Literary – January 9

Jane Austen‘s sister, the painter and correspondent Cassandra, was born on this date in 1773. Only one of Cassandra’s two paintings of Jane shows us what she looks like.

Painting of Jane Austen by her sister Cassandra

Writing prompt: What was the painter of this portrait intending its viewers to understand?

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