DOOMED TO DAYLIGHT

I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That's my dream; that's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor... and surviving.
a-l-ancien-regime:

Willem van Aelst 
Still Life with Fruit, Nuts, Butterflies, and Other Insects on a Ledge, c. 1677 
oil on canvas  © 2012 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

a-l-ancien-regime:

Willem van Aelst 

Still Life with Fruit, Nuts, Butterflies, and Other Insects on a Ledge, c. 1677 

oil on canvas  © 2012 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

(via dutch-and-flemish-painters)