The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit
In this painting the viewer is disturbing the private activity of young children. The little girl on the ground looks up at the viewer as if she has just been disturbed.The painting was created by John Singer Sargent. Edward Boit was the son in law of John Perkins Cushing who was a friend of John Sargent's. The work of Diego Velazquez in Las Meninas had a huge influence in The daughters of Edward Boit.