Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study
Oil on canvas • Impressionism • 162.5 x 121 cm • circa 1886 • National Gallery
The sitter in this portrait was the daughter of Degas’s lifelong friend, the industrialist and collector Henri Rouart. She is shown in the family house surrounded by paintings and objects from her father’s collection, including Egyptian wooden statues, a Chinese wall-hanging, a painting by Corot and a drawing by Millet.
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas [Degas]
was born in Paris, France
July 19, 1834
His style: Impressionism
Check my tribute to this great painter here: Edgar Degas
Going over to have another peek!
I’m sure it’s the spirit of Hera..xoxoxoxoxoxo
It IS!!!!!!!!!!! What a find, Resa!!!!!!!!!!!
Beautiful talent, Marina! 💗💜💗💜
Oh, yes indeed!!! 🧡❤🧡🌟🧡❤🧡
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I didn’t know who the model was. Thanks for that and pointing out what all the objects were and why it makes sense they were painted with her. Cool
So glad you enjoyed it, my friend. I also found that info very interesting when I read ir! 🙏😊🙏
Another great painter.