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A Proposal of Marriage :: Jules Worms

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Jules Worms (1832-1914) A Proposal of Marriage

Oil on canvas 102.2 x 71.4 cm ( 40,2 x 28,1 inch )

Private art collection

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 20.11.2011



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User   User Rating: 184  September 15, 2018


The picture clearly demonstrates the traditions of the past, in particular, matchmaking. In the center of the composition are the woman (the mother of the groom) and the man (the father of the bride) who conduct the main negotiations. It is she, and not the bridegroom himself, who must convince the future co-father-in-law that the young man will become a good party for his daughter. The bride's father does not show very much interest in the proposal, trying to hear as much evidence as possible in [Expand]

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