Monday, 30 May 2016


Claude Monet, Storm at Belle-Ile (1885)

Albert Bierstadt, Storm in the Mountains (1870)
Robert Henri, Marine - Storm Sea (1911)

Monday, 16 May 2016

The Green Bugatti

Autoportrait (Tamara in the Green Bugatti), 1925, Oil on wood, 35 x 26 cm. Private collection.

The funny thing about this painting, which is one of my favourite paintings in all the world, is that Tamara de Lempicka never owned a green Bugatti, but a yellow Renault. But she said, she dressed like a green Bugatti, and the Bugatti like her, and that was all that mattered.

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