Christian Louboutin was inspired by classic painting for his 2011 Autumn/winter campaign. Louboutin, along with photographer, Peter Lippmann recreated artwork using live models (Trissan Polas, Sterenn Nogues, Karom Kelly Lippmann, Lia Catreux, Francoise de Stael and Karen Assayag).
The theme of the of the 2011 fall/winter campaign is ‘the power of femininity’.
Georges de la Tour’s Magdalene and the Flame
On the table ‘Puck’ ankle boot.
Marie-Guillemine Benoist’s Portrait d’une Negresse
She is holding ‘Balda’ ankle boot.
Francisco de Zurbaran’s Santa Dorotea:(Saint Dorothy of Caesarea)
She is serving a ’8 Mignon’ sandal on a platter.
Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist’s Mother by James McNeill Whistler
She holds the ‘Tootsie’ bootie in her lap.
Francois Clouet’s Elizabeth of Austria:
She holds a ‘Catalina’ clutch and a spiked ‘Pigalili’ pump on her lap.
Jean Baptiste-Camille Corot’s “Portrait of a Girl”:
In her hands she holds ‘Halte’.
Jean-Marc Nattier’s “Marquise D’Antin”:
She carries the ‘Griffon Artemis’ day bag.