Thursday, February 16, 2012

Immortal beloved ~

I spent last week visiting my dear friend Kristen Robinson and in the guest room where I was staying was this lovely china head doll with out a dress! (image my dismay! the poor dear needed clothing and fast!) I asked Kristen if she wanted any special words on her dress and she chose to have the end verse from the last letter that Ludwig van Beethoven wrote to his Immortal beloved ~

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You – My life – My all -
farewell. Oh go on loving me -
Never doubt faith-fullest heart of your beloved.










































The back of the dress reads:
ever thine 
ever mine 
ever ours 

(You can read more about the love letters here )

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5 comments:

jesse said...

I love your work and admire how you have kept going throughout the health challenges you shared recently. Keep up the good work!

Tina Schiefer said...

Very sweet! Can I send you my naked doll? Lol

Nice visiting...see you in April...

lisa said...

such beautiful words !

Dorthe said...

The most beautiful dress, for this lovely old doll.I admire your work!
Greetings,Dorthe

TheFairyyellowbugQueen said...

This is s-c-r-e-a-m-i-n-g-l-y delightful. Just so beyond wonderful, magical and everything! *smiles* Norma