OPEN YOUR HEART MOTHER SO I CAN LEARN TO LOVE YOU AGAIN
LAY DOWN MISTRESS SO I CAN LEAVE MY BURDEN WITH YOU
Prostitution was a vehicle for expressing confused angst and a wide variety of attitudes towards women in general.
In allegorical terms, women who sell their bodies epitomise the shortcomings of a society as a whole.
Splendour and Misery. Pictures of Prostitution, 1850-1910
Musée d’Orsay / Paris