Las musas Urania y Calíope - Simon Vouet. En la mitología griega, Urania (en griego ‘celestial’) es la musa de la Astronomía y la Astrología. Según diferentes fuentes es hija de Urano, engendrada sin madre o de Zeus y Mnemósine. Urania es la madre de Lino, cuyo padre era Apolo. Es la menor de todas las musas. Calíope (en griego, ‘la de la bella voz’); musa de la elocuencia, belleza y poesía épica (canción narrativa).
"Alexandre e Diógenes" ou "Diógenes Visitado por Alexandre". (1776). (by Jean-Baptiste Regnault).
Bacchus descubre a Ariane abandonada por Naxos (1764) Angelica Kauffmann
The Axeman of New Orleans was a serial killer active from May 1918 to October 1919. In most cases, the back door of a home was smashed, followed by an attack on one or more of the residents with either an axe or straight razor. The axe-man targeted a variety of victims, the majority of whom were Italian-American. The Axeman was not caught and his crime spree stopped as mysteriously as it had started. In 8 attacks, he killed 3 men, 2 females, and injured 7 people.
Andrea Mantegna minerva expulsada a los vicios del jardín de la Virtud.
Michelangelo was dissecting cadavers & studying anatomy by age 17. So it should come as no surprise that several anatomical features are evident in The Sistene Chapel fresco. The figure of god reaching out to Adam is an accurate depiction of the human brain. But what message was he trying to send? That human intellect is the true divinity? That god is a creation of man's mind? His contempt for the Pope & church is well known & there are several secret messages & insults he placed in his…
Captured statues and siege equipment, a representation of a captured City and inscriptions (Triumph of Caesar) by @artistmantegna #highrenaissance