Tabernacle, 1554 Bonconte da Camerino Alberto and Michele Subert, Milan (Apollo magazine September 2011)
Wild kitties play rough!
Look crosses on the frame :0!!!!!!
Syamakantha Fighting a Tiger (detail), 19th century, Calcutta” Of Gods and Mortals Exhibit from the Peabody Essex Museum In India, art is an integral part of daily life. The importance of paintings, sculpture, textiles and other art forms comprises two basic categories, one related to religious practices and the other to the expression of prestige and social position. This new...
The culture of India is one of the oldest cultures known to humanity. The most endearing aspects of Indian art and architecture are the strong influences of folk idioms and folk art. Paintings in India are characterized by color, moods and lifestyles. Indian religious experiences are painted in much the same way as art in temples, mosques and illustrate animals, royalties, rituals and culture of...
The Rose of 22 Petals The three inner petals contain the three “mother letters” of the active elements: Air, Fire, and Water. The seven middle petals contain the letters of the seven planets. The 12 outer petals contain the letters of the Zodiac (via http://www.angelfire.com/journal/cathbodua/Sigils/Sigils.html)
BOUGUEREAU, Elizabeth Gardner American painter (b. 1837, d. 1922) The Shepherd David
I will be watching you :)
Sinha Ganapati, white in color, rides a lion and displays another lion in one hand, symbolizing strength and fearlessness. He also holds a kalpavriksha sprig, the vina, a lotus blossom, flower bouquet and a pot of jewels.