Seated Woman with a Fan

Red, black, and white chalk on light brown paper | 19.2 x 21.4cm | c. 1716-1717

Jean-Antoine Watteau

Using a delicate pattern of red chalk lines to illustrate the play of light on the folds of the woman's silk dress, Jean-Antoine Watteau portrayed an elegant young woman in an unself-conscious pose. Black chalk strokes accentuate elements of emphasis...
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