(my comment to a photo)
life. Evelyn Waugh
Chekhov is my first literary love.
Oscar Wilde is my current icon.”
Revue Blanche, which can be called my Oscar Wilde club, has its own iconostasis:
Count Stanislaus Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) a Baltic German poet and writer.
Major Lord Henry Arthur George Somerset (1851-1926)
Alfred Waterhouse Somerset Taylor (1962-?)
Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton (1904-1994) a British writer, scholar and dilettante.
Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (1886-1926) a British novelist.
Jacob Derk Burchard Anne baron van Heeckeren tot Enghuizen (1792-1884) a Dutch diplomat.
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768) a German art historian and archaeologist.
Gerard Reve (1923-2006) a Dutch writer.
Roger Peyrefitte (1907-2000) a French diplomat and writer.
Guglielmo Pluschow (1852-1930) the famous photographer.
Baron Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen (1880-1923) a novelist and poet of the early 20th century.
Quintus Aurelius Symmachus as a Venerable Saint of Antinous for his unyielding efforts to uphold the Religion of Antinous in the face of Christian opposition in the late 4th Century AD.