The toilet, the intimate birth - Delightful New Parisian Show

An exhibition at Paris's Musée Marmottan Monet invites you into the bathrooms of the beauties of yesteryear, thanks to the voyeuristic brushstrokes of greats like Claude Monet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,Pierre Bonnard, and Berthe Morisot.

Wladyslaw Slewinski, Etude.
Photo: Musée Marmottan Monet

This is the first time such a subject, unique and indispensable, is presented in the form of exposure.In these works that reflect the daily practices one might think trivial, the public will discover the pleasures and surprises of a depth somewhat expected. More

Pierre Bonnard, Nude in the Tub.
Photo: Musée Marmottan Monet

Edgar Degas, Woman in Her Bath Sponging Her Leg (ca. 1883).
Photo: RMN-Grand Palais.

Artist unknown, southern Netherlands, The Bath (ca. 1500).
Photo: Frank Raux/Musee de Cluny, via RMN.

Presumed portrait of Gabrielle d'Estrees and the Duchess of Villars in the Bath, artist unknown, late 16th century.
Photo: Musee de la Societe Archeologique.

Georges de La Tour, Woman Catching a Flea (1638).
Photo: Philippe Bernard/Musee Lorrain.

Eugene Lomont, Young Woman at Her Toilette (1898).
Photo: Musée Marmottan Monet.

Acknowledgment: Art Net

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