Antique 1925 postage stamp with postmark issued by Siam which is now Thailand depicting a Garuda which is a large mythical bird or bird-like creature that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Continue reading →
Simone Martini's Angel Gabriel (tempera and gold leaf on panel) located at the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium. Simone Martini was a Italian artist. The Angel Gabriel (tempera and gold leaf on panel) was created around the 14th century.
This is a quality reproduction of Herbert James Draper's masterpiece painting,”The Lament for Icarus,” created in 1898. “This picture shows the dead Icarus from Greek mythology. He is surrounded by lamenting sea-nymphs. His father, the craftsman Daedalus, made wings out of wax so that he and his son might escape from the island of Crete. But, overcome by pride, Icarus flies too near to the sun, the wax melts, and he plunges to his death.This is Herbert Draper’s most famous picture. He belonged to the generation of British artists that was influenced by French Impressionism but Draper devoted himself to the historical and literary themes of Victorian artists such as Edward Burne-Jones.” Tate Online This image is available as a poster or a canvas print. Framing is also available. Continue reading →