paperimages: Christine Gray, Mauve Cluster, 2010.
“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” Claude Monet
Karl Albert Buehr Young Woman on a Porch Late 19th - early 20th century
Odilon Redon (French, Symbolism, 1840–1916): Beatrice, 1885. Pastel over charcoal on paper, 34.5 x 30 cm. Private Collection.
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925): Scuola di San Rocco, 1903. Created in Venice, Italy. Watercolor on paper, 35.6 x 50.8 cm. Private Collection. Image: Pragmatic Romanticist.
Saul Steinberg Girl in Bathtub
The Terrace, St. Tropez, 1904 Henri Matisse
Juana Inés de la Cruz. The viceroy wishing to test the learning and intelligence of this 17 year old, invited several theologians, jurists, philosophers, and poets to a meeting, during which she had to answer, unprepared, many questions, and explain several difficult points on various scientific and literary subjects. The manner in which she acquitted herself astonished all present, and greatly increased her reputation. Her literary accomplishments garnered her fame throughout New Spain.
“De Wikkkelkinderen” or “The Swaddled Twins”, artist unknown, April 7, 1617
Bacchiacca, Portrait of a Young Woman with a Cat, 1525.