Saturday, February 23, 2019

2.23


(So Fairy Cute)

The term “silhouette” has a political backstory. King Louis XV’s General of Finances, Étienne de Silhouette, had a reputation for being cheap. Shadow portraits became popular during his tenure and got named after him due to being very cheap to make compared to commissioning a painting of oneself.

xo Kim

2 comments:

  1. Awww, this is darling! I love the no line coloring! It's darling, Alice!!!

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