whisters: I Am Obsessed With This Art Deco Interior Design, Featuring Cavorting Centaurs, by Edmund Dulac. Circa 1928.
jibadojo: Two Women Standing By The Kaji Kado Pine Tree In Early Spring - Niwatori awase
jibadojo: Chûkô meiyo kijin den - Lives of Remarkable People Renowned for Loyalty and Virtue
shephaestion: detail from Peter Paul Rubens’ Saint Sebastian, c. 1614
ofuist: Kikugawa Eizan ?? ?? (1787 – 1867), a very skilled ukiyô-e artist and painter called his picture “Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komachi’s biography” (1812). The book is about the legendary female poet ???? of the Heian period (approx.825- 900).
Click image for 640 x 435 size. https://www.flickr.com/photos/gatochy/24516139269/in/dateposted-public/ Lorenzo Tiepolo, Elegant Company In Masquerade Costume
Theodor Herzl, World Zionist Council president, sought support from the world’s great powers for the creation of a Jewish homeland. At the 6th Zionist Congress at Basel in 1903, it seemed as if it would take too long to save all the Jews in Europe by establishing a Jewish homeland in Israel. Show More Summary
fawnvelveteen: Sir David Wilkie Mrs Elizabeth Young in Eastern Costume 1841 Watercolour and gouache on paper support: 495 x 337 mm Bequeathed by Mrs Elizabeth Young 1900
hekimonogallery: Woman Dancing Sanbasô. Woodblock print, about 1830’s, Japan, by artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III).
hadrian6: Detail : Adam. 1507. Albrecht Durer. German 1471-1528. oil/canvas. Museo del Prado. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
jibadojo: The Ballad Futae Ginu Koi no Uranai — ?????
hadrian6: Venus with the Signs of Libra and Taurus. Pietro Facchetti. Italian 1535-1619. oil/canvas. Museo del Prado. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
beautiful-belgium: loumargi: Gerard David - Virgin and Child c. 1520 Source
centuriespast: King Menkaura, the goddess Hathor, and the deified Hare nome Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura 2490–2472 B.C. Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
via-appia: Terracotta lekythos (oil flask), the centaur Pholos prepares for a feast Attributed to the Class of Athens 581.1, Greek, Attic, ca. 490 B.C
whisters: So Pretty. Vintage Fashion Plate. Late teens or early 20?s.
centuriespast: Marble relief with a dancing maenad Adaptation of work attributed to Kallimachos Period: Early Imperial, Augustan Date: ca. 27 B.C.–A.D. 14 Culture: Roman Medium: Marble, Pentelic The Met
design-is-fine: Augusta Withers, Bird of Paradise and Amaryllis, 1830. Original watercolor on artist’s board. London. Ursus Books
sculppp: Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640) The Death of Adonis, detail.
jaded-mandarin: Pere Crusells. Detail from Portrait of a Woman with Attributes of Diana, 1725.