Monday, November 28, 2011

Sweet Berber Girls

Two sweet Berber girls by the French painter Alphonse-Étienne Dinet (1861- 1929). I don’t believe that he really saw anything like this, but he made a lot of money with his fantasies.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Cool Lady in New York

Cool Lady in New York by by the British illustrator David Wright (1912-1967). Kind of pin up, but gorgeous anyway.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Harem Dancer

Another of these kitschy harem dancers by the Austrian painter Hans Zatzka (1859-1945).

Friday, November 4, 2011

Diana Bathing

Diana Bathing (1869/1870) by the French painter Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875). Though Corot became famous for his landscape paintings, he was one of the founders of the Babizon School, in his beginnings he did more traditional art like this Diana.