Virgin brides had all their body hair removed for the first time during an
elaborate nude wedding shower held at the baths. And some scholars contend that
the dark tufts and hairy legs on the Turkish teens were meant to act as a kind
of a sexual deterrant, a sort of hirsute chastity belt to help ensure virgin
brides. I thought you'd want to know that while you waited for the picture to
load. So where do your eyes wander?
When he was young, the French painter Jean A.D. Ingres read Lady Mary's
"Letters from the Levant" and copied them into his notebook. At age 83, he
completed this painting.
(Faces? Bodies? I don't know about you but I spent my time analysing that
guitar-like instrument glimpsed up front.)
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