Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Portrait Of Monsieur Florentin



Digital painting of a man in an evening dress ca. 1884. After Léon Bonnat.

3 comments:

  1. Here is a story from the 1868 that compliments your illustrations perfectly:
    books.google.com/books?id=yL5Y…

    The narrator travels to the land of Pollyhimnia, a land dominated by women. He must don dresses and petticoats while he is there, clothing reserved for the men of this land

    He learns of the inequities placed upon his sex...

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  2. The story link didnt copy correctly - here it is again:
    http://books.google.com/books?id=yL5YAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA4&lpg=PA4&dq=political+wives+by+a+fantastical&source=bl&ots=sonbQl1pCW&sig=CakdfVBoDirlUblobpQtTzumRcY&hl=en&sa=X&ei=y2B9U47QHfOxsQSv1IDwDg&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=political%20wives%20by%20a%20fantastical&f=false

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  3. No doubt smiling through the discomfort of very tight lacing!

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