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Chaste Suzanne  1922

by Félix Vallotton

La Chaste Suzanne (1922 - not on show) is his version of Susannah and the Elders: the biblical bath becomes an enclosing pink banquette in a plush bar or nightclub, and the elders two sleekly bald businessmen. It is intense and menacing, yet also enigmatic: the planned victim looking - to this eye, anyway - distinctly calculating and up to speed. In modern times, the paint...
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