Nobilior

Kenneth Clark
(in front of Renoir’s La Baigneuse Blonde)
1933
Ah yes, there’s mine.
The Duel After the Masquerade - Jean-Léon Gérôme
I love this kind of paper
 

 

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Gerrit van Honthorst - The Procuress
Nice use of light and shadow. Cf. van Schendel

Gerrit van Honthorst - The Procuress

Nice use of light and shadow. Cf. van Schendel

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Just purchased.
If you like Waugh and you are buying his books new, you can’t do better than volumes from this very elegant series in hardback from Penguin.
Head of a Greek horse in the Via Tribunale, Naples, 1959 ~ Herbert List
Schloss Hof «» Chapel by jandudas on Flickr.
Leather bound 19th century books with marbled page edges and gilt details.
The best kind of books
Bath on a wooden floor
Crosier with the Eagle of Saint John

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London 1953 
Photo: Inge Morath 

London 1953 

Photo: Inge Morath 

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It’s good to be a Duke.
Nice to see he’s a reader of the racing post. Of course he is!

It’s good to be a Duke.

Nice to see he’s a reader of the racing post. Of course he is!

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