September142014
“How happy is he born and taught
That serveth not another’s will.” Sir Henry Wotton, Reliquiae Wottonianae, “The character of a happy life” (via findepartida)
September132014
castironfence:

Ghirlandaio, Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni, (1488)

castironfence:

Ghirlandaio, Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni, (1488)

12PM
cordisartis:

Madonna of the Pinks
1506
Raphael

cordisartis:

Madonna of the Pinks

1506

Raphael

September122014
losservatoredonato:

Hand Punches Dog. Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri. Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte 1401-1500

losservatoredonato:

Hand Punches Dog. Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri. Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte 1401-1500

12PM
jeannepompadour:

Triumph of Chastity, inspired by Triumphs by Petrarch by Jacopo da Sellaio, 1480-85

jeannepompadour:

Triumph of Chastity, inspired by Triumphs by Petrarch by Jacopo da Sellaio, 1480-85

September112014
innsamling:

Pietà, 1475-1500After Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)Tempera on panel, 71.7 x 55.2 cmArt Institute of Chicago

innsamling:

Pietà, 1475-1500
After Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)
Tempera on panel, 71.7 x 55.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago

(Source: artic.edu)

12PM
artisont:

Antonello da MessinaThe Annunciation1474-1475
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artisont:

Antonello da Messina
The Annunciation
1474-1475

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September102014
signorcasaubon:

Allegory of the Sforza family’s coat of arms, from the Codex De Sphaera; Biblioteca Modena, Estense, Italy

signorcasaubon:

Allegory of the Sforza family’s coat of arms, from the Codex De Sphaera; Biblioteca Modena, Estense, Italy

12PM

innsamling:

The Deposition of Christ with Carlotta of Lusignano, about 1480
Giovanni de Fondulis (Italian)
Painted terracotta, height 124.5 cm
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

(Source: gardnermuseum.org)

11AM
lionofchaeronea:

Marriage of Mary, Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1486-1490

lionofchaeronea:

Marriage of Mary, Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1486-1490