Sunday, August 16, 2009

Nothing Like a Man in Uniform

Well, after that, I think we need little beauty-and-culture chaser. Let's spend a moment, then, contemplating Louis van Loon, pictured by the ineffable Philip de László, one of the last bravura painters of the great tradition.

As you may (or may not) remember, this past summer Mr. Muscato and I visited his house. This is just one of several Lászlós there, including a splendid one of Louis's wife Adele. I really want to be in Amsterdam just now. Alas...

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