Yessss, giant hats.
There’s a link doing the rounds that deserves a much wider audience and certainly a greater role in the national consciousness. This particular precis, which can be found here, is a study conducted by Dr Lawrence Britt in 2003 detailing the defining traits of fascism. The reason it’s so…
I usually refrain from making political posts, but this one makes some excellent points.
Alphonse Mucha - Primrose and Feather (1899)
Scrummy little pink number - 1908
Nicolas Lancret: Les Heures du Jour, c. 1740.
Four oil on copper paintings, c. 18 × 36 cm, from top to bottom: morning, midday, afternoon, and evening. In February 1741, engravings of them by Nicolas de Larmessin III were presented to the Academie in Paris. Morning seems to have been exhibited in the Salon of 1739.
It is interesting to compare how differently Caspar David Friedrich treated the same subject eighty years later.