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Nudes
A theme which is particularly interesting as it has not often been talked about. In 1902, a number of painters, including Rouault and Marquet, shared an appartment in rue Rochechouart in Paris. They were said to have asked prostitutes to come in from the street to warm up. These girls would have served as models for the painters. Rouault, who wanted to portray the misery of mankind, painted these girls with the goal of stigmatising the horror of prostitution.


Baigneuses

1903


Fille

1906


Fille au miroir

1906


Nu aux bras levés

1907


Nu - potiche

1911


Baigneuses a l'arbre de Judée

1925-29


Nu aux bras levées

1920-29


Nu étendu

1932


Nu incliné

1937 ou 1938


Nus décoratifs

1929-39