Passions, Physiognomy, Temperaments

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Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох. - Четыре темперамента-The Four Temperaments.Гравюры 15-19 век

Четыре темперамента-The Four Temperaments.Гравюры 15-19 век

Четыре темперамента-The Four Temperaments The Four Temperaments, represented by four horsemen in roundels in four columns, each identified with one of the four elements, and with twenty lines of verse below. c.1480/90 Woodcut with xylographic text and hand-colouring The Four Temperaments,…

Medieval woodcut showing the four humors, “Melan” shown on the bottom left. From Public Domain Review.

As a Lute out of Tune: Robert Burton’s Melancholy

In 1621 Robert Burton first published his masterpiece The Anatomy of Melancholy, a vast feat of scholarship examining in encyclopaedic detail that most enigmatic of maladies. Noga Arikha explores the book, said to be the favorite of both Samuel Johnson and Keats, and places it within the context of the humoural theory so popular at the time.

Sandro Botticelli - Loneliness (or: Melancholy)

Loneliness (or: Melancholy) - Sandro Botticelli as art print or hand painted oil.

The artwork Loneliness (or: Melancholy) - Sandro Botticelli we deliver as art print on canvas, poster, plate or finest hand made paper. You define the size yourself.

Caspar David Friedrich. Woman with Spider’s Web Between Bare Trees, 1803. Woodcut on ivory wove paper,   Art Institute of Chicago

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Caspar David Friedrich German, 1774-1840 Woman with Spider’s Web Between Bare Trees, 1803 Woodcut on ivory wove paper Art Institute of Chicago

THE 4 TEMPERAMENTAL CATEGORIES AS DEFINED BY GALEN ON THE BASIS OF HIPPOCRATIC THEORY OF THE HUMOURS (15th century manuscript illuminations): #Sanguine (top left): excess of blood (energetic, courageous, hopeful, amorous) #Choleric (top right): excess of yellow bile (bad tempered, controlling) #Phlegmatic (bottom left): excess of phlegm (indifferent, sarcastic) #Melancholic (bottom right): excess of black bile (sulky, pessimistic, self-destructive)

THE 4 TEMPERAMENTAL CATEGORIES AS DEFINED BY GALEN ON THE BASIS OF HIPPOCRATIC THEORY OF THE HUMOURS (15th century manuscript illuminations): #Sanguine (top left): excess of blood (energetic, courageous, hopeful, amorous) #Choleric (top right): excess of yellow bile (bad tempered, controlling) #Phlegmatic (bottom left): excess of phlegm (indifferent, sarcastic) #Melancholic (bottom right): excess of black bile (sulky, pessimistic, self-destructive)

Melancholia seated; a wood planing tool on the ground and a saw. Engraving by: Allaert Claesz. 1520-1530

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Melancholia seated; a wood planing tool on the ground and a saw. Engraving by: Allaert Claesz. 1520-1530

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Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.

Detail from 'Melancholy,' an etching by G. B. Castiglione, ca. 1647.

Detail from 'Melancholy,' an etching by G. B. Castiglione, ca. 1647.

Abraham Janssens - Allegory of Joy and Melancholy

Abraham Janssens - Allegory of Joy and Melancholy

Abraham Janssens the Elder (1575-1632) - Allegory of Joy and Melancholy - Budapest Museum of Fine Arts Original photo by courtesy of Sheepdog Rex, ccropped & color-modified by p.a.

Phlegmaticus by Pieter de Jode (I), ca. 1595 - 1599

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“And being so young/  And dipped in folly/  I fell in love/  With melancholy.”/   —	 Edgar Allan Poe  (Painting: Melancholy [Version 2] by Domenico Feti)

“And being so young/ And dipped in folly/ I fell in love/ With melancholy.”/ — Edgar Allan Poe (Painting: Melancholy [Version 2] by Domenico Feti)

Het flegmatische temperament (het element water), Jacob de Gheyn (II), Hugo de Groot, 1596 - 1597

Het flegmatische temperament (het element water), Jacob de Gheyn (II) (workshop of), after Jacob de Gheyn (II), 1596 - 1597 - Rijksmuseum