Saturday, May 25, 2013

Federico Andreotti: Rococo Revival


Rococo is such a spring-like time, the style really doesn't lend itself to any other season (maybe summer but it's too hot for all those clothes). Time and time again floral prints and pastel colors come into fashion right around spring. It's  a tradition I guess. I like these light hearted paintings by Italian artist Federico Andreotti (1847-1930). They really capture the mood of the spring I wish we were having.

An Afternoon Tea source



The Young Suitor source

I can't seem to find any substantive information about him. I suppose some of these will be added to the imaginary art gallery anyway. There is something of the spirit of a Dumas novel about these, combined with the feeling one gets while eating ice cream. 

A New Basket of Flowers source

The Love Letter source

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