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I'd hang that on my wall.

Nicholas Poussin (1594-1665), Et in Arcadia Ego (In Arcadia Am I), 1637-38, Louvre.

Nicholas Poussin (1594-1665), Et in Arcadia Ego (In Arcadia Am I), 1637-38, Louvre.

— 1 month ago with 8 notes
#Nicholas Poussin  #painting  #mythology  #memento mori  #17th century  #1630s 

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Self Portrait, 1659.

Click through for an AMAZING super high-def scan of this painting from the Google Art Project.

— 2 months ago with 109 notes
#Rembrandt van Rijn  #painting  #self portrait  #Rembrandt  #17th century  #1650s  #favourite  #rembrandt is seriously so good I want to cry 
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656), Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, c.1625.

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656), Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, c.1625.

— 3 months ago with 36 notes
#Artemisia Gentileschi  #painting  #biblical  #religious  #female artists  #renaissance  #17th century  #favourite 
Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Self Portrait, ca. 1630, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Self Portrait, ca. 1630, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

— 6 months ago with 83 notes
#Anthony Van Dyck  #etching  #portraiture  #self portrait  #17th century  #1630s 
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Self Portrait, 1623.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Self Portrait, 1623.

— 6 months ago with 24 notes
#Gian Lorenzo Bernini  #self portrait  #portraiture  #17th century  #1620s 
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), The Rape of Proseprina (detail), 1621, Galleria Borghese.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), The Rape of Proseprina (detail), 1621, Galleria Borghese.

— 8 months ago with 151 notes
#Gian Lorenzo Bernini  #sculpture  #17th century  #baroque  #mythology  #hades  #persephone  #marble  #favourite 
Artemesia Gentileschi (1593-1656), Danaë, 1612.

Artemesia Gentileschi (1593-1656), Danaƫ, 1612.

— 8 months ago with 5 notes
#Artemesia Gentileschi  #painting  #17th century  #1610s  #mythology  #danae 
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Medusa, 1630.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Medusa, 1630.

— 9 months ago with 46 notes
#Gian lorenzo bernini  #sculpture  #17th century  #baroque  #medusa  #mythology