Albert J Londraville Seated Nude Crossing Her Leg
The model displays an ease and nonchalance that makes one feel that she could just as easily be dressed for all the difference that makes to her. And that's what makes this a Londraville. Intimacy and equality define this painter's relationship to his models, and these figure studies have a marked and highly unusual interiority. The women do not exist apart from the world or the time they live in: all that has been brought into the session, the woman in whole, just missing her clothes, and tTHAT is what gives his nudes such interest and charm.
Oil on board. 16 x 20.