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This is amazing. I doubt most college freshmen would fail this test these days! It’s sad what’s happened to the education system.


soyouthinkyoucansee:

 ( Fondue pour cette) Poupee de Cire

-wax puppet-

by Henry Guillaume Schlesinger    

Date painted- 1870


ancientart:

Ancient Etruscan golden Jewellery

Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by mararie


soyouthinkyoucansee:

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)  

abstractbody:

abstractbody:

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

never

fucking

mind




centuriespast:

UCCELLO, Paolo
Portrait of a Lady
1450s
Oil on canvas, 39 x 26 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


ancientart:

Etruscan Agate Scarab, circa 4th-3rd Century BC


jaded-mandarin:

 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?


centuriespast:

HOLBEIN, Hans the Younger
St Ursula
c. 1523
Tempera on wood, 96,4 x 41,9 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe


23silence:

Henry Oliver Walker - The new moon, 1889


ancientart:

Ancient Roman floor mosaics at the Milreu ruins.

Photo courtesy carltonhobbs


cumber-porn:

bonhwa:

tugamaggie:

callmekitto:

raggedymind:

littledidxeknow:

todaylour:

andthroughthemosstheivycreeps:

impuretale:

beatrixspoke:

saaaaaasha:

hey guys

that is carved

 from MARBLE

THAT IS A ROCK

WAT

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. 

Blown away

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

FUCKING

BERNINI

Veiled Lady by *Bonhwa

totally amazing!


centuriespast:

Eglée Auguie Ney, duchese d’Elchingen, 1st Princess de la Moskowa (1782-1856)

François Pascal Simon Gérard (1770-1837)

1808

The Albany Institute of History and Art

God they knew how to dress back then…I was so born in the wrong time period.


iheartchaos:

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.

Via


lawsoffateherbal:

Vintage Apothecary



My seemingly random obsessions, lots of Thor, Loki, The Avengers, Spideypool...tons of Marvel and DC basically. Also Community, and anything else that makes me laugh!
Very often NSFW Slash.





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