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

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Randomly V

(It's been two months and five days since I've had time to scrape together a blog post. We're all moved into the new house, but we're far from set up yet; so much more to do. So I thought I'd make it easy on myself and start off with a simple-to-assemble "randomly" post. It's good to be back.)

Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Lorraine, by Frans Pourbus the Younger, 1606.
Unknown subject, photographer unknown, ND.
Moonrise, by Stanisław Masłowski, 1884.
Marie-Hélène Arnaud and Joanna McCormick in Lanvin, photograph by Henry Clarke, 1957.
Unknown subject, unknown miniaturist, circa 1770s.
Arturo López-Willshaw, by Alexandre Jacovleff, 1923.
Unknown model,  photograph by Studio Arax, ND.
Mademoiselle Vaughan, by Paul César Helleu, 1905 (?).
Family portrait (On the Balcony), by Fyodor Slavyansky, 1851.
L'Amour et l'Hymen buvant dans la coupe de l'Amitié (Cupid and Hymen Drink from the Cup of Friendship),
by Jean-Baptiste Regnault, 1820.
Madame Spranza, Mathew Brady Studio, New York City, circa 1855-60.
Unknown subject, Josiah Johnson Hawes and Albert Sands Southworth, circa 1850.
Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers, 1934. (Film still?)
Anna Pavlova, circa 1911-12.
Portrait of a Monk of the Benedictine Order Holding a Skull, by Sir Anthony van Dyck, ND.
Portrait d'homme, by Maurice Quentin de La Tour, circa 1760.
New Moon, by Isaac Brodsky, 1912.
"French pet store", photographer unknown, circa 1925.
Antoinette-Pauline de Montet-Duchambge, by Robert Lefèvre, circa 1810.
Jimmy Martin, photograph by Kris Studios, ND.
Cordelia, by Sir Walter Westley Russell, 1930.


  1. Thanks for the beautiful images. Happy housewarming!

  2. Wonderful collection, Stephen, love the family on the veranda with grandma ready to correct...:) nice to see you returning with your blog.

  3. Moonrise, the Van Dyke, and Cordelia are my favorites.....missed your pages!

  4. So wonderful to have you back! And with the perfect post. Don't think I've ever seen a picture of Pavlova in street clothes. Stunning.