12 September 2011

What they wore: the Doge & the Actress



a new sometime series-
Grand Portraiture of Centuries Past paired with Quotations by unlikely comrades-

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.- Katharine Hepburn

Portrait of Doge Vincenzo Querini by Narzari

1 comment:

  1. He must have become very hot in the summer. But I love this painting. Mary



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