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Friday, September 24, 2010

Illustration Friday: Lady with a Fan


This Victorian era woman is an illustration from my artist's book about the history of the fan. In Victorian times fans were used for flirtation. For instance, a half opened fan held over the lips meant, "You may kiss me."

6 comments:

Diana Evans said...

oh how cool!! we were both thinking Victorian ladies!!! I love this piece of yours...wonderful work!!!

Teri C said...

This is a wonderful illustration and love the message. Sounds like an interesting book.

Krista said...

Delightfully old-fashioned!

nina seven said...

hi vicki - thanks for your comment. i didn't know that about the fans, very interesting! nice old fashioned piece, perfect fot the theme!

Samantha Webb said...

wow she is so beautiful, I really love this illustration! x

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

Oh Vicki this is right out of Victoria Magazine!! I love it!! Very sweet indeed. Great work. Thanks for the birthday wishes. Hugs to you,
V