Portrait of Violet Trefusis (1919) by John Lavery (Scottish, 1856-1941) Best known for her affair with Vita Sackville-West, an English author, poet and gardener. Virginia Woolfe wrote about her in Orlando.
Édouard Manet (French, 1832–1883). Madame Manet (née Suzanne Leenhoff, 1830–1906) at Bellevue, 1880. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H and Leonore Annenberg, 1997, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (1997.391.4) | This is Manet's last portrait of his wife; it was painted at Bellevue, a suburb of Paris, where they spent the summer of 1880.
Eugène Boudin, Princess Pauline Metternich on the Beach, c. 1865–67. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nicolaes Maes (Dutch, 1634–1693). Young Woman Peeling Apples, ca. 1655. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.612) | In this quiet interior, a young woman (probably a maid) is surrounded by velvety shadows and warmed by sunlight, as if in divine approval of her contented work.
F. Luis Mora (American (born Uruguay), 1874–1940). Mrs. F. Luis Mora and Her Sister, 1902.