Women Only: Folk Art by Female Hands, Exhibition at The American Folk Art Museum, until September 12, 2010. I cannot get over how delicate this amazing drawing is...the flowers on the veil, the hand position,the shading of the hair, the curls... her expression.
Attributed to Emily Eastman (1804–c. 1841), Loudon, New Hampshire, c. 1825, Watercolor and ink on paper,14 9/16 x 10 5/8 in., American Folk Art Museum
I saw this drawing and thought of my fellow blogger "little augury" who has always been around encouraging me, advising me and I am so bold as to say that I consider her a friend, something like a modern day pen-pal. She is a really refined and elegant lady with great appetite for the beautiful things in the world and is always eager to learn what is below the surface of things that catch her eye.
And then does a solid in-depth research on the subject.