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Friedrich Nietzsche - Ecce Homo /The Genealogy of Morals/

"Dionysus, as you know, is also the god of darkness. In each case the beginning is calculated to lead one astray; it is cool, scientific, even ironical, intentionally thrust to the fore, intentionally reticent. Gradually the atmosphere becomes less calm; there is an occasional flash of lightning; exceedingly unpleasant truths emphasize their appearance with a dull, rumbling sound from out remote distances-until finally a fierce tempo is attained in which everything strains forward with terrible intensity. At the end, in each case, amid fearful thunderclaps, a new truth becomes visible through heavy clouds."

— 1 year ago
E.H. Shepard -  Illustration to “Winnie the Pooh”

E.H. Shepard - Illustration to “Winnie the Pooh”

— 2 years ago with 11 notes
#E. H. Shepard  #illustration  #tale  #Winnie  #Winnie the Pooh  #tiger  #animal  #children  #drawing  #sweet 
"Skinning a Tiger" - From Rowland Ward’s "Sportsman’s Handbook"

"Skinning a Tiger" - From Rowland Ward’s "Sportsman’s Handbook"

— 2 years ago
#tiger  #skinning  #Rowland Ward  #sportsman  #illustration  #flay  #drawing 
James Jean -   St. George and the Dragon
Painting, acrylic on Rives BFK
22 x 30”
2007

James Jean - St. George and the Dragon
Painting, acrylic on Rives BFK
22 x 30”
2007

— 2 years ago with 5 notes
#James Jean  #Jean  #painting  #tiger  #knight  #dragon  #fight  #acrylic  #2007  #art  #struggle 
Sir Stanley Spencer - On the Tiger Rug
1940
Oil on canvas.
Collection Lord Lloyd-Webber.

Sir Stanley Spencer - On the Tiger Rug
1940
Oil on canvas.
Collection Lord Lloyd-Webber.

— 2 years ago with 1 note
#Stanley Spencer  #Spencer  #tiger  #rug  #1940  #oil painting  #oil on canvas  #LLoyd-Webber  #art  #couple  #floor 
The Great Elephant Imported from Central India
(Chu Tenjiku hakurai dai zo no zu)
Yoshitoyo

The Great Elephant Imported from Central India
(Chu Tenjiku hakurai dai zo no zu)
Yoshitoyo

— 2 years ago with 8 notes
#India  #elephant  #tiger  #Yoshitoyo  #Japanese  #art  #great  #attack 
Walton Ford - Royal Menagerie At The Tower Of London
2009

Walton Ford - Royal Menagerie At The Tower Of London
2009

— 2 years ago with 1 note
#Walton Ford  #Ford  #tiger  #tigers  #lion  #menagerie  #London  #2009  #art  #contemporary art  #attack  #maul 
Jean Leon Gerome - Pelt Merchant of Cairo
1869
Oil on canvas
61.5 x 50 cm
Private collection

Jean Leon Gerome - Pelt Merchant of Cairo
1869
Oil on canvas
61.5 x 50 cm
Private collection

— 2 years ago with 4 notes
#tiger  #skin  #Cairo  #Jean Leon Gerome  #Gerome  #art  #oil painting  #pelt  #merchant  #Egyptian 
Sure to make everyone enjoy vegetarian food.
Hiltl Vegetarian Restaurant.
Advertising Agency: Ruf Lanz, Zurich, Switzerland
Creative Directors: Markus Ruf, Danielle Lanz
Art Directors: Marcel Schläfle, Lorenz Clormann
Copywriter: Maas Torsten

Sure to make everyone enjoy vegetarian food.
Hiltl Vegetarian Restaurant.
Advertising Agency: Ruf Lanz, Zurich, Switzerland
Creative Directors: Markus Ruf, Danielle Lanz
Art Directors: Marcel Schläfle, Lorenz Clormann
Copywriter: Maas Torsten

— 2 years ago with 1 note
#tiger  #print  #advertising  #vegetarian  #food  #Ruf Lanz  #joke  #Hiltl 
Movie poster - The Screaming Tiger
(Tang ren piao ke / King of Boxers, aka Screaming Ninja)
1973 
(Hong Kong / Taiwan)

Movie poster - The Screaming Tiger
(Tang ren piao ke / King of Boxers, aka Screaming Ninja)
1973 
(Hong Kong / Taiwan)

— 2 years ago
#Wang Yu  #screaming  #tiger  #movie  #poster  #Hong Kong  #Taiwan  #1973  #kung fu  #karate  #martial arts 
Mosaic: Pair of Centaurs Fighting Cats of Prey
from Hadrian’s Villa
58,5x92 cm
Altes Museum Berlin
118-128 A.D.

Mosaic: Pair of Centaurs Fighting Cats of Prey
from Hadrian’s Villa
58,5x92 cm
Altes Museum Berlin
118-128 A.D.

— 2 years ago with 9 notes
#mosaic  #Roma  #Roman  #tiger  #centaur  #Hadrian  #Villa  #Berlin  #art  #fine art  #revenge  #attack 
Peter Paul Rubens - Tiger, Lion and Leopard Hunt
1616
Musee des Beaux Arts Rennes, France

Peter Paul Rubens - Tiger, Lion and Leopard Hunt
1616
Musee des Beaux Arts Rennes, France

— 2 years ago with 4 notes
#Rubens  #Peter Paul Rubens  #tiger  #lion  #leopard  #hunt  #hunter  #1616  #oil on canvas  #painting  #art  #animals  #France  #Rennes 
Henri Rousseau -  Tiger on a Tropical Storm (Surprised)
1891
130 x 162 cm
London National Gallery

Henri Rousseau - Tiger on a Tropical Storm (Surprised)
1891
130 x 162 cm
London National Gallery

— 2 years ago with 7 notes
#Henri Rousseau  #rousseau  #Rousseau  #tiger  #jungle  #tropical  #storm  #1891  #London  #oil on canvas  #fine art  #art  #painting  #naive  #surprised