Seriously colorful suit at LFW today
John William Watrhouse, study for the portrait of the marchioness of Downshire.
This is the central panel of a gesso wall frieze titled “The Wassail” by Charles Rennie Mackintosh from 1900. If you look closely enough, you can see the beads, string, and steel pins that embellish it. Mackintosh was a Scottish painter, architect, and designer of Art Nouveau and is often labeled as the pioneer of the Modernist Movement.
favorite illustrator and inspiration
The Pink cabinet at the Engers Palace, a late baroque hunting and summer palace, designed by Johannes Seiz, on the Rhine in Neuwied district in Rhineland-Palatinate.
In the Pink Cabinet the unusual stucco is by Michael Eytel
He found the time to engage in a long, tedious, disgusting research.
Louis (?) Chovin, from Histoire de la Révolution française (History of the French revolution) vol. 1, by Jules Michelet, Paris, 1869.
“I’ve had the coat for years, the dress is from Fida. The rope was tied around a carpet, now it’s my belt.
Usually I want to be unnoticed. Maybe that’s the reason I wear black mostly.
My friend Aura has a great style. She looks like Aura, not like anyone else.”20 February 2013, Yrjönkatu