Is she bored? Is she distressed? Perhaps she’s simply exhausted from a night of dancing.
Jean-Antoine Watteau expressively sketched her silk dress with red and white chalk to create a relaxed, intimate life study.
Costume Profile: French Socialite
To be worn: In elegant company
Fashion Fridays explores art, history, and costume inspired by the exhibition Rococo to Revolution #NowOnView
Seated Woman with a Fan, about 1717, Jean-Antoine Watteau. The J. Paul Getty Museum