theancientworld:

A female acrobat next to a potter’s turntable. Detail from a Campanian red-figure hydria, ca. 340-330 BC.

(со страницы postdiluviantrain)

memoriesoftime97:

Painter Claude Monet in 1899
Originally black and white photo colorized in gimp by me.

memoriesoftime97:

Painter Claude Monet in 1899

Originally black and white photo colorized in gimp by me.

(со страницы casabet64)

retrogasm:

Happy 125th Charlie!

jahsonic:

Marie-Christine Roux by Nadar

According to Helmut Gernsheim, Parisian photographer Nadar's photograph[3] of actress Marie-Christine Roux unmistakably reappears in Ingres’s La Source[4]. Helmut Gernsheim says that Ingres had sent Roux to Nadar for preliminary studies for La source, the same year the painting was completed.

The production of generic photographic nude studies, intended for art students as well as the public at large, were euphemistically called académies. They were many times cheaper than working with a real model. Noël Paymal Lerebours supplied the first ‘académies' as early as summer 1840. —Creative Photography: Aesthetic Trends, 1839-1960 by Helmut Gernsheim

Her body seems to display signs of corsetting. See in comparison this photo[5]

blackdogbarri:

thirdorgan:

Erich Buchholz (Bromberg 1891 - 1972 Berlin) / THE ANALYTICAL EYE

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blackdogbarri:

surrealappeal :

Wilfredo Lam, Satanás, 1942.

roaringtwenties:

Marion Morehouse modelling an outfit in a theatrical mask, 1926. Photo by Edward Steichen.

(со страницы suicideblonde)

blastedheath :

Роберт Блэкберн (американский, 1920-2003), Без названия (модернистской Натюрморт) , c.1948. Гуашь крем ткали бумаги, 60,4 х 45,1 см.