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‘The Social ladder’ drawings by Charles Dana Gibson. Published 1902 by R. Russel, New York and John Lane, London. Illustrators, Girls Illustration, Graphic Artist, Figure Painting, Illustration, Drawings, Art, Art History, Vintage Illustration

Good Fish | Old Book Illustrations

Women in 1900s bathing suits are enjoying the water, as a rising wave is coming along.

In celebration of the persian new year, also known as nowruz, the library of congress has digitized and made available online for the first time the rare Open Source Images, Medieval, Persia, Illustration, Painting, Art, Lithograph, Book Binding, Eastern Art

1,000 Years of Literary Tradition in Rare Persian-Language Manuscripts Now Online at Library of Congress

In celebration of the Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, the Library of Congress has digitized and made available online for the first time the Rare Persian-Language Manuscript Collection, which sheds light on scientific, religious, philosophical and literary topics that are highly valued in the Persian speaking lands.This collection, including 150 manuscripts with some dating back to the 13th century, also reflects the diversity of religious and confessional traditions within the…

Created in 1918 by Bernard Sleigh, "An Ancient Mappe of Fairyland" comprises in a same imaginary world the geography of dozens places described in Fairy Tale Mythology, Literature and even Greek Mythology.

An anciente mappe of Fairyland : newly discovered and set forth : [imaginary locality]

Map of Fairyland / LOC

Read all of the original Presskits created for the Apollo 11 Mission in one place.

Apollo Presskit Directory

Read all of the original Presskits created for the Apollo 11 Mission in one place.

William Merritt Chase [American Impressionist Painter, Portrait of Miss Dora Wheeler, 1883 oil on canvas Cleveland Museum of Art (United States) American Art, Art Prints, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Artist, American Impressionism, Painting Prints, Stretched Canvas Prints, Art History, American Artists

Portrait of Dora Wheeler

Dora Wheeler became Chase's first student when he returned from overseas study in Munich and set up a teaching studio in New York. At the time, few American artists accepted women as private pupils.

artist-caillebotte: “Paris, a Rainy Day, Gustave Caillebotte Medium: oil,canvas” French Paintings, Fine Art, Public Sculpture, Art Reproductions, Culture Art, Everyday Art, Art Institute Of Chicago, Art History, Paris Street Rainy Day

Public domain | The Art Institute of Chicago

Discover art by Van Gogh, Picasso, Warhol & more in the Art Institute's collection spanning 5,000 years of creativity.

Amazing Japanese fireworks from the are frozen in time thanks to Jinta Hirayama. Each fireworks illustration shows the colors and patterns of the bright celebratory lights.

平山煙火カタログ

chemtrailer: “ chemtrailer: “ artist-magritte: “ Time transfixed via Rene Magritte Size: cm Medium: oil, canvas” dumb ass accidentally painted a train instead of a fire ” rene magritte has talent but this is a rookie mistake ” Art Institutes, Rene, Surrealist, Rene Magritte, Art Gallery Wall, Surrealism, Giclee Art Print, Art Institute Of Chicago, Acrylic Wall Art

Image Licensing | The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to offer free, unrestricted use of over 50,000 images of works in the collection believed to be in the public domain or to which the museum otherwise waives any copyright it might have.

Hamonshu: How to draw Japanese waves

Hamonshū : Mori, Yūzan, -1917 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Title from daisen on cover

Personal effects of a "mad genius" by Craig Conley Illustrators, Botanical Art, Illustration, Drawings, Postcard Art, Anthropomorphic, Art, Best Movie Posters, Interesting Art

Grandville, Visions, and Dreams

With its dreamlike inversions and kaleidoscopic cast of anthropomorphic objects, animals, and plants, the world of French artist J. J. Grandville is at once both delightful and disquieting. Patricia Mainardi explores the unique work of this 19th-century illustrator now recognised as a major precursor and inspiration to the Surrealist movement.

Arguably the very first images to depict space travel on a scientific basis, these wonderful illustrations are the work of the French illustrator Émile-Antoine Bayard.

Émile-Antoine Bayard's Illustrations for Around the Moon by Jules Verne (1870)

Arguably the very first images to depict space travel on a scientific basis, these wonderful illustrations are the work of the French illustrator Émile-Antoine Bayard.

Émile-Antoine Bayard’s Illustrations for Around the Moon by Jules Verne Pulp Adventure, Open Source Images, Jules Verne, Illustration, Bayard, Book Posters, Epic Drawings, Space Travel, Vintage Illustration

Émile-Antoine Bayard's Illustrations for Around the Moon by Jules Verne (1870)

Arguably the very first images to depict space travel on a scientific basis, these wonderful illustrations are the work of the French illustrator Émile-Antoine Bayard.

Chladni Patterns, Cymatics, Mandalas, etc.

Chladni Figures (1787)

Wonderful diagrams of nodal lines formed by vibrating plates, found in a late 18th-century work by German physicist and musician Ernst Chladni.

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Kusakabe Kimbei's Photographs of Late 19th-Century Japan

Photographs depicting everyday scenes in 19th-century Japan by Kusakabe Kimbei.

Front piece of a young gigantic water lily (Victoria Regia) by William Sharp Free Illustrations, Chromolithograph, Water Lilies Painting, Lily Images, Illustration, Painting Prints, Lily Painting, Illustration Wall Art, Wrapped Canvas Art

William Sharp's Chromolithographs of The Great Water Lily (1854)

Six magnificent images of Victoria amazonica, believed to be the very first colour-printed lithographs produced in America.

Art Nouveau poster for Absinthe by Henri Privat-Livemont, not by Alphonse Mucha. Art Nouveau Poster, Art Prints, Framed Art, Mucha Art, Fine Art, Vintage Art, Poster Art, Art, Advertising Poster

Art of the Poster 1880-1918

In the late nineteenth century, lithographers began to use mass-produced zinc plates rather than stones in their printing process. This innovation allowed them to prepare multiple plates, each with a different color ink, and to print these with close registration on the same sheet of paper. Posters in a range of colors and variety of sizes could now be produced quickly, at modest cost. Skilled illustrators and graphic designers – such as Alphonse Mucha, Jules Chéret, Eugène Grasset, and…