(b. 1839, Paris, d, 1888, Paris)
Elegant Woman at a Mirror1874
Oil on mahogany panel, 56 x 39 cm
Representations of domestic life were popular in the nineteenth century. Cabaillot-Lassalle's painting, depicting an elegant woman looking at herself in a mirror, introduces the onlooker into the privileged, secluded life of educated women in the second half of the nineteenth century.