flemishgarden: Ludolf de Jongh - Hunting party in the Courtyard of a Country House circa 1665-1670 oil on canvas Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
flemishgarden: Pieter Claesz. - Tobacco Pipes and a Brazier 1636 oil on panel Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
books0977: Silent Hours. Sigmund Walter Hampel (Austrian, 1868-1949). Hampel studied at the Staatsgewerbeschule and was a student of Angeli, Eisenmenger and L'Allemand at the Vienna Academy of Art. From 1900 to 1911, he was member of the Hagen Bund, an artists’ association in Vienna.
alexflynnart: fuckyeahpainting: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) Homer painted white women, black women, working women, women of leisure, women who enjoyed reading, and women in quiet, reflective moments. For a man born almost two centuries ago, he seemed to see beauty everywhere. And for the time he lived in, that’s pretty cool. A master to say the least
didoofcarthage: Bell-krater with two female acrobats (left) and cupids attending a woman (right) South Italy, Campania, c. 330-310 B.C. red-figure ceramic with added white and yellow LACMA
silenceforthesoul: Wilhelm Kray (1828-1889) - Sea Creatures
brittlebodies: Gyula Benczúr, The Baptism of Vajk (detail), 1875
empleofapelles: Adriaen Coorte, Still Life with Two Peaches and a Butterfly, (c.1693-95) Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis
aishou-kun: Fukiya Koji ???? (1898-1979) Konketsu-ji to sono fubo ???????? (Half-breed and their parents) - Japan - 1927 Source : www.koharu-home.jp
dekehlmark: Thomas Millie Dow (1848-1919), Sirens of the North.
fuckyeahpainting: Tanzanian painter Edward Saidi Tingatinga (1932–1972) inspired the Tingatinga style of painting.
birdsong217: Jessica Hayllar (English, 1858-1940) A Sunny corner, 1909
pintoras: Jessica Hayllar (English, 1858 - 1940): The hallway with potted palms (1882) (via Sotheby’s)
loumargi: Sandro Botticelli, Primavera, (detail of the flowers in the meadow)
amare-habeo: Marc Chagall (Bielorusian-French, 1887-1985) The frog who wants to be as big as cow (La grenouille qui veut se faire aussi grosse que le boeuf), N/D
artiebagagli: Paul Baudry - Diana Reposing (1857)
rainlullaby99: The First Mourning by William-Adolphe Bouguereau
ohsoromanov: AFGHAN GIRL // STEVE MCCURRY Her eyes are sea green. They are haunted and haunting, and in them you can read the tragedy of a land drained by war. She became known as the “Afghan girl,” and for 17 years no one knew her name. (x) An audio snipped from NG’s documentary in search of the Afghan Girl can be found here.
hespectraldimension: Bruno Croatto: Iridescenza (1926)