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This 19th century painting depicts an Algerian house from the perspective of an orientalist painter. Women look directly to the viewer in the eye, giving a "mysterious" look, and Delacroix deliberately emphasizes the women's different bodies/styles…

Ingres paints a female nude from behind taking a bath. Given her turban, it is assumed that she is from the "Orient," the East. This nude later served as a model for his future nude paintings.
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