Thursday, November 28, 2013

Nothing to Wear - Talbot Hughes

Talbot Hughes, Cinderella

The Path of True Love Never Did Run Smooth, Talbot Hugues

Girl Reading at the Window (1911). Gwen John

Girl Reading at the Window (1911). Gwen John (British, 1876–1939). Oil on canvas. MoMA.
The American collector John Quinn was John’s only patron. He eventually owned at least eighteen of her paintings and fifty drawings and he included her painting Girl Reading at the Window in the Armory Show, America’s first ‘modern art’ exhibition, in New York in 1913. 

Coachman. 1870

Tea Gown 1910 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

George Goodwin Kilburne (1839-1924), ‘Will He Come?’

Young Girl Reading by George Goodwin Kilburne

A Good Book - Stuart G. Davis

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

Norman Garstin Title: In The Shade

Illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso for the Folio Society’s edition of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Vira Boarman Whitehouse

Vira Boarman Whitehouse (September 16, 1875 - April 11, 1957), owner of the Whitehouse Leather Company, suffragette and early proponent of birth control, with English stage and film actress Margaret De Wolfe Wycherly (26 October 1881 – 6 June 1956).
Circa 1915.

Brechin Cathedral and Round Tower - David Waterson 1941

Ayesha - Val Prinsep ~1887