portraiture

italians

i have posted about giancarlo rado before, but he is always worth a revisit. his collection of italian portraits seem to just get better and better with each viewing… i’d love to own one of these as a print.

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zinaida serebryakova

zinaida serebryakova (1884 – 1967) was among the first female russian painters of distinction.

self portrait at the dressing table – 1909

portrait of dc lancere – 1910

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this & that

this… béla kontuly via kraftgenie

… and that… étiquettes boissons via agence eureka

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parisian pin-ups

Jean-Gabriel Domergue (1889—1962) was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women

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rudolf schlichter

portrait of karola neher - 1929 - rudolf schlichter

found via art inconnu – an absolute treasure trove of forgotten & under-appreciated artists.

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elizy

http://i.imgur.com/UQ3vO.jpg

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.

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Una, Lady Troubridge

http://i.imgur.com/ee4PG.jpg

Una, Lady Troubridge (1924)Romaine Brooks

i love this portrait, so delightfully eccentric. and her name is just perfect – UNA.

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portrait of gertha felsovanyi

Portrait of Gertha Felsovanyi (1902)Gustav Klimt

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