Rachel Ruysch. linesandcolors: "Dutch painter Rachel Ruysch, whose life and career straddled the seventeenth and eighteeth centuries, was renowned for her striking still life paintings of flowers, which occasionally featured fruit and crystal glassware. "
'Birth of Venus,' detail of the winds by Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli (1444/45-1510). Uffizi Gallery, Florence. via petrus.agricola on flickr