Cover art for Laissez-moi by Marcelle Sauvageot. Collection : Étonnants Classiques. Published : 13/06/2012. Art by Pierre Mornet.
In the sanatorium where she is treated for tuberculosis, a young woman receives the letter. Her love is leaving to marry another. The news is brutal and unexpected.
Depicting melancholy women in vintage clothes and scenes, Mornet’s paintings invoke immense mood and atmosphere despite being still compositions.