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some nice ladies I met at the National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.! May 2014

La Restauratrice

Portrait of a Young Woman in White. Circle of Jacques-Louis David, c. 1798

Madame de Gas by Degas, 1872-3)

Claude Monet. Madame Monet and her son, 1875.

Girl with a flute (1665-70), attributed to Vermeer.

Leonardo da Vinci. Ginevra de’ Benci, ca. 1474.

One of Leonardo’s contemporaries wrote that he painted her with such perfection that it seemed to be not a portrait but Ginevra herself.!


Furthermore, she was the first woman to be depicted in an outdoor setting.

Madame Camus by Degas, 1869-70.

Henri Fantin-Latour, Portrait of Sonia, 1890.

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