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, December 9, 2018

Déshabillée - when you just can't be bothered to get all the way dressed


 Mefody Lukyanov, by Konstantin Somov, 1918.
(Lukyanov was the artist's lover from 1910 to 1932.)
Bei der Toilette, by Johann Baptist Reiter, 1842.
Doctor Alphonse Leroy, by Jacques-Louis David, 1783.
The comtesse du Barry with her page Zamor, by Jean-Baptiste André Gautier-Dagoty, circa 1774.
Queen Victoria, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1843.
Jean Harlow, publicity for Dinner at Eight, 1933.
Nathaniel Hurd, by John Singleton Copley, 1765-66.
"Portrait of a Lady traditionally identified as Anne de La Grange-Trianon, circle of François-Hubert Drouais", first half of the 18th century.
Pierre-Jacques-Onésyme Bergeret de Grancourt, by François-André Vincent, 1774.
Portrait of a lady, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, circa 1850s.
"Dr. Pozzi at home" (Samuel-Jean Pozzi), by John Singer Sargent, 1881.
Betrachtung im Negligée, by Johann Baptist Reiter, 1847.
Self-Portrait, by Johann Heinrich Roos, 1682.
Young woman, by Anna Dorothea Therbusch, circa 1770s.
Madame Souty reclinada en un sofá, by Ignacio Zuloaga y Zabaleta, 1921.
Johann Joachim Winckelmann, by Anton von Maron, 1768.
Lacing the Corset, by Constantinus Fidelio Coene, circa 1830s.
Sig Ulmanis, by Kris Studios, circa late 1950s.



1 comment:

  1. I hope déshabillée means casually dressed without corsets, rather than naked. Thus Portrait of a lady, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (c1850) and Betrachtung im Negligée, by Johann Baptist Reiter (1847) are still in good taste and not tacky.

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