It’s the summer of decadent outfits here at the Getty. Just opened is Fashion in the Middle Ages, which gives you a peek at clothing, real and fantastic, in the pages of manuscripts; continuing is the all-things-Rococo blockbuster Paris: Life… 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.
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Eye-to-eye connects the peoples of yesterday to you through art.
Jeanne Kefer, 1885, Fernand Khnopff. J. Paul Getty Museum.