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


Death Carrying a Child, Stefano della Bella, c. 1610-64

nataliakoptseva:

Death Carrying a Child, Stefano della Bella, c. 1610-64

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nascent-1:

Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness by Karel Dujardin, 1662

nascent-1:

Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness by Karel Dujardin, 1662

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jeannepompadour:

The Archdukes hunting by Jan Brueghel the Elder, c. 1611

wallflower2009:

Portia, Wounding Her Thigh, by Elisabetta Sirani
"You, my husband, though you trusted my spirit that it would not betray you, nevertheless were distrustful of my body, and your feeling was but human. But I found that my body also can keep silence."

wallflower2009:

PortiaWounding Her Thigh, by Elisabetta Sirani

"You, my husband, though you trusted my spirit that it would not betray you, nevertheless were distrustful of my body, and your feeling was but human. But I found that my body also can keep silence."

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mughalshit:

A Group of Women at a Well
Indian, Mughal, late 17th century
Opaque watercolors and gold on paper

mughalshit:

A Group of Women at a Well

Indian, Mughal, late 17th century

Opaque watercolors and gold on paper

(Source: asia.si.edu, via mughalshit)

necspenecmetu:

Karel Dujardin, Saint John the Baptist, 17th century

necspenecmetu:

Karel Dujardin, Saint John the Baptist, 17th century

necspenecmetu:

Benedetto Gennari il Giovane, Diana and Endymion, c. 1672-4

necspenecmetu:

Benedetto Gennari il Giovane, Diana and Endymion, c. 1672-4

necspenecmetu:

Benedetto Gennari il Giovane, The Guardian Angel, 17th century

necspenecmetu:

Benedetto Gennari il Giovane, The Guardian Angel, 17th century

necspenecmetu:

Workshop of Jusepe de Ribera (Lo Spagnoletto), Hercules at Rest, 17th century

necspenecmetu:

Workshop of Jusepe de Ribera (Lo Spagnoletto), Hercules at Rest, 17th century

nataliakoptseva:

David with the Head of Goliath, Abraham Bosse, 1651

nataliakoptseva:

David with the Head of Goliath, Abraham Bosse, 1651

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statuemania:

Pluto and Proserpina 
by Matthias Steinl, ivory,ca.1700.

statuemania:

Pluto and Proserpina 

by Matthias Steinl, ivory,ca.1700.

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colin-vian:

  Adriaen Hanneman (ca.1601-1671), Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen the Younger (1664-1730)

colin-vian:

  Adriaen Hanneman (ca.1601-1671), Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen the Younger (1664-1730)

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necspenecmetu:

Bartolomeo Cavarozzi, The Virgin and Child with Angels, 1620

necspenecmetu:

Bartolomeo Cavarozzi, The Virgin and Child with Angels, 1620

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