This is amazing. I doubt most college freshmen would fail this test these days! It’s sad what’s happened to the education system.
( Fondue pour cette) Poupee de Cire
by Henry Guillaume Schlesinger
Date painted- 1870
Ancient Etruscan golden Jewellery
Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by mararie
Willem II prince of Orange and Maria Stuart
Willem II (1626-50), prins van Oranje, en zijn echtgenote
Maria Stuart (1631-60)
( 1647, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)
do you think artists in the middle ages had sketchbooks?
whenever im looking at art like in the renaissance period, its always glorious finished paintings
i want to see what they drew in math class
Portrait of a Lady
Oil on canvas, 39 x 26 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Etruscan Agate Scarab, circa 4th-3rd Century BC
Élisabeth Charlotte d’Orléans as Venus about to bind the wings of Cupid - Pierre Gobert, 1697.
What kind of evil bitch would bind the wings of a baby god? And how selfish do you have to be, to prevent anyone else from falling in love?
HOLBEIN, Hans the Younger
Tempera on wood, 96,4 x 41,9 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe
Henry Oliver Walker - The new moon, 1889
Ancient Roman floor mosaics at the Milreu ruins.
Photo courtesy carltonhobbs
that is carved
THAT IS A ROCK
I have no idea how the artist manages to make it looks like not just cloth, but TRANSPARENT cloth. Amazing.
Hey Guys this is a sculpture of a Vestal Virgin, carved during the roman empire. its my favorite and is pretty fucking awesome.
I had the same reaction when I saw this motherfucker in the Louvre
I walked around that hunk of orgasm rock for a good ten minutes trying to figure out HOW.
b-but that’s not how rocks work???!!?
FUCKING BERNINI THO
Veiled Lady by *Bonhwa
Eglée Auguie Ney, duchese d’Elchingen, 1st Princess de la Moskowa (1782-1856)
François Pascal Simon Gérard (1770-1837)
The Albany Institute of History and Art
God they knew how to dress back then…I was so born in the wrong time period.
Archaeologists unveil the world’s oldest D20
Romans may have used 20-Sided die almost two millennia before D&D, but people in ancient Egypt were casting icosahedra even earlier. Pictured above is a twenty-faced die dating from somewhere between 304 and 30 B.C., a timespan also known as Egypt’s Ptolemaic Period.