Saturday, March 31, 2012

Antique Sculptures - Bilderbuch fur Kinder

 Left: Hercules, Flore, Esculapius and others, The Nine Muses, Right: Neptune, Ceres, Apollon and others.

Left: Diana, Vulcan, Minerva and others, Center: Mars, Venus, Cupid, Mercury and one other, Right: Chronos, Rhea, Jupiter, Juno and others.

More illustrations from the Bertuch's Bilderbuch für Kinder at this post.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Cleo de Merode - La Belle Epoque Ballerina and Muse


Left, Alfredo Mȕller portrait of Cleo de Merode, at the Wake Forest University Print Collection, right Manuel Benedito from Art Contrarian's blog.

Photograph of Cleo de Merode, and a postcard by W. Braun.

 Photograph of Cleo de Merode, painting titled Cleo de Merode Au Salon by Carlos Vasquez y Obeda, and a poster from the Theatre Royal de l'Alcazar.
Cleo de Merode, an icon between Romanticism and Symbolism.

Portraits of Cleo de Merode.

Sculpture of Cleo de Merode.

More images of Cleo de Merode at Oltre Il Muro.

Postcards and prints are for sale on Ebay.

Advertisement for mineral water with Sarah Bernhardt, Cléo de Mérode, Carolina "la belle" Otéro and Yvette Guilbert.

Cleo de Merode et la photographie

  Le Ballet de ma vie

Portraits of the Belle Epoque

  Posters of the Belle Epoque: The Wine Spectator Collection

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Olive Ann Alcorn - Alta Technical Studies Series A

Olive Ann Alcorn appeared in the films The Phantom of the Opera with Lon Chaney, The Long Arm of Mannister, Up the Ladder, For a Woman's Honor and Sunnyside with Charlie Chaplin from 1919 to 1925. She also posed for Xan Stark at San Francisco's Alta Studios for a portfolio titled Art Studies Series A.
A few images from the portfolio are for sale on Ebay.
More images at Lapetitemelancolie.

Chaplin - The Collection, Vol. 5 - Sunnyside / Hot Finish

More photos by Xan Stark, Ata Studios.

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