Phoebe Howard is all about graceful, welcoming style, pink light bulbs (“they flatter everyone”), and a simple but effective mantra: “Keep it pretty.” Guided by a discerning eye and a passion for antiques, she scours the world for interesting and beautiful objects, combining old items with new for a timeless look that will never look dated. In addition to her popular blog, Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper, Phoebe recently published her first book, The Joy of Decorating: Southern Style with Mrs. Howard (Abrams).
Antique grisaille painting of lovers in a garden
with carved ribbon gesso frame. Monochromatic sepia style grisaille oil painting of lovers lounging in a garden setting with a lion statue in the background. Oval inset framed with square outer edge ...
Oil on canvas painting of a woman lounging
and holding a glass by an unknown artist from Avignon, France, circa 1790. Wood backing in place with holes, which are also on the canvas. Paint loss, age wear.