A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.
Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)
Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
London Street Art.
Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character.
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Alethe, Priestess of Isis.
The Epicurean, a Tale by Thomas Moore.
Court jester costume. France 16th century.
Costume de Fou. XVIe siècle D’après le Chevallier-Chevignard.
Fantasy costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst
‘Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914.
Dione is in Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she is equated with Venus. Or Dione (Greek Διώνη) is in Greek mythology, the daughter of Atlas and the wife of Tantalus, thus the mother of Broteas, Pelops and Niobe.
Art deco, Art nouveau fashion era.
Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst.
Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.
Art deco, Art Nouveau era