When you write novels for a living, as I do, you get used to making things up—places, plots, people. What you don’t expect is to hear back from one of those characters you’ve cooked up out of thin air. Imagine the… More»
Dressed in the finest 17th century fashions, a woman personifying September shops the local market.
This sketch of September, the rich landscape, and bountiful harvest were made for paintings of the months for Elector Maximilian I of Bavaria for a dining hall in his Munich palace.
Fashion Fridays explores art, history, and costume in the Getty collection.
Personification of September, about 1644, Joachim von Sandrart. J. Paul Getty Museum.