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Gabriel Metsu. 1629-1667. Amsterdam. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

n.c. wyeth, via Flickr.

Adriaen Jansz van Ostade - The School Master | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Abbott Handerson Thayer 'Virgin Enthroned' 1891 by Plum leaves, via Flickr

Rembrandt van Rijn - A Woman bathing in a Stream, 1654 at The National Gallery London England by mbell1975, via Flickr

Goya, Francisco (1746-1828) - 1820 Goya Attended by Doctor Arrieta (Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA)

Dada's Comin', 1892 ~ by Jules Bastien-Lepage (French 1848-1984)

Bedtime Story

i'm surprised by how much i like this. apparently guido reni was terrified of women--which explains why his female anatomy is so off!--so i wonder what the circumstances behind this are.

Allegory of the Catholic Faith, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632–1675 Delft)

A Maid Asleep, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632–1675 Delft)

my absolute favorite painter

Giovanni Carraca Ritratto di Caterina Micaela d'Austria. 1585-1590

i love dutch cityscapes

rembrandt, duh