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The Renaissance

from BuzzFeed

26 Times History Was Perfectly Summed Up By Tumblr

When they came to a conclusion that Michelangelo was completely done with everything and everyone.

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from V and A Collections

Owl

Owl, John Henry Dearle, Morris and Co. Photograph real leaves, flowers, feathers against contrasting background. Lighting effect v important to create depth

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In the black furror of a field I saw an old witch-hare this night; And she cocked a lissome ear, And she eyed the moon so bright, And she nibbled of the green; And I whispered "Whsst! witch-hare," Away like a ghostie o’er the field She fled, and left the moonlight there.

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“La Primavera”, 1477-78, Sandro Botticelli. Close-up of the Three Graces.

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from the Guardian

Renaissance art: a matter of perspective

The Ambassadors, painting by Hans Holbein the Younger - his work is spectacular and holds up in the originals - wow!!

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Leonardo da Vinci at the National Gallery

Leonardo da Vinci, study of hands

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from Vogue

The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Reopens

St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, England

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from SellfishCat

Decoding a da Vinci masterpiece: Behind the secret symbols of The Lady With An Ermine

Decoding a da Vinci masterpiece: Behind the secret symbols of The Lady With An Ermine.

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from Mail Online

Scans that prove Leonardo da Vinci was right all along: New show reveals 'startling accuracy' of anatomical sketches which lay undiscovered for hundreds of years

Long praised as one of the finest artists of the Renaissance era and a visionary inventor, da Vinci's work as an anatomist was also well ahead of its time

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