Rousseau never fails us when it comes to depicting grace, as well as beauty.
Perhaps because the two are so closely aligned, if not the very same.
How delicate the branches are! No leaves, I notice, so it is early Spring, the time of Carnival, and how charming is this young couple in white, her hand sweetly resting on his arm.
Carnival Evening by Henri Rosseau
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