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Petro cholodny the Younger

"Angel's Garden" Art Print Greeting Card Signed by Marina Petro

Virgin and Child with Four Angels

Anna Hepler

Workshop of El Greco (Spanish, ca. 1610). Saint Andrew, ca. 1610. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960 (61.101.8) | This work is featured in “El Greco in New York," on view through February 1, 2015. #mustache #movember

1487. The Beggar Who Professed His Love for a Prince. Timurid Period. Herat, Afghanistan. From the Language of the Birds (Mantiq al-tair) by Farid al-Din Attar.

Halberstadt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Dom, Marian painting

Francisco de Zurbarán (Spanish, 1598–1664). The Battle between Christians and Moors at El Sotillo, ca. 1637–39. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Kretschmar Fund, 1920 (20.104) | n 1370 the Spanish forces were saved from a night ambush when a miraculous light revealed the hidden Moorish troops. #horses

Chand Bibi Hawking with Attendants in a Landscape, ca. 1700. India, Deccan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 1999 (1999.403) | Here Chand Bibi rides a white horse, whose lower half has been colored red with henna to symbolize its wading through blood (or bravery in battle). #horses

Madonna and Child with Saints, c.1520, Giralamo dai Libri; the dead tree and laurel tree signify death and resurrection, and the peacock is a symbol of immortality; the saints are depicted with their symbolic attributes. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Fun Floral Fabric and Raven on her Head!! by beth billups

Halberstadt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Dom, Marian painting

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)."Laila and Majnun in School", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913 (13.228.7.7) | One of the best-known stories of Nizami’s Khamsa is that of Laila and Majnun, a tale akin to that of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. This folio illustrates their meeting at the school where they fall in love at first sight.

"Krishna and Balarma Fighting the Enemy", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna)), ca. 1590–95. Islamic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1928 (28.63.3) | This combat scene is a melee of clashing swords, flying banners, and strewn bodies. The dynamic action of the battle scene is typical of the Akbar period, while the style of the rocks still shows dependence on Persian painting. #swords

Portrait of a thin-faced, bearded man, A.D. 160–180. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.181.1)

portrait of sultan ahmed I 17s

Adoration of the Shepherds Francesco di Marco Marmitta da Parma (Emilian, 1457–1505)

Greta Garbo | Illustrator: Fabio Paiva Corazza

Adoration of the Magi, second half 15th century. British. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1925. (25.120.485) #Cloisters

Lamed Vav, intaglio print

Charles Biederman: New York, Number 18 (1980.419) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art.