Saturday, September 13, 2014

The poetry of Parmigianino's 'Schiava Turca' at the Legion


"Schiava Turca” (“Turkish Slave”) arrived at the Legion of Honor, cloaked in mystery. A small painting, set within an elaborate gold frame, the lady is winsome and coy, from her stripped turban, heavily rouged cheeks and delicately arched eyebrows to the tips of her graceful fingertips. On loan from the Galleria Nazionale di Parma, it was painted between 1531 and 1534 in Parma.

More at: http://www.examiner.com/article/the-poetry-of-parmigianino-s-schiava-turca-at-the-legion

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