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Porträt of Madame Récamier (1805). François Gérard (French, 1770-1837). Oil on canvas. Musée Carnavalet, Paris.
Gérard sets the lady in a noble park loggia, where she seems to be inviting to conversation. Her low-cut bodice is seductive, the red curtain flatters the subject and gives the flesh a rosy tint. Gérard embellishes her features with the hint of a gentle smile, making her look younger.
Barrage balloons being transported out of a hangar in London, 1940
The old pitchfork in the back trick for Mister Marvin
Great expressions on the faces in the crowd!
Acoustic dust performance on the Red planet (northwestern part of the Aeolis Quadrangle )
"Ah-h! Two straight-from-heaven Recipes to prolong these heavenly PEAS!"
Birds Eye. Printed in Life, October 11, 1943.
I’m thinking the jellied pea salad might be from Hell.
New Dummy is Almost Human
YB35 with a B17 as a chase plane.
Annual solar eclipse, Japan.
CBS T-200 Transistor Radio (1956)
I wouldn’t bet on that.
Street Musician Vienna.
Hydnora africana is a plant found in southern Africa. The plant grows underground, except for a fleshy flower that emerges above ground and emits an unpleasant odor.
This can’t be real.
Bill Owens. Kiss me, kiss me. 1974
[::SemAp FB || SemAp G+::]
My ceiling looked like that when I was 12.
KIDS CANDY CULTURE!
Phoenix Batman Candy & Toy
It Conquered the World (1956)
FIREBALL XL5 … http://networkawesome.com/2014-3-11/fireball-xl5-planet-46
Nerds seducing hot babes with hypnosis
Those despicable nerds!
"Uranus isn’t just gassy …. " Oh, this is a true gem.
I never would have guessed.
Ryan Heshka, Factory Microscope Laboratory (date unknown, circa.2000-13).
Mexican pulp art
My year as a painting major.
More of a Monday picture
File this under ‘more images I’d like to turn into wallpaper’
Moon Zero Two (1969) James Olson and Catherine Schell
(via The Day the Earth Stood Still | iainclaridge.net)
Otto & George on the Joe Franklin show
George doesn’t seem very happy with his little friend.
Very cool serving dishes
The Return of Pizzaman