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Reni, Guido - Salome with the Head of John the Baptist - 1630-1635.jpg

Giovanni di Paolo - Salome Asking Herod for the Head of Saint John the Baptist - Google Art Project.jpg

Leonaert Bramer - Salome Presented with the Head of St John the Baptist - WGA03087.jpg

Andrea Solario - Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist - WGA21610.jpg

Sandro Botticelli - Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist - WGA02736.jpg

Mattia Preti - Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist - WGA18392.jpg

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist - WGA04179.jpg

Giovanni The Head of John the Baptist brought to Herod.jpg

Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641). Self-Portrait, from The Iconography, ca. 1630. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950 (50.583.4) #mustache #movember

Don Pedro de Barberana y Aparregui, by Diego Velázquez

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, 1606–1669). Man in Oriental Costume, 1632. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920 (20.155.2) #mustache #movember

her hat is so fly. Actually, I'm incredibly jealous of anyone with long hair, even if it does just look like a wig as in this painting. And I want to kick that angel in the face.

Luigia Cattaneo-Gentile

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.

Jean-Baptiste Santerre (1650 - 1717) - Portrait of two actresses, 1699

Nicolaes Woutersz van der Meer by Frans Hals Date: 1631

You know, just taxing people and wearing puffy sleeves

Hm, the aristocracy as shepherdess seems to be a pretty common motif.