Woman Holding a Dog in a ca 1683–85 Landscape

    Woman Holding a Dog in a Landscape Page 6 of 7 1680-1750 (Amsterdam, 2015), 101-3. 9. Although the bend of the woman’s right arm seems far from natural in an anatomical sense, this type of “curved” arm was what Jan van Mieris had initially learned from his father’s later works, likely as a method to idealize or classicize ordinary people.

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