Edward Burne-Jones: Witche’s Tree (1882-1898)
Nimue beguiling Merlin with enchantment, from an album of 42 drawings, entitled ‘The Flower Book’; a bearded man, wearing a black cloak, sleeping in a tree, a cloaked female, wearing a crown, looking over him, within border, circular
Persephone was gathering flowers one day on a plain in Sicily. Hades suddenly appeared, thundering across the plain in his four-horse chariot. The god swooped down upon Persephone, scooped her up with one arm, and literally and figuratively deflowered her - leaving the plain scattered with blossoms of every color.
Hylas and the Nymphs (detail). 1896. John William Waterhouse
Detail : Torso of Laocoon. late 18th.century. Jacques Reattu. French 1760-1833. black stone on paper.
Detail : Study of Laocoon. late 18th.century. Jacques Reattu. French 1760-1833. black stone on paper.
Coats of some British and Icelandic sheep breeds:
Greyface Dartmoor; Cheviot; Icelandic; Beulah; Cotswold; Welsh Mountain; Suffolk; Southdown; and British Milksheep.
Bergen from Vidden (Norway) by Espen Haagensen
A Grecian Lovely by John William Godward, 1909 (detail)
A faint smile that made every tiny hair on her body rise in quivering attention. “How fast can you run?” A wolf’s question.”
Wow Thorin, that’s rude