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Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist - Guido Reni. 1640. Oil on canvas. 248 x 172 cm. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL, USA.

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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

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.

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.