Manet "Olympia" (1863) Musée d'Orsay, Paris
"But the other day I was with the Grand Duchess in the Louvre and we happened to pass Manet's Olympia. Nowadays nobody is in the least surprised by it. It looks just like an Ingres!"
— The Guermantes Way


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