Author: Dido of Carthage

hadrian6:

Pegasus, and his companion Bellerophon. 16th.century Italian bas relief. marble. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

didoofcarthage:

Vase with handles in the form of female hybrid figures, attributed to the workshop of the Miseroni

Italian, 1590-1610

hyaline quartz, enamel, and gold

Museo del Prado

the-evil-clergyman:

Mars, from The Seven Planets by Heinrich Aldegrever (1533)

kecobe:

Venus Discovering the Dead Adonis
Italy, Naples, ca. 1650
Oil on canvas
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Formerly attributed to Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish; 1591–1652)

hildegardavon:

Attributed to Gaspero Bruschi, active 1701-1780

after a model by Massimiliano Soldani,
1656-1740

Venus plucking the wings of Cupid, ca.1745/46, hard-paste porcelain on original gilt wood base,  37,1×34,3×22,9 cm

Detroit Institute of Arts            Inv. 1990.246

hadrian6:

The Centaur Nessus Abducting Deianira. 1787. Francesco Bartolozzi. Italian 1727-1815. etching with aquatint.       http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

the-evil-clergyman:

Nessus Abducting Deianira by Willem Panneels (1630)

hildegardavon:

Jan van den Hoecke, 1611-1651 and Adriaen van Utrecht, 1599-1652

An allegory of the Four Elements, n/d, oil on canvas, 238,5×181,3 cm

Private Collection   (Christie’s) 

hadrian6:

Portrait of the Marquis Luigi di Alberto. 17th.century. Baldassare Franceschini. Italian 1611-1689. oil/canvas.    http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

hadrian6:

Portrait of the Marchese Altoviti as Hylas. 17th.century. Baldassare Franceschini. Italian 1611-1690. oil/canvas. Christie’s April 2017.      http://hadrian6.tumblr.com