Tag Archives: Edouard Manet

Jeanne Duval, the Naughty Flower

Born in Haiti, Jeanne Duval moved to Paris in her early 20s. Dark and exotic, she work in theaters and cabarets and fascinated men with her raw sexuality. For awhile Jeanne was lovers with the photographer Nadar. But it was … Continue reading

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The Gaze of Victorine Meurent

The woman in the painting was looking at her.  Luz was at the Musée d’Orsay in front of Manet’s Le Dejeuner sur herbe. The woman in question was sitting on the grass totally naked next to two men fully clothed. … Continue reading

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