Pre-Raphaelite Pans & Legs: The “Our Ladies in Art” Challenge..
It was Hanway2’s fantastic review of Pan’s People’s routine for “Love on a Mountain Top”, in which he describes Louise as “A Pre-Raphaelite Seductress and Beauty beyond all doubt and comparison”, that inspired this little challenge, which I hope you’ll all join in with.
Being, as I am, an avid admirer of both Pre-Raphaelite art and Louise, I took it upon myself to search for Louise’s ‘Pre-Raphaelite doppelgänger’.
This actually proved more difficult than first thought, though I have so far managed to locate two artworks whose subject’s countenance bares a passing resemblance to Louise’s:
If you fancy joining in with this thread, you needn’t restrict yourself to Pre-Raphaelite works; any period or style is fine.
By the way, if you wish to begin your search with Pre-Raphaelite art, this FaceBook page is a great starting point:
I hadn't seen that artwork before. What a wonderful concept from Flick, I bet she was delighted with the realisation. It really appeals to the romantic pagan in me - I imagine a reproduction hangs in Lord Summerisle's drawing room.
My apologies for neglecting this thread (and OFTD) of late. I'm rather busy with the guitar shop at the moment. It's all good fun, if a little time consuming.
While I'm here, though, I'd like to thank you all for your imaginative and interesting responses, with a special mention to Mikey for bringing that wonderful painting to our attention. It's just a shame the quality of the photo isn't a little better.
I do have one question about said masterpiece, though: why did Flick request for a depiction of Kenny Everett eating a sandwich to be included?
One more thing: I've continued my own search and think I might have found Andi's art doppelgänger...
Re: Pre-Raphaelite Pans & Legs: The “Our Ladies in Art” Challenge..
It is quite difficult to find exact likenesses. I have seen several pictures lately with a vague resemblance to a member of Pan's- or even Legs- but not close enough to feel that I am not shoe-horning in a pretty picture just for the sake of it. The closest I have come so far is one that reminded me greatly of Anita. Which is the one I am most likely to post.
I wonder if anyone else will see the similarity, besides myself.