1. One of the numberless peasant families looking for luck in Bucharest (1929)
 photograph by Nicolae Ionescu (1903-1975)
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    One of the numberless peasant families looking for luck in Bucharest (1929)

     photograph by Nicolae Ionescu (1903-1975)

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  2. Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen,  (possibly by)
Laughing Fool
ca. 1500Oil on panel

    Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen,  (possibly by)


    Laughing Fool

    ca. 1500
    Oil on panel

  3. 
Magic scroll
Ethiopia
Early 19th century
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    Magic scroll

    Ethiopia

    Early 19th century

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  4. elaine4queen:

oldbookillustrations:

The old woman went out to ask the moon the way to Soria Maria’s castle.
Erik Werenskiold, from Fairy tales from the far North, by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, London, 1897. Via archive.org.

    elaine4queen:

    oldbookillustrations:

    The old woman went out to ask the moon the way to Soria Maria’s castle.

    Erik Werenskiold, from Fairy tales from the far North, by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, London, 1897.
    Via archive.org.

  5. from Tales of the Amur
illustrated by Gennady Pavlishin
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    from Tales of the Amur

    illustrated by Gennady Pavlishin

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  6. G. Tkachenko: Bazaar in the inner city of Samarkand
from an early issue of “Soviet Photo” magazine (c.1920s)
via

    G. Tkachenko: Bazaar in the inner city of Samarkand

    from an early issue of “Soviet Photo” magazine (c.1920s)

    via

  7. Weles
Stanisław Jakubowski
via

    Weles

    Stanisław Jakubowski

    via

  8. Five Namegivers
 Odd Nerdrum 1994

    Five Namegivers

     Odd Nerdrum 1994

  9. Corn Eaters by Helen Flockhart
Oil on canvas

    Corn Eaters by Helen Flockhart

    Oil on canvas

  10. Jonkvrouw
by Jose van Kleef

    Jonkvrouw

    by Jose van Kleef

  11. Painting. Jahangir with a hawk with inscriptions. On paper.
India 1605-1627

 via theplumtree:heracliteanfire:

 (British Museum)

    Painting. Jahangir with a hawk with inscriptions. On paper.

    India 1605-1627

     via theplumtree:heracliteanfire:

     (British Museum)

  12. Sirens dancing, playing music, double recorder and harp.
English c. 1300 Bestiary. 
via

    Sirens dancing, playing music, double recorder and harp.

    English c. 1300 Bestiary. 

    via

  13. Mermaids - sirens - monster fish
France c. 1450-70
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    Mermaids - sirens - monster fish

    France c. 1450-70

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  14.  
Camille Pissaro - Self Portrait
Dry point aquatint 1890
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    Camille Pissaro - Self Portrait

    Dry point aquatint 1890

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