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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.

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…
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