a. The clothing tells us about the subject, that she is obviously very wealthy because of the texture in the portrait, and the hats, colors, details, and feathers.
b. The background is black, which means the focus is meant to all be one the subject of the painting. The patterns and colors were very upbeat, since she is obviously a little girl, and they are fun and love to live!!! It might be important because it shares the personality of the figure.
c.The artist wants the viewer to think about her outfit, and how wealthy she is from her clothing. The artist wants the viewer to feel jealousy towards the figure, according to how much clothing and details were out onto her outfit, it is kind of rubbing in the viewer’s face “I’m more wealthy than you”.
d.The name of the subject in the painting, might be something serious but joyful like Marie, or Mary. The social class would also be wealthy, according to her clothing, and the fact that she could afford someone to paint her. Her personality is serious but fun because of the fun clothes, but dark background. They care about education and her future, and like being proper and elegant.