Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Five black women bathing in a river. In the foreground on the left, naked boy, his back slightly turned to the right, looking toward the women in the background group. On the right, aquatic vegetation. In the background, five black women, standing, but with water reaching their thighs, in various positions, arranged across the width of the composition. In the background, representation of aquatic plants on the river and vegetation suggesting the same margin.