magictransistor:

William Blake. Illustrations for Milton’s Lost in Paradise. Books IV-XII: Satan with Adam and Eve, Raphael with Adam and Eve, Adam and Eve Sleeping, The Fall of the Rebel Angels, The Creation of Eve, The Temptation of Eve, The Prophecy of the Crucifixion, The Expulsion From Paradise (top to bottom). 1808.



poisonwasthecure:

Death and the Bishop by Janez Vajkard Valvasor after Hans Holbein ca.1680

poisonwasthecure:

Death and the Bishop by Janez Vajkard Valvasor after Hans Holbein ca.1680



16chakras:

Wojtek Siudmak b 1942,Polish born French Artist

16chakras:

Wojtek Siudmak b 1942,Polish born French Artist





oursoulsaredamned:

"A three headed monster in an alchemical flask, representing the composition of the alchemical philosopher’s stone: Salt, Sulphur, and Mercury." Watercolor painting from Salomon Trismosin’s ‘Splendor solis’.

oursoulsaredamned:

"A three headed monster in an alchemical flask, representing the composition of the alchemical philosopher’s stone: Salt, Sulphur, and Mercury." Watercolor painting from Salomon Trismosin’s ‘Splendor solis’.


enchantedsleeper:

Time, Death and Judgement, George Frederic Watts

enchantedsleeper:

Time, Death and Judgement, George Frederic Watts





oursoulsaredamned:

British Library, Add MS 47682, detail of f. 11v. Bible (the ‘Holkham Bible Picture Book’) c. 1327-1335

oursoulsaredamned:

British Library, Add MS 47682, detail of f. 11v. Bible (the ‘Holkham Bible Picture Book’) c. 1327-1335






The Court of Faerie by Thomas Maybank

The Court of Faerie by Thomas Maybank



mythology-creatures:

Lamassu: protective deities in the art and mythology of the ancient Middle East. Hybrid creatures, they combine the body of a bull or lion, symbolising strength, the wings of an eagle, symbolising freedom and speed, and the head of a human, symbolising high intelligence. Lamassu are found as colossal statues in the ruins of Babylonian and Assyrian cities where they were gateway guardians to the entrances of royal palaces. 

mythology-creatures:

Lamassu: protective deities in the art and mythology of the ancient Middle East. Hybrid creatures, they combine the body of a bull or lion, symbolising strength, the wings of an eagle, symbolising freedom and speed, and the head of a human, symbolising high intelligence. Lamassu are found as colossal statues in the ruins of Babylonian and Assyrian cities where they were gateway guardians to the entrances of royal palaces. 



seidean-sidhe:

“Lada is the Slavic Goddess of spring, love, and beauty. She was worshipped throughout Russia, Poland, and other areas of Eastern Europe. She is usually depicted as a young woman with long blonde hair. She carries wild roses, and is also known as the ‘Lady of the Flowers’. As Goddess of spring, Lada is associated with love and fertility in both humans and animals. She is said to return from the underworld every year at the Vernal Equinox, bringing the spring with Her.” 

seidean-sidhe:

“Lada is the Slavic Goddess of spring, love, and beauty. She was worshipped throughout Russia, Poland, and other areas of Eastern Europe. She is usually depicted as a young woman with long blonde hair. She carries wild roses, and is also known as the ‘Lady of the Flowers’. As Goddess of spring, Lada is associated with love and fertility in both humans and animals. She is said to return from the underworld every year at the Vernal Equinox, bringing the spring with Her.” 




Masaaki Sasamoto, 最後の神, 2012

Masaaki Sasamoto, 最後の神, 2012





deathandmysticism:

Schelte Adamsz Bolswert, Christ standing on top of Death and a dragon, 17th century

deathandmysticism:

Schelte Adamsz Bolswert, Christ standing on top of Death and a dragon, 17th century