Georges Seurat - The Mower 1882

The Mower 1882
The Mower
1882 16x25cm oil/canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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Johannes Vermeer - The Girl with a Pearl Earring 1665. It is not a portrait, but a ‘tronie’ – a painting of an imaginary figure. Tronies depict a certain type or character; in this case a girl in exotic dress, wearing an oriental turban and an improbably large pearl in her ear.