François Boucher | La toilette intime
Posts tagged painting.
Eugénie de Montijo (via 1853 Eugénie de Montijo by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Versailles) | Grand Ladies | gogm)
Giovanni Boldini | Marchesa Luisa Casati with a greyhound | c. 1908
I completely forgot her in my “Favorite 20th Century Icon” post earlier. She is the namesake of the Marchesa fashion house (for those of you who didn’t know).
Edwin Landseer | c. 1836
One of these wire-haired terriers has a ram’s horn snuff container and wears a Scottish bonnet, while the other has a clay pipe in its mouth and wears a lady’s cap. A critic observed that the artist ‘gives them all the intelligence of the canine nature’ but ‘never plays with the falsehood of a fanciful or humanised expression’.
Susanna Hope by Joseph Wright of Derby | c. 1771