Nicolas Lancret’s Dance before a Fountain Essay
The green trees and rural landscape portray a beautiful spring day filled with nature and life. The rhythm of the water splashing, …show more content…
The right bottom corner is the direction where the woman’s head is tilted. There the children are playing and the drunken guitar player is serenading the mother of the children. With alcohol flowing through his blood, he happily sings songs and flirts with woman dressed in gold. Instead of paying attention to the treasures of jewelry the young girl in green offers, she chooses to be wooed by the intoxicated man as she stares deeply into the man’s eyes. I also noticed a lesbian couple embracing and dancing. The woman in the red hat and red dress embraces her girlfriend from behind as they gaze into one another’s eyes with passion. The woman from behind grabs her girlfriend’s left breast and firmly holds her waist with her other hand affectionately. As the woman in green pivots her body to face her girlfriend, perhaps they begin to join the dancing. Maybe this event was their only chance to see one another and show affection towards one another without being judged.