Arts Everyday Living: The Mysterious Lady—Dreaming of Japan

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THE MYSTERIOUS LADY 

DREAMING OF JAPAN

 

George Henry, Japanese Lady with a Fan, 1890-1899, oil on canvas, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland

A woman should be an illusion.

Ian Fleming*

Scottish artist George Henry (1858-1943) belonged to the Glasgow School, renowned for their use of rich and expressive colors evident in the work above.  British journalist and intelligence officer Ian Fleming (1908-1964) gained international fame for his best-selling novels about spy James Bond that were turned into blockbuster films.

*From The Life of Ian Fleming by John Pearson.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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