Young Woman at a Balustrade

Black and red chalk on laid paper | 16.8 x 14.6cm | 1650

Jan de Bray

This captivating young woman rests her arm on a balustrade, her loose, wavy hair and dress evoking 16th-century Italian portraits of courtesans. Using red and black chalk, the artist skillfully distinguished the dark gray of the background from the d...
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