Beard, Briar & Rose

Edward Burne-Jones, Stella Tennant, Beards, Melancholia, Mcqueen and other beautiful things.
circle of Hieronymus Cock, drawing, figures standing amongst classical sculptures, pen and ink and wash

circle of Hieronymus Cock, drawing, figures standing amongst classical sculptures, pen and ink and wash

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John William Lloyd, American anarchist/socialist and friend of Edward Carpenter, and also had some unusual ideas about sex - he invented the Karezza method, similar to Coitus Reservatus.

retiretotheparlour:

John William Lloyd, American anarchist/socialist and friend of Edward Carpenter, and also had some unusual ideas about sex - he invented the Karezza method, similar to Coitus Reservatus.

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Samuel Palmer (1805-1881), illustration to Milton’s Lycidas, watercolor over pencil, heightened with scratching out and bodycolor

Samuel Palmer (1805-1881), illustration to Milton’s Lycidas, watercolor over pencil, heightened with scratching out and bodycolor

attributed to Virgil Solis (1514-1562), a running hare in a landscape, drawing

attributed to Virgil Solis (1514-1562), a running hare in a landscape, drawing

Jan Berents, Pan and Syrinx, within an elaborate border, 1524

Jan Berents, Pan and Syrinx, within an elaborate border, 1524

Friedrich Sustris (1540-1599), Mercury catching sight of Herse

Friedrich Sustris (1540-1599), Mercury catching sight of Herse

School of Lorrain, c1600, a horse and rider in profile

School of Lorrain, c1600, a horse and rider in profile

Carlo Maratti (Rome 1625-1713), portrait of Annibale Carracci, black and red chalk

Carlo Maratti (Rome 1625-1713), portrait of Annibale Carracci, black and red chalk

Follower of Hieronymous Bosch, The Temptation of Saint Anthony, oil on oak panel

Follower of Hieronymous Bosch, The Temptation of Saint Anthony, oil on oak panel

Balthasar Van Der Ast, Still Life of Variegated Tulips in a Ceramic Vase, with a Wasp, a Dragonfly, a Butterfly and a Lizard, oil on oak panel,1625

Balthasar Van Der Ast, Still Life of Variegated Tulips in a Ceramic Vase, with a Wasp, a Dragonfly, a Butterfly and a Lizard, oil on oak panel,1625

Florentine School, The Descent Into Limbo, c1560, oil on panel

Florentine School, The Descent Into Limbo, c1560, oil on panel