Detail of Music and dancing in the enchanted garden. #Williamhogarth #Handel
Mara Galeazzi and Edward Watson in the firebird. The Royal Ballet.
Photo and copyright Dave Morgan
Portrait of a man in red, German or Netherlandish School, c. 1530-50
Some scholars believe this is a portrait of King Henry Viii’s bustard son, the Duke of Richmond.
In the temple of the God of Dance. #nijinsky #balletboys #balletMay try to remove blue triangle from upper left. Should. I
Sterling Baca - American Ballet Theatre
Princess Charlotte of Belgium, Empress of Mexico.
Archduchess of Austria, Maximilian’s wife.
It is interesting how Queen Victoria and her eldest daughter thought of her as the most intelligent and dutiful royal personage they knew. Her descent into maddness came as a real shock to them both.
What a remarkable family the Coburgs were/are. Full of talents and extremes of behaviour ; rather more than Bismarck’s dismissal of them as the, ‘stud farm of Europe. ‘
When will someone write a new book on the Emporer and Empress of Mexico?
I realize more and more how extraordinarily clever I am and that you have not got a sufficiently high opinion of my superior intelligence.
Elisabeth to Franz Joseph. ca. 1867 (via worldofhabsburgs)
A hard letter to get from your partner.