After the Misdeed

about 1885 - 90, Jean Béraud

On loan from Tate: Presented by Mlle Emilie Yznaga 1937, © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2005

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This work can be placed among the artist's genre paintings of late 19th-century Paris. Here the tone is moralising. The subject of women who fell prey both to their own passions and to the opposite sex was popular in England and France in the 19th century.

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