November 12, 2009
Harem Pool, c. 1876
Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1824-1904 (hat tip to Ben).
Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 12, 2009 12:08 PM
You have to admit, when a cultur has a strength, one remembers that strength. Mebbe even has daydreams.
Posted by: OregonGuy at November 12, 2009 12:34 PM
I think Gerome painted them as if they were European. Something about the casual repose. Having said that - they are delicious.