The Apotheosis of Beauty

I look for Beauty in everything. In books, pictures, places, people, video games, films... everything. And I find it. C'est pour cela que je suis née.


Abbey among Oak Trees- Caspar David Friedrich, 1809 or 1810
kingsanda:

Monastery Graveyard in the Snow by Caspar David Friedrich

kingsanda:

Monastery Graveyard in the Snow by Caspar David Friedrich

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kingsanda:

Kügelgens Grab by Caspar David Friedrich

kingsanda:

Kügelgens Grab by Caspar David Friedrich

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myampgoesto11:

Beautifully designed traditional Japanese Kanzashi hair ornaments by Sakae

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damienkempf:

We know of only a few examples of heart-shaped Books of Hours, all dating from the 15th or the 16th century. Here is the list of the four presented here:

Biblioteca Oliveriana, 1144, 16th c.

KB, Thott 1510, 1550s.

BnF, latin 10536, 15th c.

BnF, Rothschild 297, 15th c.

Rare but attractive - and difficult to produce - type medieval manuscript.

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Book of Hours, circa 1410

Book of Hours, circa 1410

The Eskimo Nebula from Hubble and Chandra
Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/IAA-CSIC/N. Ruiz et al.;  Optical: NASA/STScI