Eighteenth-century Louis XV Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Lacquer and Ebonized Bureau Plat, circa 1750 (Property from the Collection of Dodie Rosekrans from Palazzo Brandolini, Grand Canal, Venice, İtaly , renovated by Tony Duquette)
Palazzo Valguarnera-Gangi in Palermo, Sicily. The house was constructed in several phases during the 18th century and completed circa 1780.
Hubert de Givenchy, 1960s
The Museum at FIT
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Charles James, 1939
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party 1881
To keep with the Renoir theme: This painting is held within the Phillips Collection, Washington DC. The work is an absolute jewel and anyone already familiar with Renoir’s colors in person would still be blown away by the radiance of this piece.
6:00 pm, Feb. 11, 2011. Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt. A huge roar went up from the hundreds of thousands of Egyptian protestors in Tahrir Sq. and many began to weep and embrace each other - overwhelmed with emotion and joy as Hosni Mubarak was stepping down from power after 30 years of rule.
[Credit : Peter Turnley]