This painting dates from the most characteristic period of Louis XV’s reign and shows an extremely accurate representation of the society of that time.
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… Read More
THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL. COSSACK FAIRY TALES. ONCE upon a time in a certain village there lived two neighbors; one was rich, very rich, and the other so poor… Read More
Opera costume for Sadko by Natalia Goncharova. Russian folk tale.
NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. ILLUSTRATIONS. Nicolas Roerich. The Ancestors of Man. Décor de Théâtre. The Arrow of the Allies. After a painting by Leon Bakst.
Harvester at Berkshire County Mass. 1899
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
Costumes & customs in Japan by Kazuma Ogawa. Tokyo 1892
“No. I, Iidamachi, Shichome, Kojimachiku, Tokyo, Japan.”
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… Read More