Jean-Léon Gérôme was the most influential orientalist who did cultural and literary studies in Middle East. This oil painting is a depiction of the utmost savagery of women slavery that he may have witnessed during his visits to Egypt. He does an extraordinary effort to make the scene highly realistic with absolute features of sensuality and exoticism with the use of stereotyped eastern figures and architecture. The fully naked woman is featured with the typical exotic figure of Middle Eastern woman with tan skin, black shiny hair, curvy body, precisely rendered facial features with a long, sharp nose, her big luscious lips, and her stylized standing position with one foot in front of the other. Her facial expression creates an illusion of either sensuality or irritation of being in such a position. On the other hand, black woman sitting down, whom is fully covered, including the left side of her face, looks as if she is trying to hide her identity or the beauty that may attract the buyer. She looks right at the viewer as she sighs as if she is tired of waiting for the buyers. The mother with the baby has such a mysterious, alluring, and sensual eyes that catch the viewer’s glance at once even at her sideway position. Her head and body rests on the wall for support but otherwise she seems weakened enough to fall on the ground. The owner sits in the shade and has his attention locked on the women who are now part of his property who is unaware of their feelings, desires, interests, and pain. And, I feel nothing but pity for them.