Oil on linen, 38” x 48” framed
Time seems to be in suspended animation during quarantine. Days are indistinguishable from one another. This current condition affords us ample time to reflect back on one’s life and the choices that were made. Here is an older man in the National Gallery of Art, seemingly deep in thought, surrounded by women from the 19th century.
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (L-R):
- Édouard Manet, Madame Michel-Lévy, 1882
- William Merritt Chase, Study of Flesh Color and Gold, 1888
- Mary Cassatt, The Black Hat, 1890
- Edgar Degas, Young Woman Dressing herself, 1885