Something that the majority of us agree.
Not now and not according to the values of the time in which this painting was painted.
Not only not a ladies’ man but not a man for anything or anyone but himself.
The urgent questions, as we know, being:
1) how did we get to such a man as a presidential candidate?
2) how are we to proceed democratically with one of two ‘ruling’ parties in this degree of breakdown when no other parties are allowed to enter the ruling circle?
The Ladies’ Man, 1890, oil on panel. Georges Seurat, 1859-1891.
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia from a reproduction on display at the Barnes, Autumn 2016.