The clue is the title. Check out the history of the Odalisque as an enduring genre.
Meg
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Since you mentioned genre, I think this is what you mean “By the eighteenth century the term odalisque referred to the eroticized artistic genre in which a nominally eastern woman lies on her side on display for the spectator”

Silly me, I had not a clue, I thought it was the woman’s name.

TEK

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