1. 8 minutes ago 

    thanx for all the Norton Simon posts for the past month…I hope some of your followers can visit our lovely museum here in Pasadena, California!! — doctom666

    It was my pleasure. What a great collection!

  2. Notes: 1 / 10 minutes ago 
    #England #copperplate #calligraphy #font #Callifontswww.callifonts.com

    #England #copperplate #calligraphy #font #Callifonts

    www.callifonts.com

     
  3. Notes: 154 / 1 hour ago  from blackpaint20
    blackpaint20:

Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 - 1479) 1479 (Italian) (illuminator) Initial D: A Skull in a Rocky Field, c 1469
     
  4. Notes: 89 / 3 hours ago  from mini-girlz
    mini-girlz:

Around 1590  Co-Regent Tawananna Harapscheki of the Hitite Kingdom (Turkey)
Married to King Hantili. The Queens, Tawannas, are believed to have been a kind of co-regents to their husbands and they possessed considerable influence. The dates of this period are not accurate. 
via > guide2womenleaders.com

    mini-girlz:

    Around 1590  Co-Regent Tawananna Harapscheki of the Hitite Kingdom (Turkey)

    Married to King Hantili. The Queens, Tawannas, are believed to have been a kind of co-regents to their husbands and they possessed considerable influence. The dates of this period are not accurate. 

    via > guide2womenleaders.com

     
  5. Notes: 93 / 5 hours ago  from vovat (originally from danskjavlarna)
    danskjavlarna:

A fairy from Fitful Gleams from Fancy-Land, 1888.

    danskjavlarna:

    A fairy from Fitful Gleams from Fancy-Land, 1888.

    (Source: oneletterwords.com)

     
  6. Notes: 65 / 7 hours ago  from vovat (originally from danskjavlarna)
    danskjavlarna:

From Monographien zur deutschen Kulturgeschichte by Georg Steinhausen, 1899.

    danskjavlarna:

    From Monographien zur deutschen Kulturgeschichte by Georg Steinhausen, 1899.

    (Source: oneletterwords.com)

     
  7. Notes: 73 / 10 hours ago 
    Saint Francis in Prayer, c. 1638-1639

Francisco de Zurbarán
Spanish, 1598-1664
Oil on canvas
46-1/4 x 35-1/2 in. (117.5 x 90.2 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

    Saint Francis in Prayer, c. 1638-1639

    Francisco de Zurbarán

    Spanish, 1598-1664

    Oil on canvas

    46-1/4 x 35-1/2 in. (117.5 x 90.2 cm)

    The Norton Simon Foundation

     
  8. Notes: 36 / 12 hours ago 
    Mlle. de la Valliere in Costume, c.1663

Joseph Werner
Swiss, 1637-1710
Gouache on parchment (one of a pair)
14-1/2 x 10-7/8 in. (36.8 x 27.6 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

    Mlle. de la Valliere in Costume, c.1663

    Joseph Werner

    Swiss, 1637-1710

    Gouache on parchment (one of a pair)

    14-1/2 x 10-7/8 in. (36.8 x 27.6 cm)

    Norton Simon Art Foundation

     
  9. Notes: 56 / 14 hours ago 
    Reclining Nude, c. 1713-17

Jean-Antoine Watteau
French, 1684-1721
Oil on panel
painted surface: 5-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. (14 x 17.1 cm); panel: 6 x 6-7/8 in. (15.2 x 17.5 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

    Reclining Nude, c. 1713-17

    Jean-Antoine Watteau

    French, 1684-1721

    Oil on panel

    painted surface: 5-1/2 x 6-3/4 in. (14 x 17.1 cm); panel: 6 x 6-7/8 in. (15.2 x 17.5 cm)

    The Norton Simon Foundation

     
  10. Notes: 128 / 15 hours ago  from fiftyyearstoolate
     
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