A study in triangles, by medicea.
Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above the sea of fog (1818).

2 days ago via medicea with 3 notes

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art history meme | 2/8 artists: Gustav Klimt; 1862 - 1918.

Death and Life, 1910/15; Beethoven Frieze, 1902; Hope (II), 1907; Judith (II) Salomé, 1909; Portrait of Hermine Gallia, 1904; Avenue in Schloss Kammer Park, 1912; Mäda Gertrude Primavesi, 1912; Danaë, 1907.

art history meme | 1/8 artists: Vincent van Gogh; 1853 - 1890.

The Potato Eaters, 1885; Almond Blossom, 1890; Self-Portrait, 1887; A Weaver’s Cottage, 1884; Head of a Skeleton with a Burning Cigarette, 1886; Wheatfield with Crows, 1890; Sunflowers 1888; Still life with Bible, 1885.


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Mary Magdalene, detail from The Descent from the Cross, Rogier van der Weyden


1 month ago via artdetails ( source imagediver ) with 773 notes



John William Waterhouse, 1903

The Birth of Venus (detail) by Sandro Botticelli.
Uffizi Gallery. 1486.

The Lament for Icarus (detail) by Herbert James Draper.
Tate Britain. 1898.

1 month ago via mythologer ( source hoaxvault ) with 58 notes