After the Misdeed

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.

Key facts

Artist dates
1849 - 1936
Full title
After the Misdeed
Date made
about 1885 - 90
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
38.1 x 46 cm
Acquisition credit
On loan from Tate: Presented by Mlle Emilie Yznaga 1937
Inventory number
Location in Gallery