(b. 1819, Ornans, d. 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz)
Woman with a Parrot1866
Oil on canvas, 130 x 196 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Courbet was a painter who excelled in depicting professional models and nude peasant girls: at the spring, lying down, asleep, half-covered by a sheet, sometimes in a landscape and more rarely indoors.
This picture is reminiscent of the painting by Delacroix of the same title.