Sunday, April 5, 2009

Agatha

Agatha van Schoonhoven

Portret of Agatha van Schoonhoven (1529) by Jan van Scorel (1495-1562). The smile of Mona Lisa, the pose of Vermeer's The Girl With a Pearl Earring. Agatha and Jan were lovers, and although Jan was a priest she bore him six children. Galleria Doria Pamphili, Rome.

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