Lady Godiva (1891), oil on canvas | image Jules Joseph Lefebvre
Colin Donahue photographed by Spencer Heyfron.
The Remorse of Orestes or Orestes Pursued by the Furies (1862), oil on canvas | artwork by William-Adolphe Bouguereau
I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS GIF SET FOR FOREVAR!
THIS FUCKING CRACKS ME UP EVERY TIME I SEE IT!!
That’s the “oh shit I’m screwed” look.
Roman Gold Snake Bracelet, 1st century AD
The motif of the serpent was very popular from the Hellenistic period to the beginning of the Roman Empire. The open bracelet, with one or many coils, was produced in different centers of the ancient world (Greece, southern Italy, Egypt, Syria, etc.) and was also often represented on other objects of art.
Viking raids in medieval manuscript
- Miniature coming from the manuscript “The life of Saint Aubin”, abbey of Angers. Showing the Vikings arriving in Guerande in Bretagne in 919
- Viking Dragon Ship in Illuminated Manuscript, Northumbria, 900′s CE
- The Invasion of the Danes from the Miracles of St Edmund, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.