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purplefigtree:

Icon with the Flight of the Holy Family into Egypt Painted wood  H: 77 cm, W: 54,7 cm  Unknown Provenance, 18th century (?).

 In the centre of the depiction is the Virgin Mary riding on a white horse. Jesus is seated on St. Joseph’s right shoulder. In the background, a town with white houses refers to Egypt, the place of refuge. The sojourn of the Holy Family into Egypt plays an important role in the Coptic Church and is annually celebrated on the 1st of June.

Coptic Museum, Cairo.

purplefigtree:

Icon with the Flight of the Holy Family into Egypt
Painted wood
H: 77 cm, W: 54,7 cm
Unknown Provenance, 18th century (?).


In the centre of the depiction is the Virgin Mary riding on a white horse. Jesus is seated on St. Joseph’s right shoulder. In the background, a town with white houses refers to Egypt, the place of refuge. The sojourn of the Holy Family into Egypt plays an important role in the Coptic Church and is annually celebrated on the 1st of June.

Coptic Museum, Cairo.

Meriem Fekkai, Dakhli Msami, 1935(Rana Djinak, Algerian weeding song)

Watch her on video.


By James Proctor (on James makes gifs)

By James Proctor (on James makes gifs)

firsttimeuser:

Stone ship “Tjelvar’s grave”, Boge, Gotland, Sweden, 1938
photo by Mårten Stenberger
Swedish National Heritage Board
artspotting:

Charles Plumier, 1705, Traité des fougères de l’Amérique,  0281, Université de Strasbourg

Suman Kalyanpur, Savalya Vitthala, written by R.N. Pawar and composed by Dashrath Pujari

सुमन कल्याणपुर, सावळ्या विठ्ठला


rjtyler:

HOOGSTRATEN, Samuel van
Dutch painter (b. 1627, Dordrecht, d. 1678, Dordrecht)
View of a Corridor
c. 1670
Oil on canvas, 103 x 70 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

rjtyler:

HOOGSTRATEN, Samuel van

Dutch painter (b. 1627, Dordrecht, d. 1678, Dordrecht)

View of a Corridor

c. 1670

Oil on canvas, 103 x 70 cm

Musée du Louvre, Paris

(via chance-a-simple-gardener)

From a box of photographs found in via Merzario 3, Milano, Italy.

From a box of photographs found in via Merzario 3, Milano, Italy.

chardonsardents:

Recently found out that Klee as in Paul Klee means clover. I like both all the more. (by gulo khaar)

chardonsardents:

Recently found out that Klee as in Paul Klee means clover. I like both all the more. (by gulo khaar)

S. Rachmaninoff plays Serguey Rachmaninoff, Moment musical, op. 16 N° 2 (E flat minor), rec. 1940.

(… « то, что у меня на сердце »)


Jo Ann Callin, from Ballast series (thank you aubreylstallard)

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Jo Ann Callin, from Ballast series (thank you aubreylstallard)

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Nubar Tekyay, Taksim (improvisation) on violin


Menomini culture : War bundles hung on a sacred pole (Alanson Skinner) on Open Library 
(thank you theshallowdepths)

Menomini culture : War bundles hung on a sacred pole (Alanson Skinner) on Open Library 

(thank you theshallowdepths)

cabinhome:

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Tom Climent, Miracle Pool, 2012
Oil on canvas (thank you justanothermasterpiece)

Tom Climent, Miracle Pool, 2012

Oil on canvas (thank you justanothermasterpiece)

THEME BY PARTI