Georges Seurat - Village Road 1883

Village Road 1883
Village Road 1883 oil/panel
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

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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.