Attributed to Hans Memling, (Netherlandish, Seligenstadt, active by 1465–died 1494 Bruges). Young Woman with a Pink, ca. 1485-90. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (49.7.23) | Rather than depicting a specific woman, this painting of an idealized beauty was once part of an allegorical diptych. Together with its pendant (Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam), the panel represents the virtues of true love and the obstacles it must overcome.
Anne Gunning in dress by Claire McCardell stands with artist Fernand Lèger in his studio, photo by Mark Shaw, 1955 Two weeks before his death, Fernand Lèger posed for this final portrait in the Paris studio he had occupied since 1913.