Une Parisienne is a prime example of Béraud’s work; a vivid, elegant portrait of a Parisian society lady from the Belle Époque. His use of browns, greys and blacks make the smiling subject seem alive, as if the sitter were about to step out of the painting to meet the viewer. DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 21.9 x 15.2 ins / 55.5 x 38.5 cm SIGNATURE: Signed Jean Béraud (lower left) MEDIUM: Oil on canvas