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November 12, 2009

Harem Pool, c. 1876

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Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1824-1904 (hat tip to Ben).

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 12, 2009 12:08 PM

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You have to admit, when a cultur has a strength, one remembers that strength. Mebbe even has daydreams.
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Posted by: OregonGuy [TypeKey Profile Page] 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.

Posted by: Gordon MacDonald [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 16, 2009 11:47 PM