davidajohnsonart:

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."
— Charles Dickens

davidajohnsonart:

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

— Charles Dickens

zombienormal:

Head of a Girl, Franz Dvorak (1862-1927).
Via.

zombienormal:

Head of a Girl, Franz Dvorak (1862-1927).

Via.

worldpaintings:

Cayetano De Arquer Buigas
and his favourite part of a woman’s body.

Cayetano de Arquer Buigas is a self-trained Spanish artist whose work has been seen in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Europe since 1968. He doesn’t want to belong to any special artistic movement, he likes to paint as he lives.

The artist has a wide range of themes, but his favorite topic has always been the female figure, particularly woman’s neck and back. He usually chooses his relatives and friends as models. 

davidajohnsonart:

“The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”
— Dante Alighieri

davidajohnsonart:

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”

— Dante Alighieri

worldpaintings:

Herbert James Draper

The Gates of Dawn (with detail), 1900, oil on canvas, 198 x 101 cm, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Herbert James Draper was an English Classicist painter. In his most productive period he focused mainly on mythological themes from ancient Greece. 

In this painting though Draper painted Aurora, the Roman Goddess of the Dawn. In Roman mythology Aurora renews herself every morning and flies across the sky, announcing the arrival of the sun. 
Florrie Bird was the model for this masterpiece. She was a popular model in London at the turn of the 19th century and used to model for other Draper’s paintings as well.