C.P.

Oct 21

monsieurleprince:

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1843 - 1927) - Portrait of Mrs Arthur James, 1895

monsieurleprince:

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1843 - 1927) - Portrait of Mrs Arthur James, 1895

kardiologn:

Griffin, 1564: The elegant griffin shown here is a late representation in a Greek verse bestiary by Manuel Philes, copied in Paris in 1564 by Angelos Vergikios and illustrated (according to tradition) by his daughter. MS. Auct. F. 4. 15

kardiologn:

Griffin, 1564: The elegant griffin shown here is a late representation in a Greek verse bestiary by Manuel Philes, copied in Paris in 1564 by Angelos Vergikios and illustrated (according to tradition) by his daughter. MS. Auct. F. 4. 15

monsieurleprince:

Joseph (Jef) Leempoels (1867 - 1935) - A morning missive

monsieurleprince:

Joseph (Jef) Leempoels (1867 - 1935) - A morning missive

Oct 20

pre-raphaelisme:

The Lady Prays-Desire by Marie Spartali Stillman, 1867

pre-raphaelisme:

The Lady Prays-Desire by Marie Spartali Stillman, 1867

leprincelointain:

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893), London Southwark Bridge and St. Paul’s - 1883

leprincelointain:

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893), London Southwark Bridge and St. Paul’s - 1883

archaicwonder:

Greek Pilos Type Crested Helmet, 4th-3rd century BC 
Characteristically cone-shaped, bronze Pilos helmet with a broad, offset rim. A central Gorgoneion on the brow and four-spoke wheel appliques on the sides above the pairs of holes for the chinstraps. Three piece helmet crest (fragments preserved) with wave-shaped and serrated decoration.
The pilos type helmet is based on the pilos hat, a brimless cap worn in Illyria, Epirus and ancient Greece and later copied by Ancient Rome.

archaicwonder:

Greek Pilos Type Crested Helmet, 4th-3rd century BC

Characteristically cone-shaped, bronze Pilos helmet with a broad, offset rim. A central Gorgoneion on the brow and four-spoke wheel appliques on the sides above the pairs of holes for the chinstraps. Three piece helmet crest (fragments preserved) with wave-shaped and serrated decoration.

The pilos type helmet is based on the pilos hat, a brimless cap worn in Illyria, Epirus and ancient Greece and later copied by Ancient Rome.

(Source: hermann-historica-archiv.de, via theredshoes)

Wooded Landscape with Horsemen and a Baggage Train on a Road
by Adam Frans van der Meulen
Oil on panel, 22 x 28.4 cm
Collection: The National Trust for Scotland

Wooded Landscape with Horsemen and a Baggage Train on a Road

by Adam Frans van der Meulen

Oil on panel, 22 x 28.4 cm

Collection: The National Trust for Scotland

Venice, A Rainy Day
by Harry Goodwin
Date painted: 1879
Oil on canvas, 17 x 24 cm
Collection: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Venice, A Rainy Day

by Harry Goodwin

Date painted: 1879

Oil on canvas, 17 x 24 cm

Collection: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Valentina Visconti (1366–1408), duchesse de Touraine
by Franz Wolfgang Rohrich
(attributed to)
Date painted: possibly 1810–1830
Oil on panel, 12 x 7.5 cm
Collection: National Trust

Valentina Visconti (1366–1408), duchesse de Touraine

by Franz Wolfgang Rohrich

(attributed to)

Date painted: possibly 1810–1830

Oil on panel, 12 x 7.5 cm

Collection: National Trust

Twilight after Rain
by Peter Graham
Date painted: 1864
Oil on canvas, 89 x 138 cm
Collection: Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery

Twilight after Rain

by Peter Graham

Date painted: 1864

Oil on canvas, 89 x 138 cm

Collection: Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery