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, July 1, 2018

Randomly XII

Red parrot tulip, by August Wilhelm Sievert, 1730.
A lady, Bapha, Nepal, 1939. (Courtesy Ralf De Jonge.)
Maria Anna of Pfalz-Neuburg, consort of Carlos II of Spain, by Godfried Schalcken, 1690.
La Grande gerbe d'eau à Marly, by Hubert Robert, 1779.
Mrs. Henry Butterfield, by Norbert Schrödl, 1864.
May Day celebration, Lvov, Ukraine, unknown photographer, 1968.
Fräulein Jungmann-Frühling, by Nicola Perscheid, circa 1900.
Retrato de señora con perro, by Julio Vila y Prades, circa 1912-14.
Apollon et Cyparisse, by Claude-Marie Dubufe, 1821.
German chimney sweeps, circa 1918. Courtesy Stefan Ways. (His great grandfather took this right after the end of WWI.)
Saint Veronica of Milan, by François-Joseph Navez, 1816.
Advertisement for Umegatani Sake, 1926.
Phillips Holmes, 1930.
An Irish Aviatrix (Lady Mary Heath), by Sir John Lavery, 1928.
Max Egon II, Fürst zu Fürstenberg, in the uniform of the Garde du Corps, by Philip de László, 1899.
Ballerina, by Arturo Noci, 1920.
Old Woman Examining a Piece of Gold by the Light of a Lantern/Allegory of Greed, by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1623.
The Bad Sower, by Gustave van de Woestyne, 1908.
Man Sitting in Japanese House with Teapot and Cups, by Baron de Meyer, circa 1900-1910.
Portrait of a Child, Abraham van Strij, 1782.
Child with a Ball, by Johann Baptist Reiter, 1865.
Lady on Horseback, by Roger Fenton, circa 1850s.
The centaur Chiron and Achilles, by Giuseppe Crespi, circa 1695-97.
Study for a "Massacre of the Innocents", French school, circa 1810s.
African-American showgirls in feline costumes, circa 1920s.
Mathieu and the Birds, by Martin Douvil, 2012.
Portrait of the artist's wife (Gabrielle Vallotton), by Félix Vallotton, 1905.
Marion Davies‘ portable star trailer, by Clarence Sinclair Bull, circa 1930s.
Taos, New Mexico, by William Victor Higgins, 1921.
Susanna van Collen née Mogge and her daughter, by Hermanus Numan, 1776.
Fashion illustration, 1780s.
Couch on the Porch, Cos Cob, by Frederick Childe Hassam, circa 1914.
Louise Christiane Fugl, by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, 1825.
Le Supplice d'Ixion, by Abel de Pujol, 1824.
Lady with Lorgnette, by unknown artist, circa 1830s.
Self-portrait with a Portrait of his Wife, Margaretha van Rees, and their Daughter Maria, by Adriaen van der Werff, 1699.
Portrait of Mary Stuart II, while Princess of Orange, by Caspar Netscher, 1683.
Mario Helne, by Lucius L. Gardner, 1898.
Self-portrait with dog, by Bernhard Österman, circa 1900-20.
Tintype, circa 1870s.
Candelabra with Roses, by John Singer Sargent, circa 1885.
Head of a Boy, by Max Klinger, unknown date.
Self-Portrait, by Henri Fantin-Latour, circa 1858.
Nocturne: Orangery Staircase, Versailles, by Edward Steichen, 1908.
The West Wind, by Winslow Homer, 1891.


  1. I think you are a very talented artist and a very interesting person, and I love your blog! Thank you for sharing so many wonderful images.

    1. Thank you so much! What a lovely thing to read first thing in the morning. I so appreciate your kind words, dogma. : )