Mme Olenska, The Age of Innocence

Madame Olenska, The Age of Innocence by Chris Duke

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Mme Olenska, The Age of Innocence
Chris Duke
Watercolor, Pen & Ink
20" x 16"

I confess that I stole this elegant woman, Edith Wharton's character Madame Olenska, from Sargent (changing her some, of course).

The mantelpiece is inspired by a bedroom mantelpiece at the Vanderbilt mansion in Hyde Park, NY.