Jelly D'Aranyi

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Jelly D'Aranyi, by Charles Geoffroy-Dechaume, 1920s? - NPG 5735 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jelly D'Aranyi

by Charles Geoffroy-Dechaume
oil on canvas, 1920s?
35 5/8 in. x 28 7/8 in. (904 mm x 733 mm)
Given by E.M. Jowett, 1984
Primary Collection
NPG 5735

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D'Aranyi is wearing a dress that epitomises the liberation of women's fashion in the 1920s. The carnations, traditional flowers of concert-goers in Italy and Spain, lying on a classical window ledge recall early Italian paintings of the fifteenth century.

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