The Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

This gallery contains 29 photos.

Colored photo of the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, my design made based on my photo of fireworks in the Versailles castle, France and Fabergé’s brooch made for the Russian Imperial Romanov family (circa 1905). “The 14k rose and … Continue reading

A l’ombre d’un oranger

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“Orangers, arbres que j’adore, Que vos parfums me semblent doux ! Est-il dans l’empire de Flore Rien d’agréable comme vous ?” Éloge de l’oranger – Jean de la Fontaine Émile Vernon painting “Beauty under the orange tree” and Des petits … Continue reading

Ô Miranda, toi qui illumine de ta beauté la mer bleue

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Kenneth Jay Lane coral brooch, my photo of the sea in Tenerife (Puerto de la Cruz), Mucha illustration and Sir Frank Bernard Dicksee’s painting “Miranda” (1878).

Art Nouveau beauty


Alexandre De Riquer illustration (1899) and Lalique enamel and glass brooch (1910).
Art Nouveau (or Art nouille) is an artistic movement of late 19th century and early 20th century, characterized by sinuous lines and designs inspired by the nature (flowers, trees…). Alphonse Mucha, Elizabeth Sonrel and Gaspar Camps are renowned Art Nouveau illustrators.