"The resplendent names... Cannes, Nice, Monte Carlo, began to glow through their torpid camouflage, whispering of old kings come here to dine or die, of rajahs tossing Buddha's eyes to English ballerina's, of Russian princes turning the weeks into Baltic twilights in the lost caviar days."

F. ScotT Fitzgerald Tender is the Night

Shirl Goedike has spent a great part of his life searching for equivalents in paint that mirror these words, now, here are some of his best known efforts.

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