Mnēsarétē
"Take your delight in momentariness,
Walk between dark and dark — a shining space
With the grave’s narrowness, though not its peace. "
Mnēsarétē
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leprincelointain:

Heinrich Vogeler (1872-1942), Sommerabend - 1902
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nemfrog:

Gardell Dano Christensen. Rare Okapi. Magazine cover detail. 1937.
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deadpaint:

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Portrait of Gerda
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life7imitates7art:

St John by Odilon Redon (1892)
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Paul DelvauxLes Femmes devant la Mer1943
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leprincelointain:

Jan Toorop (1858-1928), Kundry & Parsifal - 1895.
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beyond-the-canvas:

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew. 1722, oil on canvas. San Stae (San Eustachio), Venice, Italy. 
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vintagemarlene:

salome by louis icart (www.vintage-rama.blogspot.com)
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discardingimages:

hydra Bestiary, England ca. 1200-1210. 
British Library, Royal 12 C XIX, fol. 13r
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centuriespast:

The Wave
Alexander Harrison (1853-1930)
ca. 1885
Oil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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othmeralia:

August 24th is Mount Vesuvius Day, marking the eruption in AD 79 that destroyed the city of Pompeii. This image from our collection is of another eruption in 1794. 
Image from: Outlines of Geology.
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nemfrog:

Obelisks. 1906.
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journalofanobody:

Zinaida Serebriakova, Capri, 1903
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laclefdescoeurs:

The Slum, 1916, James Ferrier Pryde
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speciesbarocus:

Sebastián Izquierdo S. J. - Praxis exercitiorum spiritualium P. N. Ignatii (1695). Detail. [x]