Ah yes, the virginal Natasha - all hot and overcome by the attentions of the the Countess Bezuhov's scoundrel brother, Anatole! Tolstoy's descriptions of a young woman's sexual awakening are so nuanced and detailed - so authentic.
How did he know?! -- Val
from page 713-714 of original text
collage, acrylic paint, oil crayon
page 568-569 Pevear/Volokhonsky translation