Portrait of an Elegant Lady Reading (1910). Delphin Enjolras (French, Academic, 1857-1945).
Enjolras can be classed as a painter of beautiful ladies, a subject matter which was highly prized in the 19th Century. His subjects are often revealing intimate moments of society beauties. A golden glow illuminates the lady reading, enhancing her delicate flesh tones, an element for which Enjolras is admired.