All the Pretty Flowers

“In emerald tufts, flowers purple, blue and white;
Like sapphire, pearl, and rich embroidery,
Buckled below fair knighthood’s bending knee;
Fairies use flower for their charactery.” 
― William Shakespeare

André Bauchant (French, 1873-1958), Bouquet de digitales [Bouquet of foxgloves], 1929.

Oil on canvas, 108.4 x 81 cm. Peale Museum, Baltimore.

Moissonnier Frères from France

Suvi Koponen by Sebastian Kim for Vogue China, February 2016

Emil Nolde (German, 1867-1956), Verbascum and Lilies, 1939. Oil on canvas, 88.5 x 73.3 cm. Kunstmuseum, Mulheim an der Ruhr.

“The sun, rising and setting in splendid colors, never grows tired of its admirers―much like a lady, aglow with grace, never grows tired of chivalrous acts or pretty flowers.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich, 
Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

Giambattista Valli Haute Couture Spring 2016.

Paris Fashion Week.

French Heritage Furniture

Antonio Marras Ready To Wear Fall/Winter 2014.

“Flowers and fruits are always fit presents; flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Isaac Grünewald (Swedish, 1889-1946), Still life with flowers.

Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm.

A summer bouquet, 1947, Jan Sluijters. Dutch (1881 – 1957)

“Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star.” 
― Paul A.M. Dirac

Zuhair Murad Pre Fall 2016.


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