Who’s That Girl? Édouard Manet’s Bar Maid and Parisian Prostitution

*this post contains nudity* Édouard Manet was a French painter and notable figure in the transition from realism to impressionism. He is, perhaps, best known for his last major work entitled “A Bar at the Folies Bergère,” which was completed in 1882. The painting is beset with deep blue hues and a forlorn female subject…