Sunday, 13 December 2009

Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Odalisque, 1874

Jules Joseph Lefebvre, French (1836-1911).


Hels said...

she is luscious, isn't she?

It is interesting that Lefebvre made the setting shallow on the canvas and that the background has all but disappeared into the brown. It makes her skin look luminescent and the fruits glow.

Mariana said...

It reminds me a lot of Velasquez painting of Venus.