samedi 23 juin 2018

This week, a Chinese one and...

'The Bright colours of Summertime' at Take a Word

The Chinese woman are from 'The Portraits of Opera Characters'.
Anonymous artist, Qing dynasty (1644–1912).
The flowers are by Giuseppe Castiglione (born July 19, 1688 in Milan and died July 16, 1766 in Beijing).
He was an Italian Jesuit brother, missionary in China and painter at the imperial court.
He was one of the favorite artists of the emperors of the Qing dynasty (1644–1912).

mardi 19 juin 2018

'Postage Stamps' at The Three Muses





samedi 16 juin 2018

'Mostly Black & White' at Take a Word

mercredi 13 juin 2018

'Stripes' at The Three Muses

dimanche 10 juin 2018

'Shades of Purple' at Take a Word

mercredi 6 juin 2018

'Dancers' at The Three Muses




There are the originals of Edgar Degas.

dimanche 3 juin 2018

'June Bride' at Take a Word

The lyrics are from Edith Piaf's 'La vie en rose'.

mardi 29 mai 2018

'Shades of Gold' at The Three Muses

dimanche 27 mai 2018

'Two' at Take a Word

mardi 22 mai 2018

'Modes of Transport' at The Three Muses

dimanche 20 mai 2018

'Balloons' at Take a Word

mardi 15 mai 2018

'Bathing Beauties' at The Three Muses

dimanche 13 mai 2018

'Botanical' at Take a Word

mercredi 9 mai 2018

'Book Cover' at The Three Muses


'The Incredible and the Wonderful' are a fashion trend of the France of the Directory characterized by its dissipation and its extravagances, in reaction to the dark sadness that had spread the Terror.