Jean-Honoré Fragonard: Young Girl Reading (1770)

Ahh…today I meet an old friend – the very first painting to steal my heart decades ago. I am looking forward to learning more about Fragonard’s ‘Young Girl Reading’, and especially studying the details enlarged. 🙂 Description: ‘A Young Girl Reading’ The Rococo painting by French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard (c.1770) features an unidentified young woman…

Helen Galloway McNicoll, The Chintz Sofa (1913)

  Helen Galloway McNicoll, The Chintz Sofa (1913) Oil on canvas. (Canadian) 1879-1915 One of the foremost Canadian female practitioners of Impressionism in her time, McNicoll is known for her sunlight-infused genre paintings of women and children in rural environments. Here, she moved inside to depict a woman reading. Via books0977