The Surgeon Evgeny Vasilyevich Pavlov in the Operating Theatre (1888)

Evgeny Vasilyevich Pavlov

Ilya Repin – What Freedom! (1903)

Osias Beert – Still life with oysters

Osias Beert – Still life with oysters – c1610

Oysters, and all their symbolism…

Miguel Covarrubias – Cafe Pigalle

cafe pigalle

As for Covarrubias, his en wikipedia page is a bit of a mess, the spanish version perhaps a little better, which may or may not be of assistance.

G Caillebotte – Le pont de l’Europe

G Caillebotte Le pont de l'Europe

The road bridge just next to Gare Saint-Lazare. The couple are supposedly prostitute and client. There’s also a juxtaposition of middle- and working-class. The dog…?

L’Histoire d’Adèle H.


L’Histoire d’Adèle H.

Isabelle Adjani going the absolute 100% (obsessive unrequited love for a military officer leads to her downfall etc etc…) And maybe from François Truffaut’s output more worth a watch nowadays than a lot of others.

Anders Andersen-Lundby – Wintertag am See 1887

Anders Andersen-Lundby - Wintertag am See 1887

Anders Andersen-Lundby – Wintertag am See 1887
Just that little bit Christmas cardy… oh just a little…

Leonor Fini, Figures on a Terrace

Leonor Fini, Figures on a Terrace

Leonor Fini, Figures on a Terrace

Leonor Fini (1907–1996) Argentinian surrealist painter, designer, and author, (known for her depictions of powerful women… as Wikipedia wants it)

John Singer Sargent – Repose

Singer Sargent

Paul Delvaux, Crucifixion (1952)


Delvaux, Paul, crucifixion 1952

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