Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Creepy Curious, Lucifer and more!

I chose this image because I liked the color and texture of the feathers. I would use this as a costume design. I just love the effect of layering feathers and think that if done correctly, it can look like fabric.

Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, 1502–1550). Design for a nautilus cup with Neptune riding a Hippocampus, ca. 1535 - 1540. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Kunstsammlungen Der Fuersten von Waldburg-Wolfegg, Schloss Wolfegg | This work is featured in our “Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry” exhibition on view through January 11th.

If anyone knows whom the artist is, please let me know, so that they are properly credited. Thank you.