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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Easter hat


Cleveland lore reminds us that in decades past, an Easter parade took place around the lagoon at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and that the centerpiece of the event was ladies in festive hats.

It's too bad the hat tradition died. What's more festive than a hat with all kinds of fussy stuff?

And what's more fun to draw than a lady in a festive hat, as one of my favorite illustrators, Maira Kalman, has done famously on the cover of the New Yorker (more than once)? If you don't know Maira Kalman, please go immediately here.

So here's my Easter hat lady. I might yet do another before spring is gone.

3 comments:

Pj Bennett said...

Fabulous! And,thank you for the link.

obat as am lambung said...

Very beautiful scenery can be an inspiration to all

Geoffrey A. Landis said...

Hat culture in mainstream America has mostly vanished, I'm afraid: gone with the Kennedys.