The Rational Inquirer

Nisi credideritis, non intelligitis.

"Kindred Spirits," Asher B. Durand, 1838
"The Catskills," Asher B. Durand, 1859
"The Beeches," Asher B. Durand, 1845
"The Roman Campagna," Thomas Cole, ca. 1843

"The Course of Empire," by Thomas Cole, ca. 1858

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Bolognese School, Saint John the Baptist, 17th century

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Bolognese School, Saint John the Baptist, 17th century

booksnbuildings:

The Folchart Psalter, a masterpiece of late Carolingian illumination.
By Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland on flickr.

booksnbuildings:

The Folchart Psalter, a masterpiece of late Carolingian illumination.

By Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland on flickr.

loreoftheocean:

Claude Joseph Vernet - The Storm (1777)

loreoftheocean:

Claude Joseph Vernet The Storm (1777)

(Source: , via theunblog-deactivated20121202)


The Storm on the Sea of Galilee by Rembrandt
Only known seascape artwork of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.
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Michel Martin Drolling, The Wrath of Achilles, 1810

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Michel Martin Drolling, The Wrath of Achilles, 1810

“The first step in a person’s salvation is knowledge of their sin.”

—   Seneca the Younger (via philosophy-quotes)
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submitted by | petrovitch
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