A woman painting in a man’s world
She was not extremely well known during her lifetime; in fact, she had to use a man’s name to achieve respect in her field. Michael West, born Corinne Michelle West in 1908, was an Abstract E…
Gibson Girls: The Sexiest Women Of All Time
The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United St
15 Of The Most Beautiful Women Of 1900s Edwardian Era
The Edwardian era is known for beautiful and talented women. As beauty standards change by the decade, at that point pale skin was still in, but blonde hair was out. So as you could imagine, the Edwardian beauty was a brunette with a pale complexion. Not so much the standard these days, huh? But hey, who says you need to go by the standards to be beautiful.
Alphonse Osbert | Symbolist / Pointillist painter
Alphonse Osbert (23 March 1857 - 11 August 1939) was a French Symbolist painter. Educated at the École des Beaux-Arts, his earliest passion was for the great Spanish masters, particularly Jusepe de Ribera. A shift away from his academic style took place in the late 1880s under the influence of several acquaintances associated with Post-Impressionism and Symbolism.