Guess who painted these works of art? Any idea? The person who painted these pictures wanted to attend the Viennese academy of Fine Arts and become famous as an artist. If he had been accepted by the academy, world history would have been much different.
“I must study Politics and War that my sons may have the liberty to study Mathematics and Philosophy, Geography, Commerce and Agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study Painting, Poetry, Music, Architecture, Statuary, Tapestry and Porcelain.”—John Adams on Family, Responsibility and Sacrifice. (via tredicielupo)