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2. (L) Cecilia Chancellor, London, Harpers & Queen, 1989; (R) Girl in a Large Hat, Caesar Boëtius van Everdingen, c. 1645 - c. 1650

TD: Cecilia Chancellor is holding twigs with gloves because there might be spines. She looks at us in a seductive way from under her broad floppy hat. Caesar van Everdingen depicted his lady in ‘Girl in a Large Hat’ with her shoulder nude, seductively looking at us, touching – as if it were fondling – a small wicker basket with plums. And the plums refer also to the plumpness of her skin. She looks at us from under her broad-brimmed hat, her eyes in the shadow, again seducing the viewer with her eyes, and at the same time with the ribbon falling over her naked shoulder.