Interestingly, a person’s glance can say so much and yet so little. This particular gaze one sees in a fraction of a second. Here it is captured in one image.
It evokes an indeterminate atmosphere. Which? That’s up to the viewer because you don’t know what the person in the painting is thinking.
It is summer and the woman is sitting half-naked by the water enjoying her rest. Well, enjoying… Especially during our moments of rest. We are often not left alone by the thoughts that are speaking in our heads.