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La Marchesa Luisa Casati (aka La Casati) photographed with her head resting on her arms, with pearls draped over her arms, taken circa 1913. (Photo by Adolph de Meyer/Condé Nast via Getty Images)

Celebrating the Strange Beauty of Marchesa Luisa Casati

La Marchesa Luisa Casati (aka La Casati) photographed with her head resting on her arms, with pearls draped over her arms, taken circa 1913. (Photo by Adolph de Meyer/Condé Nast via Getty Images)

John Galliano for Christian Dior Haute Couture, SS98 inspired by Marchesa Casati

John Galliano for Christian Dior Haute Couture, SS inspired by Marchesa Casati

Marisa Berenson dressed as the Marchesa Casati - complete with red wig - for the Rothschild Proust Ball, December 1971.  Photographed by Cecil Beaton.

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Marisa Berenson as Marchesa Casati at the Bal Proust, hosted by Baroness Marie-Héléne de Rothschild's and her husband Guy, held in the Rothschild family Château of Ferrières, on December to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Proust.

"Hmm she brought something for breakfast".

Marisa Berenson dressed as Marchesa Luisa Casati - The Rothschild Ball - 1972 - Photo by Cecil Beaton - Watsonette

La Marchesa Luisa Casati Portrait from a porcelain miniature,  artist unknown, ca. 1920

The Marchesa Casati: Portraits of a Muse by Scot D. Ryersson and Michael Orlando Yaccarino, with a preface by Diane von Furstenburg and a foreword by Judith Thurman published by Abrams Books

Marisa Berenson Dressed as Marchesa Luisa Casati at Le Bal Proust, or The Proust Ball Photo Cecil Beaton 1971

Marisa Berenson dressed as Marchesa Luisa Casati for the Proust Ball given by Guy and Marie-Helene de Rothschild, December Photo: Cecil Beaton.

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