Woman Carrying a Basket of Fruit

Georges Braque French

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The ample forms of the nude woman suggest abundance and fertility. The painting belongs to a series of draped female figures entitled Canephorae (Offering Bearers), in which monumental figures display luscious fruits in the classical tradition of Greek statues.

Woman Carrying a Basket of Fruit, Georges Braque (French, Argenteuil 1882–1963 Paris), Oil and sand on canvas

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