Girl near the Tree
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A girl is depicted in profile. Exactly half of the picture is taken up by the figure of the girl on the left; she is depicted in gray clothes, a purple headscarf on a golden brown background. The right half of the picture is taken up by harmoniously combined contrasting colors, namely orange, yellow, purple violet, blue green, chocolate brown, aquamarine, and black ones painted in strokes. The girl's forehead is thoughtfully bowed; her gaze is directed somewhere down, while her hands are raised in a gesture of touch, that is, depicted in motion. These color strokes may symbolize the stained glass that the girl wants to touch. The strokes depicting the figure are clear, straight, or slightly rounded; the shapes tend to geometry. The whole drawing of the portrait indicates that the monumental style appeals to the artist. The girl's face resembles the faces of saints of the Byzantine tradition. This impression is intensified by the fact that the face is depicted in profile, the same as the face of a praying woman, and has the color of an old coin (a rare shade of dirty yellow), which indicates the girl’s remoteness from earthly life.