His Marmoreal Calm

"The formal perfection and clarity of her prose recall the work of one of her heroes, Edward Gibbon. Yet she contemplated and described in rapid, vivid detail scenes of past and present horror that would have robbed even the unflappable historian of the Roman Empire of
his marmoreal calm."
Anthony Grafton, introduction to The Thirty Years War by C. V. Wedgwood
hismarmorealcalm:

Antique Sculpture Galleries in the British Museum  Albumen Silver Print from W.A. Mansell & Co.  circa 1870

hismarmorealcalm:

Antique Sculpture Galleries in the British Museum  Albumen Silver Print from W.A. Mansell & Co.  circa 1870

(via 0therness)

hismarmorealcalm:

Caire  Intérieur de l’Église cophte du Sainte Barbara  Maison Bonfils de Beyrouth au Liban photographe 1867 et 1899

hismarmorealcalm:

Caire  Intérieur de l’Église cophte du Sainte Barbara  Maison Bonfils de Beyrouth au Liban photographe 1867 et 1899

moma:

Futurist Umberto Boccioni, who sought to infuse art with dynamism and energy, was born today in 1882.

[Umberto Boccioni. Unique Forms of Continuity in Space. 1913 (cast 1931)]

moma:

Futurist Umberto Boccioni, who sought to infuse art with dynamism and energy, was born today in 1882.

[Umberto Boccioni. Unique Forms of Continuity in Space. 1913 (cast 1931)]


Gipsoteca Vallardi
Originally from the collection of Carlo Campi, then later sold to Brothers Ferrandi and then to the National Union for Popular Education…and then to Antonio Vallardi.
(Catalogue of Casts, Gipsoteca Vallardi già Museo Ciampi.
Editor A. Vallardi, Milan, 1920 c.)
Via: felicecalchi.blogspot

Gipsoteca Vallardi

Originally from the collection of Carlo Campi, then later sold to Brothers Ferrandi and then to the National Union for Popular Education…and then to Antonio Vallardi.

(Catalogue of Casts, Gipsoteca Vallardi già Museo Ciampi.

Editor A. Vallardi, Milan, 1920 c.)

Via: felicecalchi.blogspot

(Source: splattergut, via maitorvo)

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  L’Oiseau dans l’Espace 1923

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  L’Oiseau dans l’Espace 1923

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  M.lle Pogany II and l’Oiseau d’Or 1920

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  M.lle Pogany II and l’Oiseau d’Or 1920

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923 

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923 

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923  

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923  

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923  

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier 1923  

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  1923 

Constantin Brâncuşi dans son Atelier  1923