Odd how some things can stick with you for years and years. And my friends all know I am stuck on Gone With The Wind. We can psychoanalyze that some other time. But today, I was inspired by Vouet to think of Belle Watling – Rhett Butler’s whorehouse friend.
First, there is the color of the hair and the gown.
Then there is the posture that rests on the left elbow.
Makes me wonder if Vouet saw the movie. Or at least read the book.