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January 13, 2010

Unknowns: 1760



Pietro Rotari, A Girl with a Flower in Her Hair, 1760-1762. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art.
10 comments
Lady Neferankh said...

Oh, I've always loved Rotari, thank you so much for this lovely portrait.

Ninon said...

Beautiful. I love Rotari.

Emmeline Cartwright said...

wonderful portrait. i love it!

Meghann LittleStudio said...

Ooh, what a captivating look on her face! like a cat with cream :)

Tulip said...

Beautiful portrait. Never knew of this artist before. Thanks for the intro.

Paul Miller said...

My darling, your smile says 'come to me' but your eyes say 'make it good'...
I think the rendering of her face is really amazing. I can believe this girl existed. Sometimes the classic models seem more like the artist's ideal than a flesh and blood person.

Anabel said...

El realismo en la expresión del rostro es increible :)

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vic said...

A saucy come hither look. She seems modern yet old fashioned.

Aileen said...

This gal has spunk!

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