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The painting is in the Hirschsprung Collection in Copenhagen. The painting shows a woman with her back turned, with bare torso by an oval mirror, that reflects her face and the top of her chest. Her left hand rests on a green dressing table in the image left. On the table there is also a box with an open lid. With her right hand she has lifted and taken to the brown hair that is tightly put up with center parting and chignon. Her big red left earlobe has a gold glistening earring. Her right earring is also seen, not in the mirror, and hairstyle are also different in the mirror.
Enter your email to be among the first to know about our reopening plans and new ways to champion women in the arts! Suzanne Valadon painted female nudes throughout her career and was one of only a few women artists take up this imagery during the first half of the 20th century. Her portrayals are un-idealized and frank depictions of the human body that do not overly eroticize the subjects or cater to the vanity of the sitter. Unexpected colors, like green, appear in the flesh tones that echo the greens in the carpet and curtain in the background.
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