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        Phryne: caricature of an artist's model, from the back cover of 'Le Rire', 23rd February 1907

        Metivet, Lucien (1863-1930); French. Medium: colour lithograph. Date: 1907. Caption: You don't need a pretty model, do you? I'm better made than the casts and I've got a pear-shaped behind just like the Mona Lisa; Phryne was a famous hetaera or courtesan in Ancient Greece, and modelled for the painter Apelles; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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