This composition was inspired by "Blue Interior" by Harriet Backer, the picture on the wall, the edge of the wall, and the curve of the seat is used as a set of compositional lines to create a pleasing balance to the image. The tonality of the piece is almost entirely kept within the brown-yellow dominant group with the exception of the figure where small notes of ultramarine blue can be found. Working from general to specific, the expression and pose of the figure are left up to the viewer to decide, to heighten the concept of light in the painting, detail is left ambiguous as to if this is a memory. The repetition of singular objects in the piece was meant to bring about a sense of solitude as if the figure is enjoying the last moments of the day surrounded by solitary objects, all maintaining their own space between each other peacefully.
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