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So, for all of our monarchists/Royal-watchers out there, today is the big day for Baby Wales! While we wait, here’s a bit of Mischief on a Mischief Monday. This painting is Travesuras de la modelo or “Model Making Mischief” painted by Spanish realist Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta in 1885. There’s so much to love about this: the expression on her face, the delicate lacework on the hem of her gown, the gorgeous pink color of the dress, and the complex lines of sight and multiplicity in the image itself (i.e., you see the model looking at the painting of herself while looking at the artist and painting him on his own canvas). Simply charming.

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