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* RecliningVenus: The painting depicts a woman reclining nude on a couch. Unlike most examples, she is facing away from the viewer.
** The painting's very name is itself an alternate term applied to the Reclining Venus trope.

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* RecliningVenus: The painting depicts a woman reclining nude on a couch. Unlike most examples, she is facing away from the viewer.
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viewer. The painting's very name is itself an alternate term applied to the Reclining Venus trope.


* RomanticismVersusEnlightenment: The painting is a part of what was called the Academicist Movement, an art movement that came after Neoclassicism and Romanticism and attempted to merge both movements.


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* RomanticismVersusEnlightenment: The painting is a part of what was called the Academicist Movement, an art movement that came after Neoclassicism and Romanticism and attempted to merge both movements.

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''Odalisque'' by Jules Joseph Lefebvre is an oil-on-canvas portrait of a woman declining on a bed from behind.

The painting was made in 1874 and is currently in the permanent collection of The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

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* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Pale skin was considered attractive in high-society, and Lefebvre goes so far as to depict her as if she was made of ivory.
* RomanticismVersusEnlightenment: The painting is a part of what was called the Academicist Movement, an art movement that came after Neoclassicism and Romanticism and attempted to merge both movements.
* RecliningVenus: The painting depicts a woman reclining nude on a couch. Unlike most examples, she is facing away from the viewer.
** The painting's very name is itself an alternate term applied to the Reclining Venus trope.
* ToplessnessFromTheBack: ...and bottomless too.

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