rooi rouge

indian maiden (c. 1920s) – unknown artist i don’t wear red often enough, it always does something for the spirit.

central park

Neither the cold of winter nor the gloom of the Great Depression kept the children of New York City from enjoying Central Park, the city’s greatest green space. Artist Carl Nelson had almost as much fun as the children, drawing by the hour despite the chill of February 1934. When…

blue violinist

Marie-Anne Weber au Violon Alto (1903) – Théo van Rysselberghe i usually have a pretty tough time deciding what the daily painting is going to be (so many!) but this blue – i love this blue.


autumn (also known as profile of lydia) (1880) – mary cassatt i’m really feeling autumn & winter today. can you tell? the colours are amazing too, obvs.


Portrait of Lillah McCarthy (1920) – Ambrose McEvoy {image source}


Portrait of Elizy (1905) – Stanisław Wyspiański actually a pastel, ho hum (should this be a daily art post? no, too broad). highly recommend googling him for more pastelly goodness.

Una, Lady Troubridge

Una, Lady Troubridge (1924) – Romaine Brooks i love this portrait, so delightfully eccentric. and her name is just perfect – UNA.