20th century greats, Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett, authors of…

lillian hellman dashiell-hammettLillian: The Children’s Hour, The Little Foxes, Pentimento: A Book of Portraits

Dashiell: The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, The Continental Op

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  1. George Kaplan
    June 20, 2013

    Lillian and Dashiell, writers who were so fascinating that not merely their works but their *lives* were the inspiration for pictures. (Unrelated aside: they don’t *look* much like Nick and Nora do they?!)

    • June 20, 2013

      Not by half! But then, Nick and Nora may not have looked much like Nick and Nora – out of makeup…

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    June 20, 2013


  3. June 20, 2013

    Chandler and Hammett.Now you are really spoiling me.

    • June 20, 2013

      Now, if I find out you named your daughters Chandler and Hammett we will have words 😉

  4. June 21, 2013

    Dearest V
    More (then) living proof that writers have the most interesting and lived in faces of almost any species of artist.
    In this sense of course WH Auden was essence of writer as artist.
    Yours ever
    The Perfumed Dandy

    • June 21, 2013

      Faces lined by experience – I see it.

  5. June 21, 2013

    Vickie,now, now.My daughters are named Alayla and Misha.

    • June 22, 2013

      Beautiful, lyrical, names! I am very relieved 😉

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