June 18, 2011

Charles Bargue's "Bashi-Bazouk"

Nationality: French
Born/Died: 1825/7-1883
Creation Date: 1875
Size: 18.25 x 13.125 in. (46.4 x 33.3 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA

A wonderful painting of a man enjoying a little drink--at least that is my uninformed interpretation of it. I am not sure if there are fashion cues that indicate otherwise. Detail shots by me.

1 comment:

  1. Isn't it rather that he's enjoying a nice little toke? :)