Bookplate for Hans Hickl by Franz von Bayros.

Bookplate for Hans Hickl by Franz von Bayros.

c0ssette:

Alexandre Cabanel “Fallen Angel” detail.

abystle:

The Lost Cherub, Rose O’neill, ca. 1930’s

abystle:

The Lost Cherub, Rose O’neill, ca. 1930’s

“Tell me,
in the depths of whose eyes
will your dying breaths find peace?”
— From the poem, 'Epitaph' by Afghani poet Shakila Azizzada. Translated from Dari by Zuzanna Olszewska and Mimi Khalvati. (via indigenousdialogues)

Cave birds: An alchemical cave drama (1978), illustrated by Leonard Baskin.

glitterarygetsit:

Sevan Biçakçi, for all your tiny city in a magic ring needs. Also: frozen birds, enchanted pomegranates and creatures of the deep.

kagami:

'Gevatter Tod / Godfather Death' by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig.
Source

kagami:

'Gevatter Tod / Godfather Death' by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig.

Source

The Kiss of the Sphinx (After 1895) by Franz von Stuck (1863-1928). Black stone and white highlights on light-brown paper. (via Musée d’Orsay: The Angel of the Odd. Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst)

The Kiss of the Sphinx (After 1895) by Franz von Stuck (1863-1928). Black stone and white highlights on light-brown paper. (via Musée d’Orsay: The Angel of the Odd. Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst)

“How should we like it were stars to burn
With a passion for us we could not return?
If equal affection cannot be,
Let the more loving one be me.”
The More Loving One, W.H. Auden (via chels)
art-and-fury:

Artist and Chimera (1906) - Jacek Malczewski

art-and-fury:

Artist and Chimera (1906) - Jacek Malczewski