Illustration, design, spirit of art & nature

 

heracliteanfire:

Pottery askos. Painted on a pink ground are two winged marine horses flying over a brown sea. Three terracotta Nikai are attached to the false spouts and the handle, and the foreparts of two horses to the wall. Reliefs showing the head of Medusa and a dancing maenad have also been applied.  Daunian/Apulian, Canosa di Puglia, 270-200BC. (via British Museum)

heracliteanfire:

Pottery askos. Painted on a pink ground are two winged marine horses flying over a brown sea. Three terracotta Nikai are attached to the false spouts and the handle, and the foreparts of two horses to the wall. Reliefs showing the head of Medusa and a dancing maenad have also been applied.
Daunian/Apulian, Canosa di Puglia, 270-200BC. (via British Museum)

hadrian6:

The Genie Protector of the Workforce. 19th.century.  Antoine Louis Barye. French 1795-1875. bronze
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hadrian6:

The Genie Protector of the Workforce. 19th.century.  Antoine Louis Barye. French 1795-1875. bronze

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

christinebian:

After watching the documentary The Secret Lives of Wolves over the weekend, I’ve got wolves on the brain! Some more studies.

christinebian:

After watching the documentary The Secret Lives of Wolves over the weekend, I’ve got wolves on the brain! Some more studies.

themagicfarawayttree:

Africa | Mask “ntomo” from the Bamana people of Mali | Wood with silver and gold coloured metal sheet decoration.

themagicfarawayttree:

Africa | Mask “ntomo” from the Bamana people of Mali | Wood with silver and gold coloured metal sheet decoration.