Thérèse Dreaming

Oil on canvas | 149.9 x 129.5cm | 1938

Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski)

Balthus’s model, Thérèse Blanchard, appears—as the title of this work suggests—unaware of her surroundings and lost in thought. Blanchard was about twelve or thirteen when the artist painted this canvas. She would figure in at least nine other compos...
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