tastefullyoffensive:

"He finally grew into that bow tie." -taylor1021

lionofchaeronea:

Winter Hare, Bruno Liljefors, 1908

lionofchaeronea:

Winter Hare, Bruno Liljefors, 1908

allegoryofart:

Hercules and Omphale, François Boucher, 1735

allegoryofart:

Hercules and OmphaleFrançois Boucher, 1735

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fringe + high-angle shots (1/2)

michielhuisman-daily:

Michiel Huisman shot by Lisalore Chavelier

michielhuisman-daily:

Michiel Huisman shot by Lisalore Chavelier

femme-de-lettres:

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Bonhams does a beautiful job of summarizing what makes Carl Holsøe’s Mother and Child in a Dining Room Interior both so effective and so typical of Holsøe: “The exquisite detail brought into the composition of this scene draws together two aspects of Holsøe’s artistic pursuits: the pictorial representation of space on the one hand, and that of maternal devotion on the other.”
Though Holsøe shares Vilhelm Hammershøi’s proclivity for quiet, clean, Vermeer-evoking interiors with stunning attention to light—from the soft shadows on the wall to the highlights on the glazed prints on the wall, Holsøe achieves a photograph-like precision—Holsøe has none of Hammershøi’s alienating impersonality.
Far from it, as Bonhams highlights: Hosøe’s Mother and Child positively oozes maternal warmth and domestic comfort.

femme-de-lettres:

Large (Wikimedia)

Bonhams does a beautiful job of summarizing what makes Carl Holsøe’s Mother and Child in a Dining Room Interior both so effective and so typical of Holsøe: “The exquisite detail brought into the composition of this scene draws together two aspects of Holsøe’s artistic pursuits: the pictorial representation of space on the one hand, and that of maternal devotion on the other.”

Though Holsøe shares Vilhelm Hammershøi’s proclivity for quiet, clean, Vermeer-evoking interiors with stunning attention to light—from the soft shadows on the wall to the highlights on the glazed prints on the wall, Holsøe achieves a photograph-like precision—Holsøe has none of Hammershøi’s alienating impersonality.

Far from it, as Bonhams highlights: Hosøe’s Mother and Child positively oozes maternal warmth and domestic comfort.

posted 8 hours ago with 26 notes

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pycbunnies:

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pycbunnies:

forever nom-ing

Details of The last day of Pompeii - Karl Bryullov

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summerlilac:

The Present - Alfred Stevens

summerlilac:

The Present - Alfred Stevens

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