magictransistor:

Ernst Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur : Art Forms of Nature (Lithographic and Autotype prints), Published in sets of ten between 1899 and 1904.

♥ 2268 — 13 hours ago on 29 Sep 2014 — via corbindewitt (source)

art-of-swords:

Mamluk Knife with Decorated Scabbard

  • Dated: 14th - 16th century 
  • Measurements: overall length 21.5 cm; blade length 11 cm

The blade is made of watered steel decorated with three embedded coral beads and the inscription "The time of the reign of Sultan Malik Zahir". On the reverse of the blade reads, "Fly high, bird of distress and revenge, your rigor and fairness affirm human fate".

The knife has a square tapered handle of blue glass. The ivory scabbard is richly inlaid with mother of pearl, brass and stones, representing the heavens, with gilt silver fittings with garnets and turquoise.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Galerie Arcimboldo

♥ 4483 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via striderdaves (source)

15th century Italian manuscript detail of Gothic initial and lower border. (x)

♥ 1735 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via snowcowangel (source)
olivf:

Detail - Flowering Almond in a Glass by Vincent Van Gogh

olivf:

Detail - Flowering Almond in a Glass by Vincent Van Gogh

♥ 5673 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via propergoodlike (source)

c0ssette:

Correggio, Jupiter and Io, (Detail,kiss and embrace)

♥ 1288 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via diomedeia (source)
♥ 13262 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via zrake (source)

irefiordiligi:

Isis Ritual Ceremony - Roman fresco from Herculaneum

♥ 1155 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via englishmajorinrepair (source)
artschoolglasses:

Detail of Simone Martini’s Annunciation

artschoolglasses:

Detail of Simone Martini’s Annunciation

♥ 182 — 3 days ago on 26 Sep 2014 — via brahmance (source)

flemingmuseumofart:

Teacup with mustache guard. Glazed porcelain, gold. c. 1885. German. Gift of Dr. Clifford Leonard.

♥ 11282 — 3 days ago on 26 Sep 2014 — via englishmajorinrepair (source)
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ageoftheart:

The Watermelons
Artist: Diego RiveraYear: 1957Type: Oil on canvas

ageoftheart:

The Watermelons

Artist: Diego Rivera
Year: 1957
Type: Oil on canvas

♥ 5962 — 4 days ago on 25 Sep 2014 — via hotsenator (source)