Sunday, January 25, 2015

Standing Nude

Standing Nude, 1931, by William Mortensen, American, 1897-1965.

View From the Study Window, The World's First Photograph

View From the Study Window, 1827, by Nicephore Niepce, French, 1765-1833.  Top view original photograph as it looks today.  Bottom view, modern reproduction showing how the photograph originally looked.

Fort Pitt

Plans for a new fort at Pittsburgh, 1759.  Architect unknown.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Natalie Wood

Portraits of Natalie Wood, 1960s, by Peter Basch, American, born Germany, 1921-2004.  Natalie Wood, born Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko, American, actress, 1938-1981.

Audrey Hepburn

Portrait of Audrey Hepburn, 1950s by Angus McBean, English, 1904-1990.  Audrey Hepburn, born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, English, born Belgium, actress, 1929-1993.

Marlene Dietrich

Portrait of Marlene Dietrich, 1952, by Milton H. Greene, American, 1922-1985.  Marlene Dietrich, born Marie Magdalene Dietrich, actress, singer, American, born Germany, 1901-1992.

Monday, January 12, 2015

La Dolce Vita the Trevi Fountain

Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in La Dolce Vita.  La Dolce Vita, 1960, directed by Federico Fellini, Italian, film director, writer, 1920-1993.  Marcello Mastroianni, Italian, actor, 1924-1996.  Anita Ekberg,born Kerstin Anita Ekberg,  Swedish, actress, model, 1931-2015.

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita poster, 1960,  designed by Giorgio Olivetti, Italian.  La Dolce Vita, 1960 directed by Federico Fellini, film director, writer, Italian, 1920-1993.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Hilo Wharf

Hilo Wharf, 1940, by Robert Lee Eskridge, American, 1891-1975.  Oil on canvas.

Olympia Of Hawai'i

Olympia Of Hawai'i (With Apologies to Manet), 1927, by Madge Tennent, American, born England, 1889-1972.  Oil on canvas.

Surfer Girl

Surfer Girl, 1927, by Gene Pressler, American, 1893-?.  Oil on canvas.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Raquel Welch

Portrait of Raquel Welch, 1992, by George Hurrell, American, 1904-1992.  Raquel Welch, born Jo Raquel Tejada, American, actress, 1940-.