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UT PICTURA POESIS

Denis Forkas Kostromitin's inspiration corner

Denis Forkas Kostromitin - Median Scholar among the Spirits. 2014

Denis Forkas Kostromitin - Median Scholar among the Spirits. 2014

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Mercury and Argus. N.d., around 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Mercury and Argus. N.d., around 1836

gerasimosplatanas:

Gerasimos Platanas  - Self Series (2012)
 

gerasimosplatanas:

Gerasimos Platanas  - Self Series (2012)

 

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Denis Forkas Kostromitin - Study for Hypostatic Lovers. 2014

Denis Forkas Kostromitin - Study for Hypostatic Lovers. 2014

(Source: drakontomalloi)

Lucas van Leyden - The Temptation of St. Anthony. 1509

Lucas van Leyden - The Temptation of St. Anthony. 1509

Alfred Kubin - The Youngest of the Seven Ravens. An illustration for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale. 1940

Alfred Kubin - The Youngest of the Seven Ravens. An illustration for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale. 1940

El Greco - Pentecost, detail. N.d., 1596-1600

El Greco - Pentecost, detail. N.d., 1596-1600

explodingrocks:

Demonic Head Netsuke in Boxwood. Meiji period, late 19th century, JapanCarved as a demonic head with a wide open mouth inlaid with bone fangs and bushy eyebrows framing large eyes of horn and mother-of-pearl, signed Chokuichi/Naokazu.

explodingrocks:

Demonic Head Netsuke in Boxwood. Meiji period, late 19th century, Japan
Carved as a demonic head with a wide open mouth inlaid with bone fangs and bushy eyebrows framing large eyes of horn and mother-of-pearl, signed Chokuichi/Naokazu.

(Source: bonhams.com, via japaneseaesthetics)

eastiseverywhere:

I betcha didn’t know Rembrandt made copies of Mughal miniatures!

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Four Seated Orientals Beneath a Tree

Netherlands (1654-56)

Pen and brown ink with brown and grey wash, touched with white, on Japanese paper.  

British Museum, London

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Shah Jahan

Netherlands (1654-56)

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash on Japanese paper.  

Cleveland Museum of Art

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Shah Jahan, Standing with a Flower and a Sword

India (1654-56)

Pen and brown ink with brown wash on Japanese paper.  

The Frick Collection, New York 

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Emperor Timur Enthroned,

India (1654-56)

Pen and wash in Indian ink on Japanese paper.  

Musée du Louvre, Paris

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

A Mughal Nobleman on Horseback

India (1654-56)

Pen and brown ink with brown and grey wash, touched with red and yellow chalk and white heightening on Japanese paper.  

The British Museum, London

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Emperor Jahangir Receiving an Officer 

India (1654-56)

Pen, bistre, and wash on Japanese paper.  

The British Museum, London 

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Shah Jahan and Dara Shikoh

India (1654-1656)

Pen and brown ink and brown wash, heighted with white bodycolor on Japanese paper.  

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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