In the Gynaecium, Diana Coomans

of the women, where they worked and lunged, and where the children played. It was the most secluded room in the house, and was jealously guarded from intrusion. Miss Diana Coomans' picture gives a glimpse at this sanctuary of her sex in a Pompeiian mansion. The painter is one of two daughters of the late Joseph Coomans, the artist, and like her sister was a pupil and is a follower of her

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