WTF Art History

For everyone interested in art history who has asked, WTF?

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  1. Gaius Caesar had a rockin body: abs and ass

     
     
  2. "I’m still standing after all this time" - Elton John (and ancient sculpture from Corinth)

    "I’m still standing after all this time" - Elton John (and ancient sculpture from Corinth)

     
     
  3. Votive penises came in all sizes in Ancient Corinth

     
     
  4. magictransistor:

    Otto Homburger. Rabanus Maurus, Figure Poems. Four Cardinal Virtues, Four Elements, Twelve Months Zodiac and Winds, 365 Days of the Year, Number 70, Five Books of the Pentateuch, The Name Adam, 276 Days of the Incarnation of Christ, The 5231 Years from the Beginning of Time to the Passion of Christ, Four Evangelists and the Lamb of God (top to bottom). Codice 9, Burgerbibliothek. 11th century.

     
     
  5. Mino da Fiesole’s Winged Cupid, Bargello, Florence

     
     
  6. Vincenzo Danti, Honour Triumphing over Deceit, 1561, marble. Bargello, Florence

     
     
  7. David by Donatello and Verrocchio

     
     
  8. Francavilla, Jason, 1589, marble. Bargello, Florence

     
     
  9. Giambologna and Francavilla, Florence Triumphant over Pisa, 1575-1580, marble. Bargello, Florence

     
     
  10. Many views of Donatello’s Saint George, Bargello, Florence