Actress Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993)
A beautiful low chroma portrait painting of Mme Mucha, lovingly immortalized by Alphonse Mucha.
Details from the rear cover of the Lindau Gospels.
Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover
[Probably Salzburg, ca. 760–90]
Earlier binding used as lower cover on Lindau Gospels, Abbey of St. Gall, Switzerland, late ninth century
350 x 275 mm
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1901; MS M. 1
A book cover that looks like jewelry. And it’s over a thousand years old! Awesome.
Karlie Kloss by Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia December 2011
© wong kar-wai, dir. // in the mood for love, 2000
Spotted in Kinokuniya’s bathroom #doctorwho #daleks #teamrosetyler (at Kinokuniya )
Christian Lacroix, 1988
The Kyoto Costume Institute
Carmen Dell’Orefice for Thierry Mugler Couture Fall Winter 1995
Jim Morrison photographed by Joel Brodsky, 1967