Welcome to corvusfugit.com!Corvus fugit means "the crow flies."
Recent Top Posts
- 1505: The Dog Hidden Under the Hidden Unicorn
- 17th Century: The Favorite Sounds of Finn
- 2017: May I Help You?
- 1830: What Color is Your Face Type?
- 1929: The Metropolis of Tomorrow
- 1932: Summer in Saint-Michel
- 1649: Descartes's Wooden Daughter
- 1879: Alice
- 1946: Fight That Man!
- 1980: Raven and the First People
- Great Britain
- New York City
- Ships & Sailing
- The Sky
Tag Archives: Miniatures
Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.
Gary Siebel: City Car (c. 1985) From Harold Blank’s Wild Wheels (1994)
Thomas Doyle: Surface to Air (2011)
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley loved paper boats: Shelley’s walks, when not determined elsewhere, often tended in the direction of a pond at no great distance from Primrose Hill, very proper for the delectable amusement of sailing paper boats; or … Continue reading
When Descartes resided in Holland, with great labour and industry he made a female Automaton—which occasioned some wicked wits to publish that he had an illegitimate daughter, named Franchine—to prove demonstratively that beasts have no souls, and that they are … Continue reading
Thomas Gainsborough: Pastoral Landscape (c. 1783) Gainsborough made his living painting commissioned portraits, and thus could not indulge his passion for landscapes during the day in the open air; instead, he painted them at night by candlelight, arranging stones, broccoli, … Continue reading
Samuel van Hoogstraten: Peepshow with Views of the Interior of a Dutch House (c. 1655-60) (source)