643. terracotta vase in the form of a bulls head . la petite parisienne. minoan ships in thera. wild duck on thera. willy pogany. palace of knossos crete painting | frescoes tell us about social and cultural life on ancient crete.