Vittore Carpaccio, St. George and the Dragon (1502)
« Et il nome mio è dicto Victor Carpathio »

Vittore Carpaccio, St. George and the Dragon (1502)

« Et il nome mio è dicto Victor Carpathio »

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A mediocre man copying nature will never produce a work of art; because he really looks without seeing, and though he may have noted each detail minutely, the result will be flat without character.

Auguste Rodin

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animus-inviolabilis:

Le Cycle passionnel, étude

Jean Delville
1890

animus-inviolabilis:

Le Cycle passionnel, étude

Jean Delville

1890

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Cy Twombly, Hero and Leander (To Christopher Marlowe) (Rome, 1985)

Cy Twombly, Hero and Leander (To Christopher Marlowe) (Rome, 1985)

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The Tomb of the Diver (c. 480 BC) in Paestum, Italy

The Tomb of the Diver (c. 480 BC) in Paestum, Italy

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Beauty will save the world

—Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

Gustave Moreau, A Peri (1865) @ Art Institute of Chicago

Gustave Moreau, A Peri (1865) @ Art Institute of Chicago

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Takato Yamamoto, Saint Sebastian (2006)

Takato Yamamoto, Saint Sebastian (2006)

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elegantiaearbiter:

Cappella Pazzi, Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence, project by Filippo Brunelleschi.

elegantiaearbiter:

Cappella Pazzi, Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence, project by Filippo Brunelleschi.

'But man is not made for defeat,' he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.'

—Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

sulphuriclike:

Georgia O’keeffe_Nude series VIII_1917

sulphuriclike:

Georgia O’keeffe_Nude series VIII_1917

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Tiziano Vecellio, Danae (1545 ca, 1553 ca, 1554 ca)

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