Marguerite Van Mons was ten years old when Van Rysselberghe made this portrait of her in June 1886. He was 23 himself. Marguerite's father and patron of the arts, Emile Van Mons, was a good friend of the painter. This peaceful portrait of his daughter is dedicated to him.It is an enchanting child's portrait. [url=http://www.mskgent.be/en/collection/1900-three-portraits/the...
89.5 × 70.5 cm (35.2 × 27.8 in)
Oil on canvas
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