silvabism:

Apollo and Daphne Jakob Auer (ca. 1645 - 1706) Vienna, before 1688 Ivory In his Metamorphoses, Ovid tells of the nymph Daphne, who eluded the desires of the sun god Apollo by turning herself into a laurel tree (Greek daphne, laurel).The two-figure group depicts the beginning of this transformation. In travel reports from the Baroque period, this virtuoso piece of carving was already considered a major work of the Viennese imperial treasury.
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silvabism:

Apollo and Daphne
Jakob Auer (ca. 1645 - 1706)
Vienna, before 1688
Ivory

In his Metamorphoses, Ovid tells of the nymph Daphne, who eluded the desires of the sun god Apollo by turning herself into a laurel tree (Greek daphne, laurel).
The two-figure group depicts the beginning of this transformation. In travel reports from the Baroque period, this virtuoso piece of carving was already considered a major work of the Viennese imperial treasury.

(со страницы poetryprosepeopleandplaces)

detailsofpaintings:

Louis-Léopold Boilly, Portrait présumé de Madame Tallien et de sa fille dans un parc (détail)
Late 18th century-early 19th century

detailsofpaintings:

Louis-Léopold Boilly, Portrait présumé de Madame Tallien et de sa fille dans un parc (détail)

Late 18th century-early 19th century

lauramcphee:

Swan Lake, Stuttgart Ballet, c1954 (Madeline Winkler-Betzendahl)

lauramcphee:

Swan Lake, Stuttgart Ballet, c1954 (Madeline Winkler-Betzendahl)

(со страницы mor-iarty)

Daehyun Kim Pain-proof 2014
Daehyun Kim
Pain-proof
2014

(со страницы brivid)