The Triumph of Death, detail - Pieter Bruegel the Elder
oil on panel
117 cm × 162 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
I’ve never taken any time to properly introduce myself.
Hello, my name is iactaest. I’m sure you know that my name is actually incomplete - the full phrase uttered by Julius Caesar as he crossed the Rubicon river into Rome (thus declaring a civil war and all that jazz) is “Alea Iacta Est” meaning “The die is cast.”
There really is no turning back now.
As you might have noticed from my previous posts, I’ve been lurking around Tumblr for quite a while reblogging whatever catches my fancy. This has been sort of an inspiration board of sorts for me and will continue that way but hopefully we can get a little more conversation going.
So fasten your seat belts… Let’s get going.
This is Foo-Chan, the Japanese equivalent of Grumpy Cat. But instead of being grumpy, he just looks like he’s disappointed all of the time.