magictransistor:

Zoroaster, Clavis Artis, MS. Verginelli-Rota, Roma, 1738.

(via glust)

tierradentro:

A Venetian Courtyard at the Procuratie Nuove, c.1760, Canaletto.

(via glust)

b-undt:

Tenmon Bun’ya no zu (map showing divisions of the heavens and regions they govern) star map with wooden case by Shibukawa Harumi (1639-1715), Japan, 1677. Combines Shibukawa’s systematic astronomical observations with concepts from Chinese field-allocation astrology.

罪人 + 情人

(via damiandelrey)

centuriespast:

TURPIN DE CRISSÉ, Lancelot-Théodore
Bay of Naples
1840
Oil on canvas, 97 x 146 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

blackpaint20:

The Sign of the Cross, Triumph of Christianity, Gustave Dore

mediumaevum:

Detail of one of the ornamental medallions that have been cut out of an earlier (possibly Timurid) manuscript and pasted into the margins of this copy of Kitāb al-Ghiná wa-al-muná by al-Qumrī.

drawpaintprint:

Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828), Maples and Cherry Trees, after 1817.

(via androphilia)

griseus:

OCEAN CURRENT FLOWS AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA AND WESTERN ATLANTIC.

NASA time lapse simulation showing sea surface currents around western Europe. The visualization covers 11 months, from16 February ‘05 to 16 January ‘06. with each second in the video representing 2.75 days. The different colours represent current depths - white flows are nearest the surface, and darker colours running deeper.

(via we-are-star-stuff)

drakontomalloi:

Follower of Hieronymus Bosch (Formerly attributed to Hieronymus Bosch) - The Last Judgment (detail). 1515

(via blackpaint20)

centuriespast:

LANFRANCO, Giovanni
Mary Magdalen Raised by Angels
c. 1616
Oil on canvas, 109 x 78 cm
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples