Beautiful mandala example: The Flower of Life is one of the most sacred of geometric symbols. It is a geometrical shape composed of multiple evenly-spaced, overlapping circles arranged in a flower like pattern with six fold symmetry like a hexagon.
Medieval Tree of Life
Miranda - The Tempest by JW Waterhouse I love the Pre-Raphaelites best when they paint fleeting moments from literature. This is one of my favourite examples. -I love literature based art
Sandro Botticelli. Idealized Female Portrait (Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci as a Nymph). dated between 1445-1510. paint on poplar panel.
pre raphaelites | Pre Raphaelite Art: Circe Invidiosa - J. W. Waterhouse 1892
"At rest in the wood" from East of the Sun West of the Moon by Kay Nielsen. Love his illustrations!
Ascent of the Blessed (part of the polyptych 'Visions of the Hereafter'), Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516)
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