October 19, 2014

art-of-swords:

Handmade Swords - Vardhllokur (Spirit Song)

  • Maker: Jake Powning
  • Medium: steel, oak, bitch, bronze, silver
  • Measurements: overall length 86.4 cm; weight 1.275 kg

Vardhllokur is a pattern-welded Viking sword with ancient bog-oak grip. The scabbard is yellow birch with Mammen style ornamentation while the hilt is bronze with silver and copper wire accents.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Jake Powning Swords

October 19, 2014

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'The comedies of William Shakespeare' with many drawings by Edwin A. Abbey. Published 1896 by Harper and Brothers, New York.
See the complete book here.

October 19, 2014
archivalia:

Sheet of characters from Merchant of Venice from the Toy Theatre Collection of Gigi and Glen Sandberg source - http://bookpatrol.net/in-the-stacks-of-the-folger-shakespeare-library/

archivalia:

Sheet of characters from Merchant of Venice from the Toy Theatre Collection of Gigi and Glen Sandberg source - http://bookpatrol.net/in-the-stacks-of-the-folger-shakespeare-library/

October 19, 2014
(via The week in pictures: 17 October 2014 - Telegraph)

(via The week in pictures: 17 October 2014 - Telegraph)

October 19, 2014
allthingseurope:

Limerick, Ireland (by Bill Power)

allthingseurope:

Limerick, Ireland (by Bill Power)

(via theashleyclements)

October 19, 2014
tednaifeh:

One more test. Think I got it working. This guy didn’t look right till I added horns.

tednaifeh:

One more test. Think I got it working. This guy didn’t look right till I added horns.

(via godcomplexes)

October 19, 2014
post-impressionisms:

Macbeth, John Martin. 1820.

post-impressionisms:

Macbeth, John Martin. 1820.

(via jaded-mandarin)

October 19, 2014

(Source: weheartit.com, via metalshell)

October 19, 2014
notadrag-notaqueen:

Ecstasy of Saint Teresa 

notadrag-notaqueen:

Ecstasy of Saint Teresa 

October 19, 2014
Bernini

Bernini

(Source: lesfressange89)

October 19, 2014
theraccolta:

Angel with the Crown of Thorns by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1667-1669

theraccolta:

Angel with the Crown of Thorns by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1667-1669

October 19, 2014

dailydesignlove:

Kate MacDowell | Daphne

This sculpture is based on Bernini’s Baroque masterpiece, Apollo and Daphne. In this case Daphne’s tree has been brutally cut down, leaving her gaping on the ground.

(Source: katemacdowell.com)

October 19, 2014

(Source: spindoctor)

October 19, 2014
carrvoice:

"Pluto and the Abduction of Proserpina"
Can we please talk about how Bernini was able to make something as cold and hard as stone seem as warm and soft as human flesh?

carrvoice:

"Pluto and the Abduction of Proserpina"

Can we please talk about how Bernini was able to make something as cold and hard as stone seem as warm and soft as human flesh?

October 19, 2014

arstekne:

Apolo and Daphne (1622-25) by Gianlorenzo Bernini

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