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funny arts, photos and living things
centuriespast:

Moon at the Licensed Quarters
From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Noguchi Enkatsu, Japanese, active 1894. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.
Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia
Period:
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Date:
1886
Medium:
Color woodcut
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Moon at the Licensed Quarters

From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Noguchi Enkatsu, Japanese, active 1894. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.

Geography:

Made in Japan, Asia

Period:

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Date:

1886

Medium:

Color woodcut

Philadelphia Museum of Art

luzfosca:

Leonard Freed
Naples Italy, 1958
Thanks to undr

luzfosca:

Leonard Freed

Naples Italy, 1958

Thanks to undr

owl-of-the-rear-burghs:

Fancy Japanese helmets.

P.S: I have no idea about Japanese armor terminology, any help with the tags will be appreciated.

(sufami64から)

urgetocreate:

Edward Hopper, House at Dusk, 1935

urgetocreate:

Edward Hopper, House at Dusk, 1935

(theheavingsurfaceから)

polyeucte-melitena:

Natalia Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962), Composition with Blue Rectangle [композиция с синим прямоугольником], c. 1950-59. Gouache on paper, 47.4 x 26.7 cm.

polyeucte-melitena:

Natalia Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962), Composition with Blue Rectangle [композиция с синим прямоугольником], c. 1950-59. Gouache on paper, 47.4 x 26.7 cm.

heracliteanfire:

Askos (a baby-feeder?) in the form of a mouse, decorated with sea-monsters. Western Greek, Sicily, ca. 310-300BC (via British Museum)

heracliteanfire:

Askos (a baby-feeder?) in the form of a mouse, decorated with sea-monsters. Western Greek, Sicily, ca. 310-300BC (via British Museum)

(centuriespastから)

ptolymye:

Three Studies of a Helmet, Albrecht Durer c. 1503

ptolymye:

Three Studies of a Helmet, Albrecht Durer c. 1503

(polyeucte-melitenaから)

conversationswiththelight:

Josef Albers (German-American, 1888-1976), Homage to the square “Ascending” 1953. Oil on board

conversationswiththelight:

Josef Albers (German-American, 1888-1976), Homage to the square “Ascending” 1953. Oil on board

(元記事: hipinuff (polyeucte-melitenaから))

pmikos:

‘Dancing Fox’ netsuke. 18th century, Japan. Ivory with dark staining and sumi ink. LACMA (Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection)

pmikos:

‘Dancing Fox’ netsuke. 18th century, Japan. Ivory with dark staining and sumi ink. LACMA (Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection)

(sufami64から)

centuriespast:

Narasimha (Vishnu’s Man-Lion Avatar)
Artist/maker unknown, India
Geography:Made in Tamil Nadu, India, Asia
Period:Chola Dynasty Date:c. 1000

Medium:Bronze
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Narasimha (Vishnu’s Man-Lion Avatar)

Artist/maker unknown, India

Geography:
Made in Tamil Nadu, India, Asia
Period:
Chola Dynasty Date:
c. 1000

Medium:
Bronze
Philadelphia Museum of Art