Self portrait (Adelaide Road), 1939, Spencer, Stanley (1891-1959) / Ex-Edward James Foundation, Sussex, UK / Bridgeman Images

Self portrait (Adelaide Road), 1939 Sir Stanley Spencer ~ Ex-Edward James Foundation, Sussex, UK / Bridgeman Images

Never Bring a Dog into a Drawing Room: The Etiquette of Paying Calls with Pets – Mimi Matthews

Portrait of a Lady with Greyhound ~ Václav Brožík ~ (Czech: - detail

Bernard Berenson, 1907 (Sir William Rothenstein) (1872-1945)  Villa I Tatti, The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence

Sir William Rothenstein (English, : Bernard Berenson, Berenson Collection Villa I Tatti/The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence.

The Blacksmith Environmental Portrait 19th by garyhellerphotograph, $29.00

The Blacksmith photograph by Gary Heller Photography A Blacksmith in his shop, back to the raging forge as he looks out the window to see who has come by.

Charles Joseph Soulacroix, "After the Concert", on se croirait chez la duchesse de Guermantes...

emily-whaaa: After the Concert - Charles Joseph Frederick Soulacroix - oil on canvas

"I never knew Edward Carpenter lived in Guildford just above the station…but here he is in his writing ‘hut’ in the 1920s.    You’d not know that now, and with Guildford not even having a gay bar nowadays his history is pretty much hidden. He died there in 1929.    And sweetly and amazingly not only is his lover George Merill buried with him, the gravestone mentions their 40 years together, how radical is that for 1929?!?"

Edward Carpenter escrevia e lia na sua ‘cabana’ de madeira isolada, nos anos

Edward Carpenter Edward Carpenter was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early gay activist. A leading figure in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain, he was instrumental in the foundation of the Fabian Society

Edward Carpenter

Edward Carpenter Edward Carpenter was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early gay activist. A leading figure in late and early Britain, he was instrumental in the foundation of the Fabian Society

Roger Fry, Self portrait  He was described by the art historian Kenneth Clark as "incomparably the greatest influence on taste since Ruskin... In so far as taste can be changed by one man, it was changed by Roger Fry"

Roger Fry - 1928 - championed cezanne- formal aspects of his work.f, modernist= art = imaginative life (life free of the binding necessities of our existance). thing that distinguishes art from life is form.

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