Category: the beautiful

Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer : Woman Holding a Balance    |    c.1664    |    painted surface: 39.7 x 35.5 cm (15 5/8 x 14 in.)    |    National Gallery of Art, Washington

Mycenae

 

A horse and chariot with two charioteers – detail from a 14th-century BCE ceramic vessel excavated in 1952 at Mycenae. Drawing by Piet De Jong (MCNE-2-3-05). ©British School at Athens

 

Peter Paul Rubens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Paul Rubens
Die glückliche Regierung (Skizze zum Medici-Zyklus)    |    1625
Eichenholz    |    64,7 x 50,8 cm
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen – Alte Pinakothek München