L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i



Sunday, August 30, 2015

Randomly IV


Marion Davies, in "Beverly of Graustark", 1926.
Jean Alut l'ainé, miniature by Pierre Chasselat, circa 1780s.
Reservoir at Villa Falconieri, Frascati, by Maxfield Parrish, 1903.
Unknown, nd.
David Garrick and Eva Maria Garrick, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1772-73.
Comte Étienne de Beaumont and his wife Edith, dressed in costumes of the comte's design, 1920s.
Erato, Muse of Lyric Poetry and Cupid, by Charles Meynier, 1798-1800.
Unknown, nd.
Alexander II after his assassination, by Konstantin Makovsky, 1881.
(The Tsar had been - literally - blown up; it would prove difficult to arrange his corpse in a presentable manner.)
Garden Steps Leading to the Artist's Studio on Blegdammen, by Christen Købke, circa 1845.
Figure study, by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, nd.
 A Woodland Bather, by Henry Scott Tuke, before 1893.
Models, circa 1915.
An Elegant Figure Playing a Guitar at a Balustrade With a Macaw, by Jan Josef Horemans the Elder, circa early 18th century.
Flora, by Alexander Roslin, 1755.
Miniature by Louis-Lié Périn-Salbreux, circa 1790.
Vivien Leigh as Lady Macbeth, photograph by Angus McBean, 1955.
Parc de St. Cloud, by Constant Troyon, circa 1830s.
Sir Arthur Sykes, 7th Baronet Sledmere, by Simon Elwes, 1936.
Baron Alexander Sergeyevich Stroganov, by Alexander Varnek, 1814.
(If the date is correct, the portrait would have been completed three years after Stroganov's death.)






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