you didn't know?
baby Winston, age 1
toddler Cocteau, age 2
dreamer Schiap, age 7
& my favorite, playing dress up:
Edward and Wallis, age 11
Gypsy Rose Lee, age 4
Exhibited in 1951-Stanley Marcus bought the lot of Marcel Vertes' fanciful imaginings of famous personalities of the day for his Dallas store, Neiman Marcus. the story of Marcus' purchase here
Bianchi's softly tinted walls awash in Vertes Flesh Pink
& her collection of Vertes
and for real Vertes, these alas, are just postcards Neiman Marcus produced- go see Penelope Bianchi's collection here and read her personal remembrances of growing up with Vertes-his paintings, that is. I always love to get comments from Penelope, her enthusiasm is infectious and she enriches us all at her own blog-linked just above.