Painters like to leave secret messages and hidden meanings in their works and very often we are not even aware of them. For example, do you remember that famous painting The Girl with a Pearl Earring? Turns out that it’s probably not an earring at all. How about the 2 paintings from Salvador Dali that are closely related to his siste
This painting depicts the sweetheart of the painter whose name was Madeleine Knobloch. The genre of this portrait was unusual for the Seurat — it was probably love that inspired him to do this experiment. Until his death, nobody would have guessed that this woman was the painter’s mistress, as Seurat was very reserved and didn’t talk about his personal life, even to his close friends.