The Joyful Traditionalist

I'm a joyful traditionalist.
ancientart:

The Goddess Athena sculpture at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA.
In Greek mythology, Athena is the shrewd companion of heroes and the goddess of heroic endeavour. She is the virgin patron of Athens, which built the Parthenon to worship her.

ancientart:

The Goddess Athena sculpture at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA.

In Greek mythology, Athena is the shrewd companion of heroes and the goddess of heroic endeavour. She is the virgin patron of Athens, which built the Parthenon to worship her.

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artschoolglasses:

Equestrian statue of Louis XV, commissioned for the Place Louis XV (later Place de la Revolution and now the Place de la Concorde). The large scale sculpture was destroyed during the French Revolution.

artschoolglasses:

Equestrian statue of Louis XV, commissioned for the Place Louis XV (later Place de la Revolution and now the Place de la Concorde). The large scale sculpture was destroyed during the French Revolution.

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gentlewave:

Oszkár Glatz (1872-1958): Siblings [Testvérek], 1941, private collection, source: artnet.com. and adelina3.diary.ru.

gentlewave:

Oszkár Glatz (1872-1958): Siblings [Testvérek], 1941, private collection, source: artnet.com. and adelina3.diary.ru.

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deutschemark:

Coronation of Ferdinand V, King of Bohemia (I of Austria) in St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague - 1836 - watercolor - Albertina, Vienna
It was the last time a Bohemian coronation was held.

deutschemark:

Coronation of Ferdinand V, King of Bohemia (I of Austria) in St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague - 1836 - watercolor - Albertina, Vienna

It was the last time a Bohemian coronation was held.

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