just one quote for today William Shakespeare (whoever was hiding behind this name) #shakespeare #quote #quotes

just one quote for today William Shakespeare (whoever was hiding behind this name) Life is but a walking shadow

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) - Venus of Urbino, before 1538 (detail of 291644)

Titian - Venus of Urbino, before Titian was a leading artist of the Italian Renaissance. Born Tiziano Vecellio in what is now Pieve di Cadore, Italy.

Salomé, Paul Antoine de La Boulaye. (1849 – 1926), detail Exciting. It captures the allure and thrill of catching a glimpse of her doing the Dance of the Seven Veils, through the prism of the culture/view of women during his own time...

"Salomé" painted by Paul Antoine de La Boulaye. Is a French painter. Student of Bonnat, he specialized in genre paintings, the portraits and history painting and religious.

Detail

huariqueje: “Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni (detail) - Domenico Ghirlandaio 1488 ”

Charles Baudelaire

Be thou from Hell upsprung or Heaven descended, Beauty! thy look demonic and divine Pour good and evil things confusedly blended, And therefore art thou likened into wine. Charles Baudelaire // Translation by W. Robertson // my favourite translation

Jacques Prevert, Paris, 1955 -  by Robert Doisneau    cafe, man & his dog.....

jeanmauricedamour: Jacques Prevert au gueridon, 1955 © Atelier Robert Doisneau courtesy of GAMMA-RAPHO Agency

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