Friday, September 30, 2011

Hot Man in Regency Period Clothing of the Week - forgotten hottie edition

I heard a harp piece by Elias Parish-Alvars on a classic radio station today. The harp was his thing. I couldn't believe I'd never heard of him. I really liked the music.

So I looked him up and not only is he a respected, if little-known harpist he was also a hottie - of course the Regency era get-up always helps any man, as you can see by this very nice pencil sketch:

You can see a larger version here. Well worth it to see the pencil lines in detail.

Several of his pieces are available on Youtube. Here's one:

Poor guy died of pneumonia when he was only 41.