h2 jR Gauz2 j i (2 j goes on to say that2 j Carmen *2 jB , .2 b despite her apparently 2 Q having a #2 strong character 2 r ,h 2 | h(2 was in fact a sweett'' 2 ,h 2 " simple young *2 b girl2 , Y2 4 who with her punctuality, seriousness and discretion&' 2 o ,h +2 y turned out to be an %2 b exceptional model * 2 .h 2 h 2 h 2 Tb h2 T The painting 2 T h12 T% must have been started in) 2 Tx h2 T 182 T 842 T , 42 T since in a letter that the 2 b painter 2 hC2 % wrote to his mother in the spring of ')2 r that2 yeare 2 = ,h 2 G h,2 ^ he remarks that he is * 2 b painting2 2 ; an 2 o h%2 absolutely golden2 headed woman'* 2 g h2 z . 2 The free2 R flowing,' 2 h2 % sketchy style2 A , ,2 b with the figure barely' 2 > h2 N contained2 " , :2 < suggests an unfinished painting2 , 2 uh 2 # ndertaken for 2 ?b practice 2 ? eh 2 ? h2 ? and to e"2 ? experiment with*'&2 ? new and audacious' 2 ? h2 ? post 2 ? h2 ?' Impressionist*2 ?M techniquess2 ?A . 2 yb The most * 2 y, h 2 y9 admira*2 y ble 2 y h 2 y aspect t (2 y of this portrait is 2 y" h 2 y/ that 2 y ,h 2 y despite 2 yE our +2 y hardly being able to 2 b see her face2 w , h2 > and even with flaws in the modelling of the figure, the pictur'') 2 4 e k2 b@ communicates something of the life and melancholy of the model. *)* * * 2 h 2 ) b h2 ) Carmen*2 ) s pose is 2 ) h h2 ) z highly2 ) natural, 2 ) in2 ) a 2 ) 0 posturet 2 ) that seems to* 2 ) h2 ) & suggestt 2 ) h2 ) some s*2 d b reticence 2 d & h2 d 4 or shyness 2 d h#2 d * at being painted2 d . 72 d Yet in all probability it was ' 2 d h2 d Lautrec 2 d himself *2 b that l&2 suggested this pos 2 S eh 2 k h2 y with l'I2 ) the object of centering all his attention 2 1 h2 ? on her head 2 B , =2 b! which, seen from above and lit by' * 2 / h,2 ; the window to the left'&2 , 2 ' highlights 2 Carmen *2 s usual s 2 b hair style2 1 , /2 N mostly gathered behind, * 2 w with e' 2 ah#2 central parting 2 ] h2 p and2 two& 2 % h2 8 locks of hair 2 L h -+2 N b hanging freely, whichd '"2 N , partially conc 2 N X eh 2 N p ah2 N l her face 2 N J .h 2 N T h- 2 N ` h- 2 b h,2 Closely related to the2 Thyssen 2 picture 42 v is the famous portrait of *-2 The -2 b Laundress 2 7 h-2 B (fig. 2 2 )h 2 ,h - 2 h- 2 a very common ** 2 A employment) *2 N in Pari 2 s 2 at the timeo *2 , "2 which suggests ' 2 b that2 Carmen *#2 must have been a) 2 h2 , local 2 district girl 2 , .2 who had been accustomed'*2 to 2 9b going from h*&2 9 ouse to house for 2 9 the laundryh 2 9 hA2 9($ and returning it washed and ironed, ' +2 sb since her childhood. e 42 s- Going by her appearance and 2 s h2 s clothing 2 st , 2 s which are '2 s{ similar * 2 s" to )2 b the earlier portrait2 , 2 we might date'* 2 T h2 e this picture 2 _ h2 p from* 2 h2 18862 X , 2 s when'2 Lautrec 2 opened %2 b his own studio in' 2 h2 Rue 2 9 Caulainc2 ort 2 / ,h 2 9 h2 D wherei' 2 h.2 it seems it was painted*' 2 .h 2 h 2 #b h2 # Lautrec /2 # has once again captured 2 # Carmen*&2 # s characteristic 2 # appearance2 # : 2 # the 2 ^b lock of hair 2 ^S h2 ^_ over her face2 ^v , "2 ^ her half hidden2 ^ featuresh2 ^ , 2 ^ the 2 ^ h2 ^ hair 2 ^J h2 ^V behind her 2 ^@ h2 ^L ear2 ^ and 2 ^ h2 ^ tied n"Systemt- ՜.+,0hp universidad de valladolido=Ttulo !"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[\]^_`abcdefghijklmnopqrsuvwxyz{|}~Root Entry F&QP1Tablett,WordDocument4SummaryInformation(