WHATEVER



She's a milkmaid; she was painted in about 1780 by J.B. Greuze (1725-1805); and I just love the expression on her face. Have you ever seen quite such a summary of "Whatever"?

She's a perfect illustration of the truth that people really don't change much over the centuries. I found her on a postcard at a vide-grenier. The painting itself is in the Louvre. 


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