(b. 1839, Paris, d, 1888, Paris)

Elegant Woman at a Mirror

Oil on mahogany panel, 56 x 39 cm
Private collection

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.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.