The painting of Aria was inspired by an operatic solo and the dramatic presence of a beautiful young rising star in the theater. In this portrait she plays the role of a Parisienne socialite who is dressed in the exotic Orientalist 19th century fashion. She is worldly and elegant, looking out with a gaze of sophistication and curiosity.
- Size: 20 x 16 inches
- Medium: Oil on panel
- Availability: Waterhouse Gallery