Conservatives condemned the work as "immoral" and "vulgar. In some cases, the white prostitute in the painting is described using racist language. Charles Bernheimer has said, The black maid is not [ At least, this is the fantasy Manet's servant figure may well have aroused in the male spectator of Reclaiming Black Female Subjectivity",  she asserts, "Olympia's maid, like all other 'peripheral Negroes'", is a robot conveniently made to disappear into the background drapery. While the confrontational gaze of Olympia is often referenced as the pinnacle of defiance toward patriarchy, the oppositional gaze of Olympia's maid is ignored; she is part of the background with little to no attention given to the critical role of her presence.
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The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc by Nancy Goldstone
To modern viewers, the painting may seem almost photographic in its realism. However, the composition was very carefully designed. As in the Young Woman with a Water Pitcher The steady performance of domestic chores was often praised in Dutch literature and pictures of the period.
The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc
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