Young Woman with a Butterfly by unknown artist about 1710

Jonathan Townsend

Posted on February 04 2016


Unknown Artist – from the National Gallery of Art, New York

The clothing represented here is probably not indicative of actual period clothing but more likely the painters idea of timeless clothing for the subject so his painting didn’t seem dated as time went by.

Detail: hair style, informal clothing, earring, sandals, drapery


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