Monday, January 12, 2009

This is a lovely fashion illustration from the early 20th century by Parisian designer Paul Poiret. I like the juxtaposition of the lady in black against the white column. The first time I saw this image, I thought of the black and white columns in the High Priestess card in the RWS Tarot. The moon adds a mysterious touch, and there's an overall melancholic feeling which makes this more poetic than the typical fashion sketch.

1 comment:

Eccentric Scholar said...

What a stunning find! You're right -- so very poetic, and mysterious, and profound.