Is this Mardi Gras costume representing a specific painting?
March 6, 2019 8:48 PM   Subscribe

Possibly no answer for this, but just curious: I saw this costume at Mardi Gras in New Orleans this year and I’m wondering if it’s supposed to represent a specific painting. Is it immediately recognizable to anyone?
posted by ColdChef to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: René Magritte, La magie noire.
posted by Wobbuffet at 8:53 PM on March 6, 2019 [6 favorites]

Response by poster: Thank you!
posted by ColdChef at 9:00 PM on March 6, 2019

Response by poster: A comparison.
posted by ColdChef at 9:06 PM on March 6, 2019 [10 favorites]

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