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woodcutting, engraving, lithographs, paintings, sculpture

from kitsch to mythology to religious art from the belle epoque to the avant-garde.

bofransson:

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867 - 1947) 
Model in Armchair ca 1903
templeofapelles:

Sascha Schneider,1905
powerpoint2013:

large reclining nude by henri matisse
hemelbeestje:

this swan is absolutely disgusting and terrifying AS IT SHOULD BE in the Leda & the Swan mythology, but on the ground there’s like babies hatching out of eggs and it’s so terrifying??? — leda & the swan mythology paintings are one of the most disgusting things on earth; they always try to make it romantic??? like Rubens?? you need to back up there and re-read that mythology dude
maertyrer:

Hans BaldungMartyrdom of St. Sebastian with Two Crossbow Men
woodcut, first half of the 16th century
nevver:

The Land of Miracles, René Magritte
nevver:

The Land of Miracles, René Magritte
nevver:

I’ve had dreams like that
c0ssette:

Edward John Poynter,Psyche in the Temple of Love,1882,detail.