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campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, painting by Francesco Guardi
Canaletto, Venezia, campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, 1736-1740
Paris-Rome. Beaumont le gagnant sur monoplan Bleriot

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Inventory Louvre

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Funeral blues , W.H. Auden

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead
Scribbling on the sky the message He is Dead.
Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves,
Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves.

He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.

The stars are not wanted now; put out every one,
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun,
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the woods;
For nothing now can ever come to any good.

I started to collect some images that have a special meaning to me, some are just utterly beautiful, some are exceptional, however i would like to share these with the occasional viewer of this page, enjoy!.... (see also 1000 Meisterwerke)

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Leo Belgicus Kaerius
Targa Florio, 1965
POY 2012
Venus Disarming Cupid
het ronde huis, Nunspeet (sadly has been taken down...)
Porsche Spyder Rometsch - Harry Merkel - 1954
A girl can never have too many admirers!
Francesco Guardi - Piazza San Marco in the The Phillips Collection, Washington
The Glorification of the Virgin
KLM L-1049C Constellation at Santa Maria (Azores)
Berckheyde - De bocht van de Herengracht
Atlas Schoemaker - Maastricht (1710-1735)
The Iceberg pictured above has been frozen in place by sea ice in North Star Bay, Greenland. The sun never fully sets at this time of year in the Arctic, so sunlight appears on the left side of the image. Lights from Thule are visible on the right side. Look for the Milky Way (top left) and a few very faint meteors visible in the early morning sky.
Een mannelijk adonisblauwtje in de Zuid-Franse gemeente Foissac
Vogels op een balustrade: een hop, papegaaien en een kip met kuikens. Melchior d’Hondecoeter (1636-1695), olieverf op doek, ca. 1680-1690
Busstop, Risskov, Aarhus, Denmark
Hieronymus Bosch "de tuin der lusten"
Tufted duck (aythya fuligula)
Little grebe in Sakai, Osaka
Slot Egeskov op het Deense eiland Funen.
The XB-70A parked at Edwards Air Force Base in 1967.
Peter Paul Rubens, Massacre of the Innocents, AGO Toronto
Peter Paul Rubens, de kindermoord in Bethlehem, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België
Lancia Appia Convertibile Vignale
USS Zumwalt conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean Dec. 7, 2015.
Gloucester Cathedral, the soaring stained glass windows behind the high altar
Classic Remise (Meilenwerk) Düsseldorf
Circle of Francesco Guardi, Decorative Cartouche with a Landscape, ca. 1770


Venice, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Venice, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
CargoLogicAir, G-CLAB, Boeing 747-8
Bellini, battesimo di cristo
Map dated 1635 by Willem Blaeu, indicating “Kaap Hoorn en de Straat Magellaan” (Fretum Magellanicum)
Bijkolibrie (en:Bee hummingbird)
Schilderij Heda, 1646.
Mig-29s intercepted by F-15s
Francesco Guardi, Chiostro a Venezia
Meindert Hobbema: Het laantje van Middelharnis, 1689. De bomen en het laantje, met een centraal verdwijnpunt, creëren extra diepte.
Isotta-Frascini Tipo 8C Monterosa Boneschi
2 Pilatus Pc-7 aircraft flying in formation
Cydonia MensaThe Face on Mars was one of the most striking and remarkable images taken on 25 juli 1976 during the Viking missions to the red planet. Unmistakeably resembling a human face, the image caused many to hypothesize that it was the work of an extraterrestrial civilization. Later images revealed that it was a mundane feature rendered face-like by the angle of the sun
Ruetzkraftwerk, Schönberg (Tirol, Österreich)
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) - Wheat Field with Crows (1890)
Hieronymus Bosch - The Garden of Earthly Delights - The exterior (shutters)
The Twelve Ages of Man- The Last Three Ages of Man (54-72)
Sint Hiëronimus in zijn studeerkamer, 1475, Antonello da Messina
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