The model is drawn from life, apparently (Bathtub Nude Drawings, 1964). The inspiration might have come from Jean Peters in Pickup On South Street.
Geometrical color forms dominate the work essentially, with a graphical component (Study for Bedroom Painting #73, 1983). Among other things, later on there is a regularization of line as color (Nude with Bouquet and Stockings, 1991).
“My house is a house of pleasure,” says Gauguin.