After the Bath  1895

by Edgar Degas

[i]Women can never forgive me; they hate me, they feel that I am disarming them. I show them without their coquetry.[/i] [br]--Edgar Degas Edgar Degas often depicted women in awkward and inelegant poses, eliciting sharp criticism. His comment above makes clear that he was aware of this response to his work. An early practitioner of Realism, Degas captured women engaged ...
65.7 x 82.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty