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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

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

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  2. Beautiful. I love Rotari.

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

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

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  5. 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.

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  6. El realismo en la expresión del rostro es increible :)

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

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