portrait of robert de montesquiou

“I had plenty of time to admire the deliberate, artful simplicity of his [M. de Charlus’] evening coat which, by the merest trifles which only a tailor’s eye could have picked out, had the air of a "Harmony in Black and White” by Whistler… 

Portrait of Marie Joseph Robert Anatole, Comte de Montesquiou-Fezensac. Arrangement in Black and Gold by James McNeill Whistler,

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