House of Rats

House of Rats

Fine, fine images.

speciesbarocus:

Justus Lipsius - De crvce (1606). [x]

claireolivergallery:

Acedia - Stained glass lightbox, 44 x 27 x 2 inches

Fleeing Foxes - Stained glass lightbox, 35 x 32 x 2 inches

Judith Schaechter’s solo exhibition, Dark Matter opens September 4th here at the gallery.  Open reception with the artist is from 6-8 pm. Come by to see amazing new stained glass works and the primer of the artist’s sculptural work.

lionofchaeronea:

A plague of locusts descends upon the Earth.  Miniature from the Beato de San Pedro de Cardeña, unknown artist, ca. 1180.  Now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
lionofchaeronea:

A plague of locusts descends upon the Earth.  Miniature from the Beato de San Pedro de Cardeña, unknown artist, ca. 1180.  Now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

lionofchaeronea:

A plague of locusts descends upon the Earth.  Miniature from the Beato de San Pedro de Cardeña, unknown artist, ca. 1180.  Now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

auspiciousplatypus:

Polowanie na krokodyle zanęcane świnkami (Jan Collaert, XVII w., RMA)
auspiciousplatypus:

Polowanie na krokodyle zanęcane świnkami (Jan Collaert, XVII w., RMA)

auspiciousplatypus:

Polowanie na krokodyle zanęcane świnkami (Jan Collaert, XVII w., RMA)

johanoosterman:

Playful lettering

The illuminator of a late Parisian book of hours had joy in drawing letters. You see it throughout the book but most prominent on the page which reads: Ave Maria gracia ple…., the first words of the Hail Mary. Look at the images and share the joy by examining these marvelous letters! ParisBNF Latin 1173

deathandmysticism:

Theodor de Bry, Grieving widows approach the Chief, ca. 1591
deathandmysticism:

Theodor de Bry, Grieving widows approach the Chief, ca. 1591

deathandmysticism:

Theodor de Bry, Grieving widows approach the Chief, ca. 1591

claireolivergallery:

Sneak preview from the artist studio of the new sculptural works Judith Schaechter will be debuting along side amazing new stained glass light boxes in her upcoming exhibition Dark Matter.  The exhibition opens September 4th here at the gallery so be sure to come down to see the works in person.

discardingimages:

conception of Merlin
Histoire de Merlin, France (Poitiers), 1450-1455.
BnF, Français 96, fol. 62v
discardingimages:

conception of Merlin
Histoire de Merlin, France (Poitiers), 1450-1455.
BnF, Français 96, fol. 62v

discardingimages:

conception of Merlin

Histoire de Merlin, France (Poitiers), 1450-1455.

BnF, Français 96, fol. 62v

twitchinghour:

St. Mary Magdalene, end of the 14th cent.(?), SS. Johns church, Toruń, Poland

devilduck:

darksilenceinsuburbia:
Set of Heads for phrenologists, 1931, England
(source)
devilduck:

darksilenceinsuburbia:
Set of Heads for phrenologists, 1931, England
(source)

devilduck:

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Set of Heads for phrenologists, 1931, England

(source)