Plates 49 and 50 deal with the characteristics of aging. Drawings of elderly women arc the one place where fat seems permissible. Everyone loves a plump grandma.
It is in drawing older women that your knowledge of anatomy is most evident. Younger women strive to keep the anatomy of the facc pretty well covered up, and we please them most by doing the same in drawings. But sooner or later wrinkles and creases will come. We can subordinate the wrinkles, but we must take the forms very much into consideration. New forms have developed in the cheeks; indications of the way the muscles are attached in and under the flesh have begun to show through. Bone comes to the surface, for it is no longer so firmly covered by flesh. Pockets form between the mus-
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