“The Game of Chess” by French artist Delphin Enjolras (1865–1945), who often painted young women illuminated by lamplight. With thanks to Michael Chukwuma Mkpadi who identified the artwork for me.
Photo by South African artist Lorraine Loots
By American artist Charles Pfahl (1946-2013)
Mail delivery to Kate Smith at Camp Sunshine, on her island, Lake Placid, N.Y.
Kate addresses bomb for delivery in Germany.
I have long been a fan of Franklin Booth’s black & white art, but his evocation of autumn from 1911 captures my heart as well.
“The Casket” (1924) by Noel Denholm Davis, English portrait artist. One source notes that the model was either his wife or daughter, and characterizes her look as “enigmatic.” No kidding.