77Re: Re disputed nudes of Brooksie
- Aug 4, 2006From what I've been able to find out they seem to be Brooksie as is this
image... Louise Brooks55
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> I'm curious about the provenance of two photos which appear to be of
> Louise Brooks, but as far as I know, have never been authenticated
> as really her, rather than a look-alike.
> Photo #1: Full-length of Louise in a dance position, her arms raised
> and her left leg raised. Not exactly a full-frontal nude, but pubic
> hair is visible.
> Shown at http://thedarkwoods.free.fr/at%20home/nude.jpg
> Photo #2: Full-frontal, with her arms slightly raised, and a very
> long gauze strip flowing over her shoulders and down to the ground.
> Shown at http://silentladies.com/Brooks/pages/Brooks203.html
> Both photos appear to be of her, but it is my understanding
> that film historians have not found confirmation that Louise ever
> posed for any full-frontal nudes. All her other risque photos are
> more discrete.
> Do any of you know whether these two photos have ever been proven
> positively to be Louise Brooks?
> Thank you.
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