self-portrait, by rembrandt van rijn. not much to say about this one, i just like the colours. this kind of .. murky (?) portrait painting used to get on my nerves but it really works here, with the eyes
a photo from this post. apparently the location of the mosaics isn’t random.. shall don investigation cap next time i’m in a big city
1. There are no guilty pleasures. There is only “guilt” and “pleasure” and you really never should conflict the two.
2. Before you commit to saying you hate something that brings joy to people (and doesn’t hurt others), think long and hard about your reasons for doing so. If in doubt,…
portion of panoramic view of the palace & gardens of versailles, by john vanderlyn. i’ve only just come across this artist & although a lot of his work seems to take the whole simple-pastel-thing too far, i think this extract gets just the right level of toy-town surrealism