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'Chinese Girl' by Russian-South African artist Vladimir Tretchikoff http://www.russianartandculture.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Chinese-Girl-Tretchikoff-933x1024.jpg

Edward Hopper - room with a view. Forgotten about Hopper. One of my favourites. Makes me feel like I'm spying on people!

ca 1785-95. Open gown and petticoat of cream silk, painted with sprays of leaves, flowers and fruit, mainly in red, blue and green. The bodice is lined with white linen, is boned and comes to a sharp point at the back and features long, fitted sleeves. Gown skirt is cut with a wide circular train. Silk painted in China, exported to Britain, and made up by a mantua-maker.

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Henri Matisse The Cut-Outs….Now at the MoMA (The Sartorialist)

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Rae, a 20 year old, biomedical engineering student stuck between the world of science and art and literature. She finds magic in the weirdest places and joy in the strangest things and beauty in the unconventional.

Edward Bawden: "The Vicar" illustration from 'Life in an English Village', published in 1949 by King Penguin. The drawings are of Bawden's own adopted village, Great Bardfield in Essex.

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Evening gown by Lanvin; illustration by Jean Demarchy for Harper's Bazaar, ca. 1955.

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