Breathless – Seeing Rosina Ferrara for the First Time

I suppose most people know of John Singer Sargent for his highly realistic and incredibly rich-looking portraits of artistocrats which I have come across and admired over the years – but then, yesterday I was stopped in my tracks by this unfinished head study of an Italian girl from Capri – Rosina Ferrara. It just took my breath away. The starkness of the head against … Continue reading Breathless – Seeing Rosina Ferrara for the First Time