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Безумные платья Луизы Казати

Безумные платья Луизы Казати

"I want to be a living work of art."  The Marchesa Casati via Ivanhoe Books Art And Design

Carine Roitfeld as Marchesa Casati (The eccentric Italian heiress Marchesa Luisa Casati, known for wearing live snakes as jewelry and being attended by nude servants.) Photo by Karl Lagerfeld ~ETS

Everywhere she went, she set trends, inspired genius and astounded even the most jaded members of the international aristocracy.  Without question, the Marchesa Casati was the most scandalous woman of her day.

Marchesa Luisa Casati - Indo-Persane costume designed by Leon Bakst, Venice, 1913

Marchesa Luisa Casati

Marchesa Luisa Casati - 1913 - Costume designed by Paul Poiret - Watsonette

Augustus John(1878-1961): " the Marchesa Casati",[38 y] 1919 , oil on canvas, 96,5x68,6 cm , Art Gallery Ontario ,Toronto .

Marchesa Luisa Casati: Venice's riotous It-girl

Augustus John - Marchesa Casati, 1919 An amazing Italian woman who claimed her independence at a young age, had two Leopards that accompanied her on her Gondola, people clapped on viewing her,a unique human being

Tilda Swinton as Marchesa Casati.  Photographs by Paolo Roversi for Acne

“The Lost Album of Marchesa Casati”. Tilda Swinton photographed as Marchesa Casati by Paolo Roversi - Acne Paper Sweden: Fall/Winter 2010