One of my favorite details from the current exhibition Gothic Grandeur comes from a French psalter of the early 1200s. A hallmark of Gothic art was an increasing sensitivity to the natural world, which led not only to a new… More»
She’s young, she’s vulnerable, she’s uncertain.
She’s a young girl facing the outside world scaled for grown-ups. The daughter of a composer, a friend of the artist, is depicted here in an off-balanced porch, in front of a closed door, with quite the haunting gaze.
See the full picture here.
Eye-to-eye connects the peoples of yesterday to you through art.
Jeanne Kefer, 1885, Fernand Khnopff. J. Paul Getty Museum.