2016. február 28., vasárnap

Nude on a Pink Divan

René François Xavier Prinet (French, 1861-1946): Nude on a Pink Divan c.1925 - Prinet taught many pupils, first at his open studio in Montparnasse, and then at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts… He was a member in the 1890s of the movement known as La Bande Noire led by Charles Cottet, influenced by the realism and dark colours of Courbet…

2016. február 13., szombat

2016. február 11., csütörtök

Ballerina Madeleine Parker

Parker, a student of Michel Fokine’s, had made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, by the age of 12. Her image is preserved in bronze sculptures created by the American, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, who used Parker as her model for Playdays, for which Parker posed in 1924 when she was only 12.

Ballerina Madeleine Parker in her dressing room (1925). Photo by Sasha/Getty Images.