|Watercolor by C. E. Brock|
Topic: Watercolors as a Lady's Past-time by Sharon Buzard
Emma, Harriet, and Mr. Elton look through Emma's past efforts and Emma decides on a full length watercolor.
Mr. Elton is delighted, of course, to watch Emma paint Harriet's portrait.
While Emma uses painting to further Harriet's romantic interest. Lucy Steele, in Sense and Sensibility, uses the art of miniature painting as a weapon.
|J.M.W. Turner Self Portrait|
By J. M. W. Turner - http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/turner-self-portrait-n00458, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63864933
|Eruption of Vesuvius by JMW Turner|