hyori00:

Nikolai Gogol (1809~1852) Russian writer
Believe it or not, Dostoevsky once said, "We all come out from Gogol’s Overcoat."

hyori00:

Nikolai Gogol (1809~1852) Russian writer

Believe it or not, Dostoevsky once said, "We all come out from Gogol’s Overcoat."

centuries-and-continents:

Vincenzo Vela c. 1861-1862

Italy Grateful to France (detail)

floralls:

submitted by : Lilac bush in my backyard.

Fille au Citronnier (detail), Émile Vernon.

fleurdulys:

The Garden’s Steps, Gergeroy - Henri Le Sidaner

1931

Mozart - Don Giovanni: “Per Queste tue manine”

Zerlina: Sunhae Im

Leporello: Marcos Fink

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Leporello, the poor servant of the womanizer Don Giovanni, is getting some revenge from Zerlina, recently married (and fooled by Don Giovanni). Mozart added this humorous little scene for the Viennese public and it is usually omitted in today’s performances.