Learn all the properties of things;
Grasp even those you cannot hold!
Your mind, engaged, may yet grow wings;
And lowly lead may turn to gold!
Curiosities abound in this academia-inspired illustration. These curio cabinets and carved shelves set against dark damask wallpaper highlight paintings in ornate frames, cloches, skeleton keys, and other hidden treasures. Who is the inquisitive human that has read the volumes of display books, collected oddities from afar, and made purchases from flea markets? Illustrated by the Russian artist Vasilisa Romanenko.
This puzzle includes a QR code to scan and browse the artist's Spotify playlist.