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Marjory C. Woodbury’s Lovely Fabric Illustrations
 

Marjory C. Woodbury’s Lovely Fabric Illustrations

Today’s Featured Image Advertising for Indian Head Cloth “Not a Fad but a Fashion” by Marjory C. Woodbury, 1918   Alas, while her illustrations proliferate on Pinterest, I cannot find any information about the life and work of Marjory C. Woodbury. What a shame. I’d love to know more about...
Eva Besnyö – Look Me in the Eye
 

Eva Besnyö – Look Me in the Eye

Today’s Featured Image Today’s Featured Image is Narda, Amsterdam by Eva Besnyö, 1937. Wiki concisely states that Eva Besnyö was a Dutch-Hungarian photographer who participated in the Nieuwe Fotografie movement, which, to be honest, didn’t tell me much. I dug further and found that Dr. Marcus Bunyan over at ArtBlart.com has plenty...
Ooooh, Shiny! It’s Daryl Gortner
 

Ooooh, Shiny! It’s Daryl Gortner

Today’s Featured Image Today’s Featured Image is Pretty in Pink by Daryl Gortner. I like when Daryl Gortner paints shiny objects. I find the hyper-realistic intensity she brings to the reflections fascinating. Take a look at Today’s Featured Image titled Pretty in Pink. In it, a vintage pink teacup, complete with...
Slash and Turn
 

Slash and Turn

Today’s Featured Image Porträt Isabel de Valois, dritte Ehefrau des spanischen Königs Felipe II (Portrait of Elisabeth de Valois, third wife of Spanish King Philip II) by Anthonis Mor, c.1560. Today’s category is The Dress is Everything, and I want to highlight this remarkable example of a European court dress...
Classic Romanticism
 

Classic Romanticism

Today’s Featured Image Regrets by Claude-Marie Dubufe, 1826-27 I liked this painting and wanted to know more, but alas, I could find little depth to the online listings. Before I share the snippets I found, I invite you to take a moment to inspect the image. I love the gorgeous...
Coles Phillips’ Fadeaway Girl
 

Coles Phillips’ Fadeaway Girl

Today’s Featured Image Coles Phillips’ Fadeaway Girl, cover of Good Housekeeping Magazine, October 1916 In the 1910s, artists began portraying American women in a new way. These women were modern, active and athletic. They drove cars. They ran with their dogs, practiced archery and worked in the yard (all the...