dappledwithshadow:

Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877)

dappledwithshadow:

Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)

un-monde-de-papier:

Château de Fontainebleau (Seine-et-Marne): la Galerie des assiettes.

Photos: cc http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ignis http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en


María Dolores de Aldama y Alfonso, marquesa de Montelo (detail), Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz.

María Dolores de Aldama y Alfonso, marquesa de Montelo (detail), Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz.

"There is a sadness at the back of life which some people do not attempt to mitigate. Entirely aware of their own standing in the shadow, and yet alive to every tremor and gleam of existence, there they endure."

1904 Herbert James Draper (English Classicist; 1863-1920) ~ Sea Melodies [detail]

1904 Herbert James Draper (English Classicist; 1863-1920) ~ Sea Melodies [detail]

labellefilleart:

Portrait of Princess Polina Shcherbatova, Valentin Serov

labellefilleart:

Portrait of Princess Polina Shcherbatova, Valentin Serov