Georges Seurat - Gardener 1882

Gardener 1882
1882 15x24cm oil/canvas
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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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.