Japanese Filology student from Poland, trying to catch up with world in which everyone is Renaissance man.

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Joan of Arc by Albert Lynch (1851-1912)
engraving from Figaro Illustre magazine, 1903
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fletchingarrows:

thestanfordgallery:

Walter Crane
St. George, illustration to The Faerie Queene: Book I by Edmund Spenser
c.1895

the serpent vanquished!
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solar-aestheticss:

Erhard Amadeus Dier 
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Natalia Smirnova
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fletchingarrows:

snowce:

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, The Sun Is Passing The Sign Of Virgo, 1906-1907

i’m a leo/virgo cusp
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rosebiar:

Found on hanga.com Holly Hunt • 21 hours ago Pines at Bournemouth by Yoshijiro Urushibara, 1924 (via Pinterest)
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fletchingarrows:

cat-skill:

'Gevatter Tod / Godfather Death' by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig

this is probably my top favorite grimm brothers fairy tale. so much memento mori.
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elyssediamond:

Vojtěch Preissig, 1907
More Art Nouveau
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Part II of ‘Die Bücher der Chronika der drei Schwestern / The Book of Chronicles of the Three Sisters’ by Johann Karl August Musäus; illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban. Published 1900 by Verlag von J.A. Stargardt, Berlin.
See more illustrations here and the complete book here.
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Illustrated by Antonio, circa 1960s