a-l-ancien-regime:

Corrado Giaquinto, The Birth of the Sun and the Triumph of Bacchus, fresco, circa 1762-1763

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fleurdulys:

The Girlfriends - Gustav Klimt

1917

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“September 22. Nothing.”
— Franz Kafka, Diaries 1914-1923 (via paintdeath)

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“Freedom. It isn’t once, to walk out
under the Milky Way, feeling the rivers
of light, the fields of dark—
freedom is daily, prose-bound, routine
remembering. Putting together, inch by inch
the starry worlds. From all the lost collections.”
Adrienne Rich, from For Memory (via violentwavesofemotion)

Phèdre by Alexandre Cabanel, 1880 (detail)

Phèdre by Alexandre Cabanel, 1880 (detail)

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thevictorianduchess:

Pygmalion and Galatea (detail)
Jean-Leon Gerome
Oil on canvas
c. 1890

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thorsteinulf:

Ferdinand Hodler - forest stream at champery (1936)

thorsteinulf:

Ferdinand Hodler - forest stream at champery (1936)

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