Holiday Staff Pick 2016: "Of Bernard Lamotte’s illustrations for a 1954 edition of Proust’s Swann’s Way, 'The Projector Show' is my favorite. The stillness of the scene is captivating, as the young Charles Swann sits transfixed by what Proust described as the “impalpable iridescence” of the slides projected on his bedroom wall." -Tyler Prince, Director of Sales
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Some one had had the happy idea of giving me, to distract me on evenings when I seemed abnormally wretched, a magic lantern, which used to be set on top of my lamp while we waited for dinner-time to come…
- Marcel Proust, Swanns' Way
Estate of the artist