Une fleur

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Une fleur
Vlaho Bukovac (1855-1922) - Reclining nude,1887.png
Artist Vlaho Bukovac
Year 1887
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 127 cm × 97 cm (50 in × 38 in)
Location Private collection

Une fleur (A Flower) is a female nude painted in 1887 by the Croatian artist Vlaho Bukovac.

This Symbolist painting in pastel blues and pale flesh tones depicts a beautiful female nude reclining next to an assortment of flowers and holding to her lips a small spray of two rosebuds. The obvious meaning is that she is the flower referred to in the painting's title, with all of the attendant implications of blossoming and sexual awakening.

The painting is currently held in private collection after it was sold at the London’s Bonhams auction house for £100,800.00 to an unknown collector.[1][2]

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