Ewa Juszkiewicz’s paintings depict well-dressed women whose faces are hidden by mushrooms, textiles and wild hairdos.
Ewa Juszkiewicz was staring at a portrait of Katarzyna Starzenska, a Polish aristocrat and social fixture, completed in 1804.
“She had many romances,” Ms. Juszkiewicz said. “She was partying a lot. She was basically an influencer.”
“Other women all wanted to dress like her,” she said.
“I think her black dress is velvet,” Ms. Juszkiewicz said. “The red shawl — probably cashmere? Cashmere had
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