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Why was Manet's Olympia such a monumental painting? (answer)

The importance of the painting lies in the context. At the time, 1863, first exhibited at the salon in 1865, paintings of Venus coyly glancing at the viewer, neoclassical figures, composed landscapes of the "ancient" where popular and acceptable. The only accepted female sexuality in...