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Eric GillGirl with Three Scallops, 1927 Intaglio printed on paper

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Eric Gill

Girl with Three Scallops, 1927 
Intaglio printed on paper

Wilhelm Kåge (1889-1960), The Argenta Collection for Gustavsberg. Green-glaced earthenware and silver.

Vittore Carpaccio, Storie di Santo Stefano (dettagli), Scuola dei Laneri, Venezia, 1511-1520

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Robert Boyle’s Desiderata. [x]

These lists served as “markers for what humankind might achieve together… serving to expand the horizon of possibility.”

Above:

  • The Prolongation of Life.
  • The Recovery of Youth, or at least some of the Marks of it, as new Teeth, new Hair colour’d as in youth.
  • The Art of Flying.
  • The Art of Continuing long under water, and exercising functions freely there.
  • The Cure of Wounds at a Distance.
  • The Cure of Diseases at a distance or at least by Transplantation.
  • The Attaining Gigantick Dimensions.
  • The Emulating of Fish without Engines by Custome and Education only.
  • The Acceleration of the Production of things out of Seed.
  • The Transmutation of Metalls.
  • The makeing of Glass Malleable.
  • The Transmutation of Species in Mineralls, Animals, and Vegetables.
  • The Liquid Alkaest and Other dissolving Menstruums.
  • The making of Parabolicall and Hyperbolicall Glasses.
  • The making Armor light and extremely hard.
  • The practicable and certain way of finding Longitudes.
  • The use of Pendulums at Sea and in Journeys, and the Application of it to watches.
  • Potent Druggs to alter or Exalt Imagination, Waking, Memory, and other functions, and appease pain, procure innocent sleep, harmless dreams, etc.

Below:

  • A Ship to saile with All Winds, and A Ship not to be Sunk.
  • Freedom from Necessity of much Sleeping exemplify’d by the Operations of Tea and what happens in Mad-Men.
  • Pleasing Dreams and physicall Exercises exemplify’d by the Egyptian Electuary and by the Fungus mentioned by the French Author.
  • Great Strength and Agility of Body exemplify’d by that of Frantick Epileptick and Hystericall persons.
  • A perpetuall Light.
  • Varnishes perfumable by Rubbing.

Franz von Stuck, from “Jugend” 1898

Franz von Stuck, from “Jugend” 1898

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Some nice monasteries and churches, woodcuts from Viaggio da Venetia al Santo Sepolcro… (Venice, 1606)

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Mari, Upper Mesopotamia, Praying queen, 2470 b.C.

Mari, Upper Mesopotamia, Praying queen, 2470 b.C.

Kalakh (Nimrud), VIII century b.C. Ivory and gold

Kalakh (Nimrud), VIII century b.C. Ivory and gold

Louvre, the Great Gallery in 1890

Louvre, the Great Gallery in 1890

The inauguration of the first collection of assyrian antiquities from Khorsabad in Paris, 1847 

The inauguration of the first collection of assyrian antiquities from Khorsabad in Paris, 1847 

Ivan Meštrović, 1911

Ivan Meštrović, 1911

Rudolf Perco, Reiseskizze, “Der Architekt”, XVIII, 1912

Rudolf Perco, Reiseskizze, “Der Architekt”, XVIII, 1912

Max Klinger, An Arnold Böcklin, 1887 (detail)From: Eine Liebe

Max Klinger, An Arnold Böcklin, 1887 (detail)
From: Eine Liebe

Paul Hoecker, Bacchant, “Jugend”, XXVI, 1904

Paul Hoecker, Bacchant, “Jugend”, XXVI, 1904