★ ‘Madame Bergeret’ by Francois Boucher
~ Arts and Culture / ~ Things of the Past

★ ‘Madame Bergeret’ by Francois Boucher

★ I have something of a passion for the French Ancien Regime, so I find this beautiful portrait of ‘Madame Bergeret’ by Francois Boucher (possibly 1766) to be absolutely delightful. Boucher is one of the quintessential Rococo painters, with his work perfectly encapsulating… Continue reading

★ Making History: LACMA’s Historical Pattern Project
~ Retrospectives / ~ Things of the Past

★ Making History: LACMA’s Historical Pattern Project

★ In 2011, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) began a project to pull patterns from various pieces in their costume collection. Initially working with theatrical costume designer Thomas John Bernard, the Costume and… Continue reading