{vintage portraits}

An artist once requested that I sit for a portrait, and although I graciously declined, it has been great fun being swept up in the beautiful world of vintage portraits – searching for the perfect one, and following the discoveries of others . . .

{via a beautiful living}

{portraits with a neoclassical twist at JDG}

{portrait of woman from Santa Barbara at paris hotel boutique}

{via a beautiful living}

{Shoot Factory via absolutely beautiful things}

{photography by Roger Davies; O at Home Spring 2008}

Completely inspired by this collection of portraits of varying sizes and frames –flanked by a pair tufted fuchsia chairs, it is an arrangement of pure sophistication.

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the gallery effect; a great loss; a great find; vintage lady portraits

{images: 1 – flickr; 3 – JDG; 4 + 7 – Paris Hotel Boutique Journal}