Guillaume Seignac,The Awakening of Psyche (detail) 1904.
The finished “Fall Flower Fairy” dress and crown. I like how this dress turned out, I think it’s really cute and it makes me happy! Hopefully i’ll be able to get proper photos of in a pumpkin patch or someplace autumny.
The whole thing was made in a week from chiffon, organza, tulle, and sixty dollars worth of fake flowers. It was really easy and fun to work on.
Prince Grigory Gagarin - Portrait of the officer of the Caucasus corps, 1844-1855.
Prince Gagarin was an amateur painter who made a lot of oriental paintings during his travels. Also he was a friend of Lermontov (he followed him in exile to Caucasus).