Offering the Panal to the Bullfighter

Oil on canvas | 39.6 x 33.5in | 1873

Mary Cassatt

During an extended stay in Spain in 1873, Cassatt made several paintings of local customs. This work depicts a young woman flirtatiously offering a glass of water to a bullfighter, who dips panal (honeycomb) into it to make a refreshing drink. The ri...
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