Lina Cavalieri, c1900, She was considered one the most beautiful woman in the world. As a young girl, she ran from the orphanage with a theatre group, made career as vaudeville singer first in Paris and soon all around Europe. In 1900 she debuted as opera singer, soon conquering the operahouses of Monte-Carlo, Paris and New York. She was famous for her hour-glass-like corsets, visible in photographs and portraits by Cesare Tallone and Giovanni Boldini.
As 10 fotografias brasileiras mais famosas de todos os tempos: a lista das listas
4 — A garota de Ipanema (1960) Fotografia feita em março de em 1960 pelo fotógrafo francês Milan Alram, na praia de Ipanema, no Rio de Janeiro. Dois anos depois, a garota da foto, Eneida Menezes Paes Pinto Pinheiro (Helô Pinheiro), seria imortalizada por Vinícius de Moraes e Tom Jobim na canção “Garota de Ipanema”, uma das músicas mais executadas no mundo. Fotografia: Milan Alram.
leseanthomas: Mind-blowing oil paintings by Austrian/Jewish painter, LUDWIG DEUTSCH, LEON GEROME & RUDOLF ERNST in the late 1800s: The subject, “The Palace Guard” were depictions of North African medieval Muslims, THE MOORS, who settled in & ruled Northern Africa and invaded and conquered many parts of what we would now consider “Southern Europe (Spain, Portugal, France & Southern Italy-ala Sicily)” for nearly 800 years, from as early as the 7th to the 15th century. Their ...