The Pearl and the Wave (Q4179284)

Label from: English (en)

movement: academic art (Q189458)
genre: nude (Q40446)
artist: Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry (Q911575)
collection: Museo del Prado (Q160112)
location: Museo del Prado (Q160112)
country of origin: France (Q142)
owned by: Eugénie de Montijo (Q157130)
material used: oil paint (Q296955) canvas (Q4259259)
exhibition history: Salon of 1863 (Q15727592)
depicts: woman (Q467) nudity (Q10791) lying (Q2268776) back (Q133279) Dimples of Venus (Q15223957) buttocks (Q42165) intergluteal cleft (Q2044369) smile (Q487) wind wave (Q165848) shore (Q468756) sea (Q165) beach (Q40080) foam (Q215414) rock (Q8063) long hair (Q14130) chestnut hair (Q5094009) seashell (Q213096) conch (Q62792) mussel (Q13042834) breast (Q9103) Pecten maximus (Q1249634) sand (Q34679) seaweed (Q237169) waist (Q236232) gaze towards the viewer (Q19983456)
instance of: painting (Q3305213)
Salons ID: 45025

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information from the Museo del Prado catalog

description: An intensely sensual female nude that presents the figure in the form of a pearl enclosed in its box, the ocean, which may be an allusion to the birth...

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