Tanishq Bridal Prelude on the Behance Network. Valentine's Day. Before The Love. Just million light years away. Futility Closet - StumbleUpon. In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine.
She was apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face. In the romantic atmosphere of fin de siècle Europe the girl’s face became an ideal of feminine beauty.