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Lina Cavalieri 1905 by SayaValentine

Natalina "Lina" Cavalieri December 1874 – 7 February was an Italian opera soprano singer, actress, and monologist.

Beautiful 1905 dress worn by Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957), an eccentric Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early 20th century Europe. As the concept of dandy was expanded to include women, the Marchesa Casati fitted the utmost female example by saying: “I want to be a living work of art”

Marchesa Luisa Casati in Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early century Europe. As the concept of dandy was expanded to include women, the Marchesa Casati fitted the utmost female example by saying: "I want to be a living work of art".

Margaine-Lacroix gown

Margaine-Lacroix and the dresses that shocked Paris

ladylabsinthe: “ The year 1908 marked the true turning point in fashion, when the stiffly corseted, heavy-bosomed ideal of the Fin-de-Siècle, with its attendant bulk of rustling underwear, finally.

the-art-of-mourning: “Portrait of a Lady in Black”, c. 1895, by William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916). Source

Portrait of a Lady in Black Art Print for sale. Shop your favorite William Merritt Chase Portrait of a Lady in Black Art Print without breaking your banks.

Lina Cavalieri, (1874 -1944) Italian opera soprano, actress, and monologist, and one of the most beautiful women of her era.

Lina Cavalieri, Italian opera soprano, actress, and monologist, and one of the most beautiful women of her era.

kylady809:    Beauty From Another Time

1914 This could be a girl slightly older than Pollyanna. Many still had long, uncut hair. It would not usually have been piled high (as in Gibson Girl time) but hair was usually arranged to extend around the head and come out some from the sides.

June 1908 Ladies' Home Journal Fashion Cover

LÁMINAS ANTIGUAS 3-Ideas y Trabajos terminados

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