Portraits of women by Julius LeBlanc Stewart

Portrait of Laure Hayman 1882 by Julius LeBlanc Stewart. Laure was a friend of Proust.

“Hayman’s salons were just disreputable enough to attract the really good artists, and his classmates, many of whom had literary ambitions …”

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Julius LeBlanc Stewart, La Toilette:

 

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(The maid and her young mistress resemble each other. I assume this is deliberate and is intended to make some point.)

Same artist, Elegante au sofa:

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Same artist, Portrait of a Woman:

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Same artist, The Unfulfilled Wish:

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