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Eugene Delacroix, Women of Algiers in their Apartment Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting

WomenofAlgiers - ウジェーヌ・ドラクロワ - Wikipedia

WomenofAlgiers - ウジェーヌ・ドラクロワ - Wikipedia

As Vigée Le Brun recalled Countess Skavronskaya (1761–1829): “She was utterly idle all day, she had no education, and her conversation was quite empty. But in spite of all that, thanks to her lovely face and her angelic sweetness, she had an incomparable charm

Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun ~ 1790 portrait of Countess Skavronskaia

Pliny (in his Natural History, 77AD) gives us the first accounts of monstrous races in his attempt to describe the various unknown peoples of foreign lands. Some of the races he describes are hairy choromandae, which make a terrifying gnashing noise, half-beasts and half men created by the gods to terrify men for their amusement, and perhaps most horrifyingly a race of creatures who feed exclusively on the milk of dog-headed men (cynocephalae). In medieval history we find men with chests in…

Monstrorum Historia (A History of Monsters), 1642 Ulisse Aldrovandi was an Italian naturalist and physician who helped lead the Renaissance movement that placed a renewed emphasis on the study of nature. One of the many books he wrote was Monstrorum His

Eugene Delacroix The Women of Algiers 1834

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The Angel of the drink of Darkness, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - illustration by Edmund Dulac.

Edmund Dulac - Illustration for The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám So when at last the Angel of the drink Of Darkness finds you by the river-brink, And, proffering his Cup, invites your Soul Forth to your Lips to quaff it - do not shrink.

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