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the Clementinum Library.    If you're a book lover, the link is to die for.

Clementinum Library or National Library, Prague - Czech Republic I am such a nerd. I want a library in my house one day books

The Rector´s Palace, old town Dubrovnick, Croatia

Croatia part 2

The Rector´s Palace, old town Dubrovnick, Croatia. The Rectors Palace, was the administrative center of the Dubrovnik Republic. Its style is basically Gothic, with Renaissance and Baroque reconstructions.

arches dome columns large gradient of light and shadow ornate carvings and decor

arches dome columns large gradient of light and shadow ornate carvings and design office bedrooms house design design

The Repentant Magdalene - Georges De La Tour-One of the four versions, in Washington

I saw this in Washington dc and loved it.The Repentant Magdalen Georges de la Tour c. 1640 National Gallery of Art, Washington D.

Paul Decker. ARCHITECTURE BAROQUE: MOITIE DE FACADE MONUMENTALE. Gravé par Conrad Reiff. Eau-forte. Publié à Augsbourg par P.Detleffsen pour J.Wolff. 1711

Paul Decker. ARCHITECTURE BAROQUE: MOITIE DE FACADE MONUMENTALE. Gravé par Conrad Reiff. Eau-forte. Publié à Augsbourg par P.Detleffsen pour J.Wolff. 1711

Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano / St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy…

Baroque Architecture Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano / St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletcher

The Cathedral of St. James (Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց, or Saint Jacob Armenian Cathedral) in Jerusalem

Darkly elegant chandelier in the Cathedral of St. James (Armenian: Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց, or Saint Jacob Armenian Cathedral), a century Armenian church in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem. Thanks to who shared this one! Just beautiful

ITALIAN BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE, Borromini; Plan of Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome, by Francesco Borromini. "Unlike Bernini, Borromini was both melancholic and quick in temper which resulted in him withdrawing from certain jobs, and his death was by suicide. At the end of his life, he destroyed many of his drawing for not to be copied by others."

ITALIAN BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE, Borromini; Plan of Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome, by Francesco Borromini. "Unlike Bernini, Borromini was both melancholic and quick in temper which resulted in him withdrawing from certain jobs, and his death was by suicide. At the end of his life, he destroyed many of his drawing for not to be copied by others."

San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane: Interior Elevation

✽ borromini's baroque church of san carlo alle quattro fontane, rome - late drawing by simon beausire