"She was all pleasure and gratitude, both for Harriet and herself, and longed to be thanking him…”
A Young Woman Reading a Letter (before 1734). Jean Raoux (French, 1677–1734). Musée du Louvre, Paris.
A Young Lady Reading is a preeminent example of Raoux’s mastery of Rembrandtesque lighting effects. The composition exists in several autograph replicas and numerous copies, including a celebrated version in the Musée du Louvre which was donated to the museum in the 1860s by Louis La Caze.
Proof that it is NOT an honest mistake.
"A Sticky Situation" (1960) by Carl Barks
Not much has changed
Emma and David smiling at each other. Daddy/daughter moments of joy.
"Should I warn Harriet about your dancing?"