Ferrara’s striking, somewhat contrived pose adds stylistic innovation to this tradition. Her twisted stance echoes the forms of the branches, expressing a kinship between them of wild and natural beauty. Sargent equates his model with a classically inspired dryad, making her an elemental part of the wild Capri landscape. Read more...
- 76.83 x 63.18 cm (30 1/4 x 24 7/8 in.)
- Oil on canvas
- Public Domain, Courtesy of the MFA Boston
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