(b. 1848, Paris, d. 1929, Paris)


Oil on canvas, 62 x 43 cm
Private collection

The present painting, if evocative of Renoir, is equally so of Manet's Surprised Nymph in its modest pose and weight of form. Lerolle painted several female bathers, a subject with a long tradition in the history of art.

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