Mary Ann Willson’s “Young Woman Wearing A Turban” ca. 1800-25

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Describe your gut reactions:

“[The woman is] insecure or uncomfortable in the picture (pose and facial expressions). [Is she] some type of royalty (based on outfit). The artwork looks like watercolors; almost childlike.”

 

Imagine possible meanings or thoughts:

“The woman looks or feels isolated or lonely.”