The White Slave by Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ
The White Slave by Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ

The White Slave c1888 by French Painter Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ (1842 – 1923) an orientalist painter and sculptor

This image depicts what is assumed to be a white female slave in the nude, covered by a cloth, that is being well pampered with cigarettes and food.

She is sitting comfortably on a bunch of pillows while smoking a cigarette and is adorned with jewelry, while at her right are bowls of rice and meat, a peeled quartered orange, a glass of wine and other foods; while in the background below her, the black slaves labor at washing garments in a pool.

This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

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