It depicts a female nude and a scantily dressed female bather on a picnic with two fully dressed men in a rural setting. The painting features a nude woman casually lunching with two fully dressed men. Her body is starkly lit and she stares directly at the viewer. The two men, dressed as young dandies , seem to be engaged in conversation, ignoring the woman. In front of them, the woman's clothes, a basket of fruit, and a round loaf of bread are displayed, as in a still life.
In front of them is a basket of fruit and bread. A scantily clad female bathing in a stream is in the background of the painting , which is set outdoors amidst trees. The figure appears to float above the conversing men and the seemingly ignored naked woman beside them. The large scale of the painting was generally reserved for religious, mythological or historical subjects. His technique also contrasted with his contemporaries. The scale of the bathing woman, for example, is too large in comparison to the figures in the foreground. The brush strokes are also rough and unhidden, giving the appearance that the painting is unfinished in some parts. The background also lacks depth, as if the piece was painted in a studio rather than outdoors. Even the nude is not as smooth or flawless as other paintings created during the same period. Closer study of the figures in the painting reveal significant hidden meaning and connections with Manet and his life.
I learned, growing up, that very principle, that you HAD to marry a member or your marriage was doomed. Sometimes you might even get jealous of the patients since they seem to get to even see your 'doctor' more than you do. They may need much more than casual contact with the church to see the truth in it.
He apologized up and down. Religious differences, however are real. That being said, there are some facets of the religion that you should be aware of that will influence how she approaches both you and the relationship. Know there are a lot of Doctors who cheat though. I really do have strong feelings for him and want to make this work… but I'm beginning to feel like I have no identity of my own anymore and I will forever just be, "the doctor's wife. So, I can only imagine the stories you hear. Pin It on Pinterest. Although most of our communication is through text. We are trying to conceive now, and I am contemplating if this was the right path for me.