The untold want, by life and land ne’er granted, Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find. ------- walt whitman

renaissance-art:

Albrecht Durer c. 1511
Adoration of the Trinity (detail)

renaissance-art:

Albrecht Durer c. 1511

Adoration of the Trinity (detail)

paintingsandportraits:

Death of Cato at Utica. Guillaume Lethière, 1795, oil on canvas.
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Death of Cato at Utica. Guillaume Lethière, 1795, oil on canvas.

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Portrait of Sylvie de la Rue. François van der Donckt, c. 1810, oil on canvas.
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Portrait of Sylvie de la Rue. François van der Donckt, c. 1810, oil on canvas.

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Wordsworth on Helvellyn. Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1842, oil on canvas. 
Wordsworth addressed Haydon in a sonnet in 1815:"High is our calling, Friend! Creative Art." 
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Wordsworth on Helvellyn. Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1842, oil on canvas. 

Wordsworth addressed Haydon in a sonnet in 1815:
"High is our calling, Friend! Creative Art." 

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Family Portrait. Johann Georg Edlinger, 1800, oil on oak. 
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Family Portrait. Johann Georg Edlinger, 1800, oil on oak. 

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Alceste mourante. Jean-François-Pierre Peyron, 1785, oil on canvas.
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Alceste mourante. Jean-François-Pierre Peyron, 1785, oil on canvas.

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Portrait of a Man. François-André Vincent, 1774, oil on canvas.
(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

Portrait of a Man. François-André Vincent, 1774, oil on canvas.

(source: wga.hu)

paintingsandportraits:

MATHER BROWN (1761-1831): American painter, active in England, studied under Benjamin West. 

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Captain George Miller Bligh, 1812, oil on canvas.

Captain George Miller Bligh (1780-1834) was an officer in the Royal Navy and served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. (source)

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William Vans Murray, 1787, oil on canvas.

Murray was an American lawyer, politician, and statesman. (source)

“My tears are like the quiet drift of petals from some magic rose; and all my grief flows from the rift of unremembered skies and snows. I think that if I touched the earth, it would crumble; it is so sad and beautiful, so tremulously like a dream.”

—   Dylan Thomas (via journalofanobody)

(Source: tinglybits, via journalofanobody)

renaissance-art:

Basilica of San Lorenzo

Florence

(via renaissance-art)

DUST // rupert brooke
PINE-TREES AND THE SKY: EVENING. rupert brooke.