When you hear the word “Gothic,” what comes to mind? Black-lipstick-wearing teens? Cathedrals with flying buttresses? What about lavender pudding or torta bonissima? Students at the Getty learned what tickled the Gothic sweet tooth at a culinary course that featured… More»
It seems as though the artist sketched her as she daydreamed.
Bold outlines and sketchy curls highlight the exuberant energy of her youth. Her striped bodice and wreaths of ruffled collar are a brilliant focal point of what might have been a portrait of a dear family member.Costume Profile: Pre-Revolutionary Beauty
Fabric: Silk & linen
To be worn: In the intimacy of the home
Fashion Fridays explores art, history, and costume inspired by the exhibition Rococo to Revolution #NowOnView
Portrait of a Young Lady in Profile, about 1783-1785, Henri-Pierre Danloux. The J. Paul Getty Museum