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"Cherry Tree in Bloom", 1905, Ferdinand Hodler.

For Spring Day!

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Winter Landscape”, 1876, Ivan Aivazovsky.

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dannygalieote:

Detail from one of the beach paintings.

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Passion Profile”, Malcolm Liepke.

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adreciclarte:

 

La Reina Isabel de Borbón (detail) by Diego Velázquez, 1635

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cinque-del-mattino:

Almond Branches In Bloom, San Remy | Vincent Van Gogh

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Las Meninas (Hommage a Velazquez)”, 1957, Pablo Picasso.

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Paul Klee’s “Rich Harbour” (1938) at the Tate Modern. Photo: John Stillwell.

wtfarthistory:

thegetty:

12 Months, 12 Labors, 12 Zodiacal Signs

January — Aquarius — Feasting and Warming
February — Pisces —Working in a Vineyard
March — Aries —Pruning Trees or Digging
April —Taurus — Farming, Milking Animals and Butter-making
May — Gemini — Music-Making
June — Cancer — Sheepshearing 
July — Leo — Mowing
August — Virgo — Reaping
September — Scorpio — Plowing and Sowing
October — Libra — Slaughtering an Ox
November — Sagittarius — Threshing and Pig Feeding
December — Capricorn — Slaughtering of Pigs

Illuminations from the Spinola Hours showcase the labors of the months. September is for plowing, sowing and harvesting grapes.

Medieval zodiac and monthly labors: some things certainly have changed! My labors: #WorkArtLive

thegetty:

September, the month to harvest grapes, isn’t just for the modern Virgo.

Libras and Scorpios are in on the labors of plowing and sowing fun for the month. Since the Middle Ages the zodiac symbols have shifted with changes in the months of the calendar. 

Zodiacal Sign of Virgo, about 1170s, Unknown. German, Hildesheim. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Woman Harvesting Grapes; Zodiacal Sign of a Libra
A Man Treading Grapes; Zodiacal Sign of Libra, early 1460s, Workshop of Willem Vrelant. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Plowing and Sowing; Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio, 1510-1520, Workshop of Master of James IV of Scotland. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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intimesgonebyblog:

London 1870s: Great St Helen’s, Bishopsgate.

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leprincelointain:

Jean-André Rixens (1846-1925), La Mort de Cléopâtre - 1874

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The Three Graces”, Koloman Moser.

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Kneeling Female in Orange-Red Dress”, 1910, Egon Schiele.