Charles Willson Peale "The Artist in his Museum" (1822)

centuriespast: “The Artist in His Museum Charles Willson Peale 1822 Oil on canvas Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ”

L'amateur chez lui (The Collector at Home) ~ Charles Alexander (1864–1915)

BBC - Your Paintings - L'amateur chez lui (The Collector at Home)- Charles Alexander Oil on panel.

Charles Spencelayh, The Old Dealer.  Amazing interior.

The Old Dealer or The Old Curiosity Shop, oil on canvas,considered the masterpiece of Charles Spencelayh, British genre painter and portraitist in the Academic style.

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La parabola dei ciechi - Pieter Bruegel Seen it at the 'Melancholie' exhibition in Paris in this painting is just a masterpiece

Charles Willson Peale: Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale). 1795.

Charles Willson Peale, American - Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale) 1795

The artist Viktor Wynd is a collector with no apparent filter – taxidermy, human remains, giant beans and McDonald’s Happy Meal toys all form part of his collection. The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History opens on 7 November in London; Viktor Wynd’s Cabinet of Curiosities, published by Prestel, is out now.

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities – in pictures

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Art & Natural History, London. This is definitely an out of the norm museum ! All of the creepy and diverse exhibits are sure to keep me in awe of the many activities London's art culture holds!

Geek out for an afternoon at the Natural History Museum in #Berlin... more than 30 million zoological, paleontological, and mineralogical specimens!

Brachiosaurus brancai: the worl's tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton History Museum Berlin © Museum für Naturkunde

Via Cabinet De Curiosité :: Pseudo-sciences Phrenology The study of the shape and protuberances of the skull, based on the belief that they reveal character and mental capacity.

Feejee Mermaid, 19th century—Though P.T. Barnum made the Feejee Mermaids famous, they were originally created in Japanese East Indies fisher...

weirdvintage: “Feejee Mermaid, century—Though P. Barnum made the Feejee Mermaids famous, they were originally created by Japanese East Indies fishermen in around It was a traditional art form in which they created faux mermaids by.

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