some nice ladies I met at the National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.! May 2014
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 deâ€™ Benci, ca. 1474.
One of Leonardoâ€™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.