centuriespast:

TRIBOLO, NiccolòThe Goddess of Naturec. 1529MarbleMusée National du Château, Fontaineblea

centuriespast:

TRIBOLO, Niccolò
The Goddess of Nature
c. 1529
Marble
Musée National du Château, Fontaineblea

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from centuriespast with

natgeofound:

A man stands next to orphaned Russian Jews upon immigration to the U.S., New York, July 1919.No Credit Given

natgeofound:

A man stands next to orphaned Russian Jews upon immigration to the U.S., New York, July 1919.No Credit Given

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from natgeofound with

unknownshadeof:

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

Tanglewood tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne; illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Published 1919 by Hodder and Stoughton, London.

See the complete book here.

Holy gods of beautiful shit.

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from devotedtodiversityinart with

lecomtesanstete:

Napoleon and general Desaix at the battle of Marengo, illustration by Job.

lecomtesanstete:

Napoleon and general Desaix at the battle of Marengo, illustration by Job.

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from fapoleon-bonerparte with

artmastered:

Willem de Kooning, Untitled, 1976

artmastered:

Willem de Kooning, Untitled, 1976

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from artmastered with

capndaniel:

Fresco from the House of the Centurion, Pompeii, 1st Century BCE

capndaniel:

Fresco from the House of the Centurion, Pompeii, 1st Century BCE

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from irefiordiligi with

fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951)
Regarded as the first major African-American filmmaker, as well as one of the most successful African-American filmmakers in the first half of the twentieth century. One of the most prominent producer of “race films”, actively countering white portrayals of African Americans which emphasized inferior stereotypes.

fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951)

Regarded as the first major African-American filmmaker, as well as one of the most successful African-American filmmakers in the first half of the twentieth century. One of the most prominent producer of “race films”, actively countering white portrayals of African Americans which emphasized inferior stereotypes.

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from fuckyeahhistorycrushes with

mimbeau:

Marc Chagall in his studio painting the future ceiling of the Opera of Paris
1964
Izis Bidermanas

mimbeau:

Marc Chagall in his studio painting the future ceiling of the Opera of Paris

1964

Izis Bidermanas

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from mimbeau with

orientallyyours:

Singer, dancer and film star, Liang Caizhu taken by the Ling Far Studio  in 1936, from the Fu Bingchang Collection, Historical Photographs of China, University of Bristol
Source: Visualising China

orientallyyours:

Singer, dancer and film star, Liang Caizhu taken by the Ling Far Studio  in 1936, from the Fu Bingchang Collection, Historical Photographs of China, University of Bristol

Source: Visualising China

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from classicladiesofcolor with

labellefilleart:

Georgiana Maria, Lady Leicester, William Owen

labellefilleart:

Georgiana Maria, Lady Leicester, William Owen

19 Dec 2013 / Reblogged from josephine-and-jewelry with