Category: 19th Century

gravity-rainbow:

gravity-rainbow:

Alphonse Mucha sketch

songesoleil: Forest Music. Oil on Canvas. 138…

songesoleil:

Forest Music.
Oil on Canvas.
138 x 71 cm. (54.33 x 27.95 in.)

Art by Jules van Biesbroeck.(1873-1965).

bofransson: Alpine Pool – John Singer Sargent …

bofransson:

Alpine Pool – John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)

smithsonianlibraries: The new exhibition “Sat…

smithsonianlibraries:

The new exhibition “Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color” at @cooperhewitt
explores the elusive, complex phenomenon of color perception and how it
has captivated artists, designers, scientists, and sages.

It features museum objects as well as quite a few stunning rare books from our library collections.

See more of this particular book,
Des couleurs et de leurs applications aux arts industriels à l’aide des cercles chromatiques 

(1864) in our Digital Library.

omgthatdress: Parasol 1860s The Metropolitan M…

omgthatdress:

Parasol

1860s

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

goodreadss:

goodreadss:

Green Wheat Field (detail), Vincent Van Gogh, 1890

loumargi:

loumargi:

“Sunflowers” by Ernest Bieler (1863-1948, Switzerland)

english-idylls: The Months of the Year series …

english-idylls:

The Months of the Year series by Alphonse Mucha (1899).

design-is-fine: William Curtis, The botanical …

design-is-fine:

William Curtis, The botanical magazine or Flower-Garden Displayed, launched 1787. London. Shown is Orange Lily, 1809. Unknown illustrator. Via KettererKunst

life-imitates-art-far-more: Ivan Aivazovsky (1…

life-imitates-art-far-more:

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
“Venice” (1874)
Oil on canvas
Romanticism