Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Worth a Thousand Words: Self-Portrait with a Beret

Self-Portrait with a Beret, Claude Monet, 1886
via Wikipaintings
And here I thought I liked his nature paintings best. I like the rather startled gaze. Or perhaps it's a gaze of fierce intensity. Odd how I can't decide which it is. I'd never have thought of them being interchangeable until this moment.


  1. Hmm, I see a gaze of I've never seen that Monet before.

  2. It looks like anxiety to me