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Salomon, ...: Ein newe Practica, mit wunderbarlichen ... Propheceien, werhafftig biß man zelt ... Ist calculirt ... auf das 1543. jar

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553). Lukas Spielhausen, 1532. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Gula V. Hirschland, 1980 (1981.57.1) | The lively pattern of colors and interplay of curves in the costume and the contrast between the man’s tightly bundled hair and his expansively projecting mustache and beard give this portrait a striking visual impact. #mustache #movember

No, darling, this is not a Khokhloma tray, it's a hand-painted 14th c. Islamic manuscript cover from India. Collection of poems (divan), Lacquer binding, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.637, via http://www.flickr.com/photos/medmss/sets/72157626789409654/with/7113038019/