detailsofpaintings:

Martin Van Meytens, Empress Maria-Theresia (detail)
1741-1760

detailsofpaintings:

Martin Van Meytens, Empress Maria-Theresia (detail)

1741-1760




detailsofpaintings:

Jan Van Huysum, Still Life with Flowers and Fruit (details)

1700-1749



minutemanworld:

Combination sundial/pocket compass dating to 1700-1750. German. Silver. This is a beautiful example of craftsmanship. 

minutemanworld:

Combination sundial/pocket compass dating to 1700-1750. German. Silver. This is a beautiful example of craftsmanship. 



the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of the Hon Mrs Boyle" (detail) by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797).

the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of the Hon Mrs Boyle" (detail) by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797).



the-garden-of-delights:

"The Allegory of Time" (detail) by Joseph-Marie Vien (1716-1809).

the-garden-of-delights:

"The Allegory of Time" (detail) by Joseph-Marie Vien (1716-1809).



design-is-fine:

Nicolaas Struyck, Four Beetles and a Flying Stink Bug, 1715, Pen, ink, watercolor, gouache, gold paint and brown iron-gall ink. Getty Open Content

design-is-fine:

Nicolaas Struyck, Four Beetles and a Flying Stink Bug, 1715, Pen, ink, watercolor, gouache, gold paint and brown iron-gall ink. Getty Open Content



lacalaveracatrina:

Benjamin Wilkes. A Painting of Butterflies. Early to Mid-18th century.

lacalaveracatrina:

Benjamin Wilkes. A Painting of Butterflies. Early to Mid-18th century.



heaveninawildflower:

Iris germanica Linn. Plate from ‘Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen Nach der Natur’ by Jacob Sturm (1798).
Harvard Botany Libraries
archive.org

heaveninawildflower:

Iris germanica Linn. Plate from ‘Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen Nach der Natur’ by Jacob Sturm (1798).

Harvard Botany Libraries

archive.org



jeannepompadour:

Self-portrait by Sophie de Condorcet (née de Grouchy), 18th century

jeannepompadour:

Self-portrait by Sophie de Condorcet (née de Grouchy), 18th century



history-of-fashion:

1768 Francis Cotes - Portrait of a Lady

history-of-fashion:

1768 Francis Cotes - Portrait of a Lady



orangexocoatl:

Madame de Pompadour by Francis Boucher, 1759 Read a little more about it on my blog

orangexocoatl:

Madame de Pompadour by Francis Boucher, 1759
Read a little more about it on my blog



theladyintweed:

Emma, Lady Hamilton by George Romney spam

Lady Hamilton as Nature

theladyintweed:

Emma, Lady Hamilton by George Romney spam

Lady Hamilton as Nature




thegentlemanscloset:

Matching button set circa 1780. French. Silver



quarkmaster:

Aurai by MarkMolchan

quarkmaster:

Aurai by MarkMolchan



scifi-fantasy-horror:

Giant tree in the cloud by FLOWERZZXU

scifi-fantasy-horror:

Giant tree in the cloud by FLOWERZZXU



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