andrea solario, salome with the head of saint john the baptist.  love northern renaissance art. the colors and the flawless painting- amazing.

Andrea Solari Salome receives the Head of St John the Baptist, - oil on panel; 57 cm, W. 47 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art

I LOVE John William Waterhouse and want some of his originals!

My Sweet Rose ~ John William Waterhouse An English painter known for working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, leading him to have gained the name “the modern Pre-Raphaelite”.

Glitch Art in Renaissance Paintings

Glitch Art in Renaissance Paintings

Tips to Understanding Renaissance Paintings - Botticelli's Simonetta Vespucci as a nymph, early to mid 1480s

Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of a Young Woman/ Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci as Nymph Städel, Frankfurt

Sacred Love Versus Profane Love (1602–03) by Giovanni Baglione. Intended as an attack on his hated enemy, the artist Caravaggio, it shows a boy (hinting at Caravaggio's homosexuality) on one side, a devil with Caravaggio's face on the other, and between an angel representing pure, meaning non-erotic, love.


An example of chiaroscuro in painting: this oil on canvas by Giovanni Baglione 'Sacred and Profane Love' shows dramatic compositional chiaroscuro

Found on   (via Pin by Justina Persnickety on Art Detail Jewelery | Pinterest)

Marriage Portrait of Charlotte de Rothschild (Detail) ~ Moritz Daniel Oppenheim 1836

~ Living a Beautiful Life ~ art horror supernatural skull Anatomy goth gothic paranormal victorian victorian era occult fine art painter renaissance seance occultism human skull Human Bones Occultist Everyday is Halloween stephen mackey gothic era

womeninarthistory: Seance, Stephen Mackey - It's The Heart's Filthy Lesson