The 18th-Century Nip-Slip

We keep getting booklets and postcards in the mail from The Portland Art Museum. They all feature, very prominently, Les Confidences Pastorales on the front:

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The only thing I can think of when I see this image is “18th Century Nip Slip.” Like a paparazzi painter snuck in and quickly painted an image of the girls in their state of accidental undress and plans to sell it to the tabloids.

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