CORINTH, Lovis
(b. 1858, Tapiau, d. 1925, Zandvoort)

Reclining Nude

1899
Oil on canvas, 75 x 120 cm
Kunsthalle, Bremen

Corinth's Reclining Nude demonstrated a thoroughly natural use of Impressionist style for figure painting. German Impressionism's major works tended to be painted not in the landscape area (as with the French) but rather in nudes and portraits.