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YOUNG GIRL IN WHITE DRESS, MEDITATION (MÉDITATION)

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YOUNG GIRL IN WHITE DRESS, MEDITATION (MÉDITATION)

Made by: Léon Jean Basile Perrault

Currently in storage


About this object

Portrait of a teenage girl in a white dress seated on a stonewall outdoors. Her feet are bare. She wears a thin band in her hair, and stares full face out of the painting. Her dress is classical in style with a v-neck. It appears to be draped around her body and is tied around the waist with more fabric. She holds the stem of a daisy in her left hand, with the petals plucked off. She holds come of the petals in her right hand. There is a tree at the right with some ivy growing over it. The sky is grey with a little sky showing through the clouds. In the distance is a body of water and a mountain at the left. The painting was exhibited at the Salon in Paris in 1881 with the title "Méditation" (no 1821).

Category:
paintings
Object name:
YOUNG GIRL IN WHITE DRESS, MEDITATION (MÉDITATION)
Made from:
Oil on canvas -- frame
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
1881
Size:
87.6 × 54 cm (34 1/2 × 21 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.125
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE; DATE L. Perrault 1881 [Signed and dated on ledge at left]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973