jeunesse dorée Wednesday September 29th (2021)
A painting by Gerald Brockhurst (1890-1978) at the Lady Lever Art Gallery. Kathleen Nancy Woodward was one of Brockhurst's models who he named Dorée. They met in the late nineteen twenties when she was a young model at the Royal Academy Schools and he a visiting professor, and she soon displaced his wife Anaïs at the center of his art. I really love his work and I find this picture particularly fascinating for it's unsettling quality.
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