Girl With Cherries (detail); attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis (circa 1455-after 1508), but possibly by Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467–1516)
oil on wood, c. 1491-5
"Girl with Cherries […] shows an artist grappling with Leonardo’s ideas and technique […] The vibrant sense of life in her curls is a testament to Leonardo’s love of the movement of hair, which he saw as similar to water currents and other paradigms of motion and which he studied in many drawings." [source]
Garuda, an enormous mythical bird, originated from Hindu mythology. A powerful predatory bird, he feeds exclusively on Nagas (serpents or dragon-like divine beings).
Detail : Hero Finding Leander. Ferdinand Keller. German 1842-1922. oil/canvas.
"Dog" by Peter Coffin (2012)
photo by me.
This was HUGE in person, we were all shocked when we walked in and saw it staring at us.
"Hey, Bucky, wanna do something fun?"
“So then. I shall become a nun. For I shall never love a husband as I love you, Cesare.”