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Preparing For The Ball :: Auguste Toulmouche

Preparing For The Ball by artist Auguste Toulmouche - Balls and receptions
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Auguste Toulmouche (1829-1890) Preparing For The Ball

Oil on canvas 31 x 54 cm ( 12,2 x 21,2 inch )

Public art collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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User   User Rating: 400  March 4, 2018

In this picture Auguste Toulmouche painted a girl who dressed herself up to the ball, trusting her reflection in the mirror. It does not yet appear to the viewer in all its splendor, but the artist delicately conveys the thoroughness, the accuracy of the preparations. And even in this "undressed" image, he shows the beauty, charm and elegance of the heroine. And her expression makes clear that she realizes all her dignity, but still critically examines the image, trying to find some flaws. Probably, [Expand]


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