Portrait of Empress Maria Alexandrovna (detail) 1857. Franz Xaver Winterhalter .
Modesto Faustini - Sogno di Primavera (detail)
At Breakfast (1898). Laurits Andersen Ring (Danish, symbolism, 1853-1933). Oil on canvas.
My favorite flower: the foxglove.
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) has an exceptionally long list of folk names. In addition to its popular identification with fairies and witches, it was also associated with the Virgin Mary, and its European names included Virgin’s Fingers and Our Lady’s Glove. (Reference: Flowers and Flower Lore, 2nd ed., 1884, by the Rev. Hilderic Friend.)
Art: The Drone by Arthur Hacker, 1899.
Concept art for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Night drawing, ” Stars “, suggested song “T.H.M” by Deerhunter.