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laclefdescoeurs:

Cloudy Day, 1871, Alfred Thompson Bricher

laclefdescoeurs:

Cloudy Day, 1871, Alfred Thompson Bricher

kecobe:

Alexander Roslin (Swedish; 1718–1793)La Flore de l’Opéra = Flora of the OperaOil on canvas, 1755 Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France; © Musée des Beaux-Arts – Mairie de Bordeaux; photo: L. Gauthier

kecobe:

Alexander Roslin (Swedish; 1718–1793)
La Flore de l’Opéra = Flora of the Opera
Oil on canvas, 1755
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France; © Musée des Beaux-Arts – Mairie de Bordeaux; photo: L. Gauthier

tierradentro:

“The Kiss of the Sphinx" (detail), 1895, Franz von Stuck.

tierradentro:

The Kiss of the Sphinx" (detail), 1895, Franz von Stuck.


Admiration (details), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1897.

Admiration (details), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1897.

thisblueboy:

Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Dog Pointing a Partridge, 1725, The Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia

thisblueboy:

Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Dog Pointing a Partridge, 1725, The Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia

vivelareine:


She is a statue of beauty, when standing or sitting; grace itself when she moves.

—Horace Walpole on Marie Antoinette, after attending a ball at Versailles in 1775

vivelareine:

She is a statue of beauty, when standing or sitting; grace itself when she moves.

—Horace Walpole on Marie Antoinette, after attending a ball at Versailles in 1775

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1880s, [cabinet card, cigarette advertisement]
via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1880s, [cabinet card, cigarette advertisement]

via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

peashooter85:

A pair of gold decorated Spanish ball butt miquelet pistols, circa 1700.

peashooter85:

A pair of gold decorated Spanish ball butt miquelet pistols, circa 1700.

nemfrog:

2. They departed from Montreal - represented by the bird just taking wing from the top of a mountain. Historicals for the Young Folks. 1874.
Pictorial storytelling.

nemfrog:

2. They departed from Montreal - represented by the bird just taking wing from the top of a mountain. Historicals for the Young Folks. 1874.

Pictorial storytelling.

lacedheartt:

Le Follet September 1847.

lacedheartt:

Le Follet September 1847.

fawnvelveteen:

Ethel Barrymore in Clair de Lune.
via dla.library.upenn.edu

fawnvelveteen:

Ethel Barrymore in Clair de Lune.

via dla.library.upenn.edu


Portrait of Sarah Harrop (Mrs. Bates) as a Muse (detail), by Angelica Kauffmann.

Portrait of Sarah Harrop (Mrs. Bates) as a Muse (detail), by Angelica Kauffmann.