Prattle On

Because I can.

Beauty is all about us, but how many are blind! They look at the wonder of this earth and seem to see nothing. People move hectically but give little thought to where they are going. They seek excitement… as if they were lost and desperate.

Pablo Casals (via jabbarh)

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Owl on the wing

Owl on the wing

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enchantedsleeper:

O Sacerdote,  Frits Thaulow

So much light in this painting!

enchantedsleeper:

O Sacerdote,  Frits Thaulow

So much light in this painting!

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oldbookillustrations:

… Where often you and I
Upon faint primrose-buds were wont to lie,
Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet

Arthur Rackham, from A Midsummer-Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, London, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Lovely illustration and verse.

oldbookillustrations:

… Where often you and I
Upon faint primrose-buds were wont to lie,
Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet

Arthur Rackham, from A Midsummer-Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, London, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Lovely illustration and verse.

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omgthatdress:

Walking Dress
1863
The Metropolitan Museum of Art



What a stunning dress! How fortunate for that woman who wore it.

omgthatdress:

Walking Dress

1863

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

What a stunning dress! How fortunate for that woman who wore it.
historical-nonfiction:

Persian cast stone horse, a reproduction of one excavated from Persepolis, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, or First Persian Empire (550-330 BCE)


Beautiful work from antiquity.

historical-nonfiction:

Persian cast stone horse, a reproduction of one excavated from Persepolis, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, or First Persian Empire (550-330 BCE)

Beautiful work from antiquity.

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hippiepiegypsybird:

Magpies can look like boring black and white birds until they open their wings and reveal their beautiful blue and green feathers <3

hippiepiegypsybird:

Magpies can look like boring black and white birds until they open their wings and reveal their beautiful blue and green feathers <3

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How beautiful!

How beautiful!

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thealy50:

Sharpstein Manor, Walla Walla, Washington.

What a stunning home!

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classic-art:

The Embarkation of Ulysses
Claude Lorrain, 1646

Lovely.

classic-art:

The Embarkation of Ulysses

Claude Lorrain, 1646

Lovely.

indigodreams:

Albertus Jonas Brandt

indigodreams:

Albertus Jonas Brandt

500 likes!

500 likes!

djabal:

Siena at Sunset by Daniel Schwabe on Flickr.


Gorgeous!

djabal:

Siena at Sunset by Daniel Schwabe on Flickr.

Gorgeous!

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labellefilleart:

White Study I, Miloš Jiránek 


Reminds me of Symphony in White, No. 1 by Whistler

labellefilleart:

White Study I, Miloš Jiránek 

Reminds me of Symphony in White, No. 1 by Whistler

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romaea:

Victorian Houses

Love this kind of house!

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