THIS COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS IS MY "QUEST FOR BEAUTY". FROM THE MARBLES OF ANTIQUITY. OLD MASTER PAINTINGS.SCULPTURE. OBJECTS OF ART TO THE MOST STUNNING INTERIORS. ALLOW YOURSELF TO BE INTOXICATED BY THEIR BEAUTY ! adult content must be 18yrs+. Most of the photos i have collected have been reblogged. others i have down loaded from the internet (these posts are not for monetary gain but for visual pleasure) if there are any problems with copyrights they will be removed at your request.
The battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs. 1877. Wilhelm Trubner. German.1851-1917. oil on cardboard.
The eruption of Vesuvius seen from Portici. 1774. Joseph Wright of Derby. English. 1734-1797. oil on canvas.
Truth and falsehood. 1867-68. Alfred Stevens. model the Wellington monument. plaster. Victoria and Albert museum. UK.
Sleeping lion. 1830. from monument to Clement XIII. Antonio Canova. engraving by Paolo Guglielmi. Italian. 1804-1862.
The awake lion.1830. from the monument to Clement XIII. Antonio Canova. engraving by Paolo Guglielmi. Italian. 1804-1862.
Scythian and the bow. 19th. century. Jean Adolphe Papin. French. 1800-1888. oil on canvas.
The Corinthian maid. 1784. Joseph Wright of Derby. English. 1734-1797.
oil on canvas. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
The sacrifice of Iphigenia. 1646-47. Bertholet Flemalle. Belgian. 1614-1675. oil on canvas. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
Portrait of the German artist Karl Stieler. 1805. Heinrich Fuger. German. 1751-1818. oil on canvas.
Three ornate vessels. 16th.century. Hieronymus Hopfer. German. 1500-1563.
Tribute money.1630-35. Bernardo Strozzi. Italian.1581-1644. oil on canvas.