Miracle of the Jealous Husband, detail - Titian1511Fresco340 cm × 207 cmScuola del Santo, Padua
Aprile 22 201411·57 pm12 note

Miracle of the Jealous Husband, detail - Titian
1511
Fresco
340 cm × 207 cm
Scuola del Santo, Padua

Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece, detail of the left panel (John the Evangelist and Saint Margaret) - Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece (fl. 1470-1510)1500-1510oil on panelAlte Pinakothek
Aprile 22 201410·50 pm90 note

Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece, detail of the left panel (John the Evangelist and Saint Margaret) - Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece (fl. 1470-1510)
1500-1510
oil on panel
Alte Pinakothek

Judith and Holofernes, detail -  Francesco Furini (ca. 1600, Firenze, 1646, Firenze)1636 Oil on canvas116 x 151 cm Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome
Aprile 22 201409·41 pm18 note

Judith and Holofernes, detail -  Francesco Furini (ca. 1600, Firenze, 1646, Firenze)
1636 
Oil on canvas
116 x 151 cm
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome

Satire concerning Dutch political events in the 1670s, detail of two devils - After: Francis Barlow; Published by: George Farthing, Edward Powell  1673 Etching 259 x 331 mm
Aprile 22 201408·04 pm53 note

Satire concerning Dutch political events in the 1670s, detail of two devils - After: Francis Barlow; Published by: George Farthing, Edward Powell
1673
Etching
259 x 331 mm

Two marine monsters riding the waves - Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (active 1580 - 1610), printmaker1580 - 1610 (fl)Engraving97 x 159 mm
Aprile 22 201412·33 am65 note
Two marine monsters riding the waves - Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (active 1580 - 1610), printmaker
1580 - 1610 (fl)
Engraving
97 x 159 mm
The Forge of Vulcan, detail. Illumination from Les Visions du Chevalier Tondal [The Visions of Tundal], Ghent, 1475; MS. 30, fol 27 - Attributed to Simon Marmion (French, ca. 1425-1489) Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment 36,3 x 26,2 cm
Aprile 22 201412·21 am51 note

The Forge of Vulcan, detailIllumination from Les Visions du Chevalier Tondal [The Visions of Tundal], Ghent, 1475; MS. 30, fol 27 - Attributed to Simon Marmion (French, ca. 1425-1489)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
36,3 x 26,2 cm

Harpy - Melchior Lorck
1582
woodcut (from a series of 127)
232 mm x 162 mm
A harpy; facing left; bird-like creature with a long tail and human head; wearing a hat with two long feathers; landscape background with a town on left.
Aprile 21 201406·11 pm60 note

HarpyMelchior Lorck

1582

woodcut (from a series of 127)

232 mm x 162 mm

A harpy; facing left; bird-like creature with a long tail and human head; wearing a hat with two long feathers; landscape background with a town on left.

Satan, Sin and Death - engraved by Thomas Rowlandson and John Ogbourne after William Hogarth1792 Etching and engraving on paper 273 x 348 mmTate Collection
Aprile 21 201406·02 pm35 note

Satan, Sin and Death - engraved by Thomas Rowlandson and John Ogbourne after William Hogarth
1792 
Etching and engraving on paper
273 x 348 mm
Tate Collection

Leda and the Swan - Cornelis Bos (ca. 1506 - ca. 1564)engraving305 x 407 mmBritish Museum, London
Aprile 20 201410·53 pm116 note

Leda and the Swan - Cornelis Bos (ca. 1506 - ca. 1564)
engraving
305 x 407 mm
British Museum, London

Detail from right wing: “Satan in Hell” from Last Judgment triptych - Fra Angelico (ca. 1400-55)ca. 1450poplar woodGemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Aprile 20 201410·41 pm136 note

Detail from right wing: “Satan in Hell” from Last Judgment triptych - Fra Angelico (ca. 1400-55)
ca. 1450
poplar wood
Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Fons invocantis [The Fountain of Invocation] from Claude Paradin’s Devises heroïques, Lyons, Jean de Tournes and Guillaume Gazeau,1557.
Aprile 20 201406·18 pm21 note

Fons invocantis [The Fountain of Invocation] from Claude Paradin’s Devises heroïques, Lyons, Jean de Tournes and Guillaume Gazeau,1557.

The Immaculate Conception, detail - Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696–1770) from 1767 until 1768oil on canvas281 × 155 cm Prado Museum, Madrid
Aprile 17 201410·07 pm150 note

The Immaculate Conception, detailGiovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696–1770) from 1767 until 1768
oil on canvas
281 × 155 cm
Prado Museum, Madrid

The bronze snake.Main nave of Sant’Ambrogio basilica in Milan, Italy. The bronze snake (formerly believed to be the one by Moses), a gift from emperor Basil II (1007). It stands on an Ancient Roman granite pillar.
Aprile 17 201409·56 pm129 note

The bronze snake.
Main nave of Sant’Ambrogio basilica in Milan, Italy. The bronze snake (formerly believed to be the one by Moses), a gift from emperor Basil II (1007). It stands on an Ancient Roman granite pillar.

It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.