Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Portrait of Xenia Boguslavskaya, 1922, by Frieda Riess, German, born Poland, 1890-exact date and location of death unknown, rumored to have died around 1955. Xenia Boguslavskaya, born Ksenija Leonidovna Boguslavkaja, Russian, artist, 1892-1971.
Official Presidential Portrait of Juan Peron and First Lady Eva Peron, 1948, by Numa Ayrinhac, Argentine, born France, 1881-1951, oil on canvas. Juan Peron, Argentine, politician, military officer, President of Argentina, 1946-1955, 1973-1974. Eva "Evita" Peron, born Eva Duarte, Argentine, 1919-1952.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Illustration from the 1906 French edition of War of the Worlds, by Henrique Alvim Correa, Brazilian, 1876-1910. War of the Worlds, copyright 1898, by H.G. (Herbert George) Wells, English, 1866-1946.
The Carter Family, 1927, photographer unknown. Left to right, A.P. (Alvin Pleasant) Carter, American, musicologist, record producer,vocalist, 1891-1960, Maybelle Carter, born Maybelle Addington, American, guitarist, banjo player, autoharp player, vocalist, 1909-1978, Sara Carter, born Sara Dougherty, American, autoharp player, vocalist, 1898-1979.