Ancient Nude Paintings on National Gallery London – on line
Ancient Nude Paintings on National Gallery: In the Baroque era, the classical nude reaches the maximum degree of expressiveness are the Venetian artists of the 16th century. These beekeepers are the ones who mark the climax of the full Renaissance. At this high point we can name great artists from Venice such as Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto. They are the ones who manage to express the main lines of the classic nude, achieving its harmony. It is the exaltation of the form rather than the rigorous of the natural nude.
The Judgement Of Paris – Peter Paul Rubens 1639
In Italy local and national schools develop their own independent styles. Also these schools share many common characteristics, giving a stylistic unity to the art created throughout this period. The virtual visit of the National Gallery London is available thanks to Google Arts and Street View
The nude, considered in itself an artistic genre and is nothing more than the representation of the human body without clothes in any discipline, painting, sculpture, photography. Throughout history, there are many artists who have made the nude a medium for their masterpieces
A Blonde Woman – Jacopo Negretti “Palma the Elder” 1520
William Dyce to create Neptune Resigning To Britannia The Empire Of the Sea
Queen Victoria ordered Scottish painter William Dyce to create Neptune Resigning To Britannia The Empire Of the Sea – a large fresco of the Roman god playing naked with a gaggle of nude nymphs. At the time, Dyce wrote that Prince Albert ‘thought it rather nude’ but the queen had no issue with it.