Two Portraits Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Two Portraits
This paper compares two portraits :Claude Monet's La Japonaise" and Jean Baptiste Greuze's "Young Woman in a White Hat".
# 71863 | 1,350 words | 0 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Art (History) , Art (Painting) , Art (Fine Art)


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This paper explains that Claude Monet's "La Japonaise" and Jean Baptiste Greuze's "Young Woman in a White Hat" are fundamentally similar to each other in that they depict a beautiful young woman. The author points out that a female figure in many ways encapsulated the ideals of feminine beauty of the subjects' and the artists' generations. The paper stresses that, despite this similarity of subject, the two paintings are far more dissimilar than similar to each other.

From the Paper:

"Claude Monet in his "La Japonaise" and Jean Baptiste Greuze in his "Young Woman in a White Hat" chose to create works that are at their core fundamentally similar to each other. Each selected as have so many artists before and after them to depict a beautiful young woman a female figure that in many ways encapsulated the ideals of feminine beauty of the subjects' and the artists' generations. However, despite this similarity of subject, the two paintings initially strike us as far more dissimilar than similar to ..."

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