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Pieter Bruegel The Elder, Peasant Dance (c. 1569)

Pieter Bruegel The Elder, Peasant Dance (c. 1569)

Nicolas Poussin Landscape with a man killed by a snake (1648) 

Nicolas Poussin Landscape with a man killed by a snake (1648) 

Peter Doig, Black Curtain (Towards Monkey Island) 

Peter Doig, Black Curtain (Towards Monkey Island) 

Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Ascanius Shooting Stag of Sylvia (1682) 
"The world of innocence seems always to tremble on the edge of an experience which will destroy it. So Ascanius’ arrow will kill the stag and bring about destructive war: the age of iron will follow the age of gold."
- Denis E. Cosgrove Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape. 

Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Ascanius Shooting Stag of Sylvia (1682) 

"The world of innocence seems always to tremble on the edge of an experience which will destroy it. So Ascanius’ arrow will kill the stag and bring about destructive war: the age of iron will follow the age of gold."

- Denis E. Cosgrove Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape. 

artandopinion:

The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy
John William Waterhouse

artandopinion:

The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy

John William Waterhouse