At the Zoo (Portrait of a Man Reading on a Bench)
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In this sketch one can see a knee-length image of an elderly man depicted turned three quarters to the right; he sits on a bench and reads a book, holding it with his both hands. The man is dressed in the fashion of those times, namely in a three-piece suit and hat. However, the book he is holding is not opened but closed as if the last page had already been read and turned over. The intense and almost tropical greenery serves as a background of the painting.