Painter James Whistler was whom Mark Twain patterned his own look after. Whistler was a notorious dandy & style icon long before Twain was.

Mark Twain

James Abbott McNeill Whistler ~ A Colorful Painter

Arrangement in Grey: Portrait of the Painter, 1872 James McNeill Whistler

The Artist’s Mother” by American painter James McNeill Whistler.

Arrangement in Yellow and Grey - James McNeill Whistler

Nocturne: Blue and Gold - St Mark's, Venice - James McNeill Whistler

James Mc Neill Whistler (American born, British based Painter 1834-1903) Harmony in Coral and Blue Milly Finch

Gold and Grey: the Sunny Shower - Dordrecht - James McNeill Whistler - beautiful colour

James McNeill Whistler.

Martha Graham

Tamara de Lempicka, Polish Art Deco painter, as glamorous as her paintings! Photographed by Dora Kallmus (Madame D'Ora)

Henri Matisse

Alphonse Mucha

muse Frida Kahlo for photographer Imogen Cunningham

Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait, 1855, born July 19, 1834, died September 27, 1917

Rene Magritte, MOMA, New York, 1965, by Steve Schapiro

Edouard Manet

American ceramic artist and painter Toshiko Takaezu: "You are not an artist simply because you paint or sculpt or make pots that cannot be used. An artist is a poet in his or her own medium. And when an artist produces a good piece, that work has mystery, an unsaid quality; it is alive."

Claude Monet

Gustav Klimt, 1908. Photo by Madame D’Ora