Pierre Puvis de Chavanne was one of the Kuroda Seiki's teacher when Kuroda was in France. Le Repos is based on historical story, and it affected Kuroda's Talk on Ancient Romance.
Kuroda Seiki learned painting in Raphael Collin's atelier. Floreal is Raphael Collin's masterpiece, and it gave influence on Kuroda's emphasis on nude.
This painting was submitted to an international exhibition in 1900 by Raphael Collin, and is disappeared now. To compare this painting with Kuroda Seiki's The Field, we can find similarities between two pieces in terms of its composition and…