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An old soul who loves new shoes and classic everything- clothing, etiquette, films, and literature.

archivesofamericanart:

Mwah, kisses.

Gertrude Abercrombie kissing an unidentified man, ca. 1945 / unidentified photographer. Gertrude Abercrombie papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Dwan Gallery exhibition announcement for Arena of love, not after 1965. Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y.) records, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Frida Kahlo, New York, N.Y. letter to Emmy Lou Packard, San Francisco, Calif., 1940 October 24. Emmy Lou Packard papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

design-is-fine:

François Boucher, screen design Rocaille, 1730s. France. Via Cooper Hewitt
This etching is iconic for its inclusion of the French word rocaille. In the 18th century, it referred to the irregular rockwork that was used to embellish picturesque grottos and garden fountains but the word has since come to be synonymous with the rococo as a style. Source

design-is-fine:

François Boucher, screen design Rocaille, 1730s. France. Via Cooper Hewitt

This etching is iconic for its inclusion of the French word rocaille. In the 18th century, it referred to the irregular rockwork that was used to embellish picturesque grottos and garden fountains but the word has since come to be synonymous with the rococo as a style. Source

decomposion:

Art history meme (x) - 2/4 colours - lilac (for dany)

Violets, sweet violets by John William Godward | Waterloo Bridge. Effect of Fog by Claude Monet | The Feathered Fan by Vittorio Matteo Corcos | Art by Yoshitaka Amano from his artbook  Le Roi De La Lune Flora by Louise Abbéma