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John William Waterhouse - 'I am half sick of shadows' said The Lady of Shalott

Dame Ellen Terry,GBE (1847–1928) as Lady Macbeth, 1889 ~ Painted by John Singer Sargent. Leading Shakespearean Actress in Britain. Born into family of actors; began acting as a child in Shakespeare plays; continued as a teen, in London & on tour. Wikipedia http://www.flickr.com/photos/32357038@N08/3307414412/

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Autumn Day No. 1 - limited Edition Archival Print

By Amber Alexander on Etsy

Before Photography ? You had to pose for the painter to capture the instant, by a quick sketch on set, then in the atelier. - Avant la photographie, vous deviez vous faire croquer sur place par le peintre dans un premier lieu, puis il peignait ensuite dans son atelier. - The Wedding Book ~ Edmund Blair Leighton