Tuesday, August 31, 2010
by Francisco de Zurbaran.
Dated 1639. The inscription at lower center reads TANQVAM AGNVS/ IN OCCISIONE
By the early 1630's Zurbaran established himself as the leading painter of religious, large scale works in Seville, having gained the patronage of the city's sacred and secular elite. While mainly focused on religious themes, his major compositions made use of still life, using incidental and humble objects as a means to bring sacred events into to the everyday.
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Hundreds of them, burning throughout the Russian countryside, many extremely close to Moscow. Officials have confirmed that some forests contaminated with radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster have now burned, but it's unclear what danger the smoke from these fires could pose. Monitoring stations haven't yet registered any increase in radioactivity.
Keep these people and animals in your thoughts.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Monday, August 23, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Collected at Parc Jarry this week.
|Kingdom||Plantae – Plants|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta – Vascular plants|
|Superdivision||Spermatophyta – Seed plants|
|Division||Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants|
|Class||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
|Family||Tiliaceae – Linden family|
|Genus||Tilia L. – basswood|
|Species||Tilia cordata Mill. – littleleaf linden|