PROSALENTIS Spyridon (1830-1893) “Portrait of a Female Captain”

Portrait of a Female Captain

In the portrait of Female Captain Spyridon Prosalentis has tried to approach with his painting the mental world of the woman, portrayed with very good shaping skills, which give us part of her inner world. The work reflects the realistic – romantic tone of the era, probably it was a familial heirloom that was created in order to describe the virtues and the bravery of Female Captain with a direct and picturesque way.