Hunting stop, painted for the dining room of the Petit apartments of Louis XV, King of France (1715-1774), in Fontainebleau (Ile-de-France) 1737.
Chevalier Charles d’Éon.
Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France.
He remained famous for his pronounced taste for transvestis, because he lived large parts of his life as a woman and had a lifelong reputation as an excellent fencer.
THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL.
COSSACK FAIRY TALES.
Opera costume for Sadko by Natalia Goncharova.
Russian folk tale.
NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
RUSSIAN ART, BY NICOLAS ROERICH
THE SOUL OF RUSSIA
Harvester at Berkshire County Mass. 1899
A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.
Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan. Tokyo 1892.
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.