Eye Candy for Today: Romá Ribera’s Woman in Evening Gown

Woman in Evening Gown, Roma Ribera
Woman in Evening Gown, Romá Ribera

Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona

Ribera uses soft edges here to great effect, not only in framing his subject in soft backlighting, but in the portrayal of the texture of her hair and the fur on her gown.