Hear More Etienne de Lavaulx at youtube Read More Archibald Thorburn at wikiwand Archibald Thorburn at Christie’s Hat Tip Many thanks to bluebird of bitterness for introducing me to this music in the post Today’s Cultural Moment. Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside
Georg Friedrich Händel, Concerto Grosso Op. 3, no. 2
with Video of Maria Sibylla Merian artwork
Who Is Maria Sibylla Merian? Artist, scientist, businesswoman, mother, and rule breaker extraordinaire – there is no doubt that Maria Sibylla Merian’s life story is filled with astonishing accomplishments. This German-born artist, botanist, naturalist, entomologist, and scientific illustrator lived during the 1700s in the Netherlands, where adherence to the guild system in Europe prevented women…
“This association with the Tree of Life in Revelations is reinforced by the curling grape vine wrapped around the trunk of the tree, which is symbolic of the Passion of Christ and the promise of eternal life.” TheMet This unique image of a miraculous tree bearing multiple species of fruits and vegetables…
Originally posted on Moda-Creative thinking: These leaves look amazing. What a work of art. Happy Friday, dear friends. Luda@PlantsandBeyond🌿 All photographs belong to Moda Creative Thinking Blog. ©PlantsandBeyond.com 🌱 Moda-Creative thinking View original post via LEAF CRAFT — Plants and Beyond Visit their sites to see many more leaf paintings. ~ At Sunnyside 🙂
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“God is an amazing designer. The closer you look, the more there is to see…“ quote from David Kitler I have a large collection of vintage nature prints on my computer and a smaller collection of originals on my walls — most are by artists long passed away, but remembered for their amazing work….
Originally posted on Max Mallie's Blog:
Nuthatch I by David Kitler Wherever you live, you likely don?t live alone. Not when you consider the birds in your backyard or the pigeons on the sidewalk or seagulls cawing at you if you live along the coast. Birds are a constant companion for many of us…
Recently, there is conversation in our office about the importance of hand drawing, more specifically, the ability to understand the environment around us through its practice. I have always been fascinated by scientific illustrations as they seem to portray the quest for understanding told through rendering. One illustrator and naturalist that uniquely displays this is […]….
John Lindley & Joseph Paxton, Water Lily, Seerose, 1850-53. Hand-coloured lithograph. From Paxton’s Flower Garden, London. cupofmeat