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Eye Candy for Today: Boldini's Dispatch-Bearer

The Dispatch-Bearer, Giovanni Boldini
The Dispatch-Bearer, Giovanni Boldini

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use “Fullscreen” link and download arrow for high-res image. Image is even higher resolution than the crops I’ve shown here.

A fantastic painter. Sometimes I think this guy rivals Sargent and Zorn.

See my previous post on Giovanni Boldini.


4 responses to “Eye Candy for Today: Boldini's Dispatch-Bearer”

  1. Fred Bennett Avatar
    Fred Bennett

    The young lady shown in the detail image would appear to be the central figure in Boldini’s “Crossing the Street”.Was she his wife,daughter or model I wonder.Gorgeous paintings !

  2. Who let the Braque Saint-Germain out?
    Good boy!

  3. Max Burke Avatar

    The sign (glasses) over the door of the Optometrists shop are 3D glasses! :-0

    1. Far out.