01 May 2011

ladies in waiting...


  The Three Graces
 Antonio  Canova, 1799
  The Three Graces
 detail from Primavera
Sandro Botticelli, 1482
The Miller Sisters by David Seidner, 1995
 Pia Getty, Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess Alexandra von Furstenberg,
or as with the Wyndam Sisters 
not short of  Beaton 
or Sargent will do.
The Wyndham Sisters 1950 by Cecil Beaton
Mrs John Wyndham, Lady Cranborne, Lady Roderic Pratt
 The Wyndham Sisters by John Singer Sargeant 1899
Mrs Madeline Adeane, Lady Pamela Glenconner (Stephen Tennant's mother) and Lady Mary Elcho
from a snap at the Royal Wedding:
three sisters

  The Spencer Sisters
Lady Amelia, Lady Eliza and Lady Kitty
daughters of The 9th Earl Spencer & nieces of Diana, Princess of Wales
history of a Lady, here  
 more Sisters? tell me-


  1. Buongiorno Gaye I love the first two naturally but the 3rd one is wonderful !
    Im just sending 2 more to you which MAY amuse
    fay xx

    Im sure the Earl has plans for a painting of his girls if not already ? in Althorpe

  2. The photo of the Miller sisters is one of my favorites. Quite fun to see the nieces of Diana's; what beautiful young women. How about the Gabor sisters (kidding!). Lovely post.

    Have a good Sunday ~ Deb

  3. The Spencer sisters have an awfully pretty mother, Victoria Lockwood, and happily, her genes seem to be predominant.

  4. m WHISTLE- & her she is-

  5. Wonderful post. I love the Miller sister's picture. I hope all's good with you. I've been meaning to catch up with you for ages xx

  6. Beautiful! There is something about three that makes a great picture -

  7. I do love that last photo. . . so full of HOPE.

  8. Nice blog. I love it very much.Especially i love the Miller sister's picture.Amazing.Great job.Thanks a lot for sharing us.
    waiting for kennedy



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