Salon: "Either to please or to educate." Open your mind and your vision, please make your way in the 17th Century.
maertyrer:

Peter Paul Rubens - The Martyrdom of Saint Andrew (1638)

maertyrer:

Peter Paul Rubens - The Martyrdom of Saint Andrew (1638)

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worldofhabsburgs:

Versailles, April 2014

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spanishbaroqueart:

Francisco de Zurbarán
Imaginary Portrait of Almanzor (ca. 1650’s · detail)

Almanzor (c. 938 – August 8, 1002) was the de facto ruler of Muslim al-Andalus in the late 10th to early 11th centuries. His rule marked the peak of power for Moorish Iberia.

spanishbaroqueart:

Francisco de Zurbarán

Imaginary Portrait of Almanzor (ca. 1650’s · detail)

Almanzor (c. 938 – August 8, 1002) was the de facto ruler of Muslim al-Andalus in the late 10th to early 11th centuries. His rule marked the peak of power for Moorish Iberia.

brittlebodies:

Saint John the Baptist (detail), 1602-1603, Caravaggio.

(via siriusc)

jeannepompadour:

L’Enchanteresse de l’Opéra Nicolas Bonnart, 17th century

jeannepompadour:

L’Enchanteresse de l’Opéra Nicolas Bonnart, 17th century

murderotic:

I love his art.

murderotic:

I love his art.

(Source: misanthropicmessiah, via unionthesalmon)

jaded-mandarin:

Karel Dujardin. Detail from Boy Blowing Soap Bubbles, Allegory on the Transitoriness and the Brevity of Life, 1663.

jaded-mandarin:

Karel Dujardin. Detail from Boy Blowing Soap Bubbles, Allegory on the Transitoriness and the Brevity of Life, 1663.

tierradentro:

Still Life with Fruit" (details)", 1675, Jacob van Walscappel.

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Bernardo Strozzi, The Incredulity of Saint Thomas (Detail), 1620

Bernardo Strozzi, The Incredulity of Saint Thomas (Detail), 1620

(Source: greuze, via nataliakoptseva)

thisblueboy:

Carlo Dolci (1616-Florence-1686), The Angel of Annunciation, 1653-55, Louvre Museum

thisblueboy:

Carlo Dolci (1616-Florence-1686), The Angel of Annunciation, 1653-55, Louvre Museum

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thekinkycardinal:

mistermadam:

thekinkycardinal:

Monsieur Philippe de France | Duc d’Orleans

lol we should call him Philiput quite matter-of-factly xD

Myself and my friends call him Fifi.

thekinkycardinal:

mistermadam:

thekinkycardinal:

Monsieur Philippe de France | Duc d’Orleans

lol we should call him Philiput quite matter-of-factly xD

Myself and my friends call him Fifi.

centuriespast:

Man in Armour Holding a Pike, c. 1630
Jan van Bijlert
Dutch, 1597/98-1671Oil on canvas33-1/2 x 27-1/2 in. (85.1 x 69.9 cm)Norton Simon Art Foundation

centuriespast:

Man in Armour Holding a Pike, c. 1630

Jan van Bijlert

Dutch, 1597/98-1671
Oil on canvas
33-1/2 x 27-1/2 in. (85.1 x 69.9 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation