Portrait of Mademoiselle Dubois1884
Alfred Stevens built his reputation based on paintings of sumptuously attired, anonymous beauties who were representative of a type-la belle Parisienne. The Portrait of Mademoiselle Dubois, in contrast, is a bold statement built upon direct observation of one of his students with whom he was well acquainted. Her appraising and direct gaze, as well as her relaxed posture and confident demeanor, is a daring concoction and testifies to the artist's appreciation of her intelligence and character. Read more...
- 27 1/2 x 21 7/16 in. (69.85 x 54.45 cm)
- Oil on canvas
- Public Domain, Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art
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