How shall I choose to see your face
But by your smile and loving grace
How shall I feel this Presence known
By Creation's beauty eternally shown.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Agnolo Bronzino, "Head of a Smiling Young Woman in Three-Quarter View", ca. 1542-43.
Charcoal and black chalk (with stumping), highlighted with white chalk,
on white paper; some outlines stylus-incised.
Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts