söndag 23 december 2012

ROSLIN Alexander The Lady with the Veil 1768

Damen med slöjan
Oil on canvas
Height: 650 mm (25.59 in). Width: 540 mm (21.26 in).
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

Roslin’s wife, French portrait artist Marie Suzanne Giroust. There were numerous ways of holding, opening and closing fans. Each way meant something specific. The lady with the veil has folded her fan and is using it to stroke her cheek. This might mean: I love you! – Google Art Project

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