Unlike other nudes in gres, this piece is outstanding for the strength and sensuality of the young woman. Equally noteworthy is the beautiful manila shawl whose rich floral decoration gives it a very Andalusian touch. This piece shows a sensual woman with lots of character who makes no attempt to hide her nudity, accepting it with complete naturalness.
It could remind us of the protagonist of Carmen in the opera by Bizet. Portrayed as "free, independent and owner of all her decisions", Carmen's strength and capacity of expression, her calm acceptance of her fate, and especially of her death show her inner security, strength of temperament,personality and beauty.