cavetocanvas:

Georges de Feure, The Botanist
books0977:


Polaire reading in bed. Polaire was the stage name used by French singer and actress Émilie Marie Bouchaud (1874–1939).
Polaire was naturally slender, endowed with the ”sinewy, muscular body of a little Arab” and a ”rib-cage like a Spanish bolero.” Her supposed ugliness – her large hands, large feet, thick mouth and long nose – were flaunted by her promoters. She posed as an enemy of ”civilisation,” and cultivated, on stage, a sensually barbaric style. 
theniftyfifties:

James Dean
bienenkiste:

Emily Ruhl by Olivia Malone
joewhyteillustration:

Miss Lily Elsie
design-is-fine:

Georges de Feure, Elegant women at the Beach, 1900-02. Note the cute dachshund between the skirts. Collection Jane Abdy, London.