Art Report: Feature Muse Marchesa Luisa Casati

Marchesa Luisa Casati

Usually I report on the artists and not the muse, but I couldn't pass this up. Marchesa Luisa Casati was a very intriguing,eccentric woman who loved to journey around the world collecting exotic animals and yes, Palaces! Take a look at these by Giovanni BoldiniThe original Divine Miss M, also known as the Marchesa Luisa Casati, was a favourite of the European fashion and art crowd around the turn of the century. Headstrong and beautiful, she has subsequently proved to be a muse to the likes of everyone from writer Jack Kerouac to designer John Galliano Source"Casati remained a loyal patron or simply an inspirational icon to innumerable artists on more than one continent for nearly thirty years–forever offering her considerable wealth, influence and ideas to a legion of painters, sculptors, photographers and fashion designers." visit www.marchesacasti.com

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