The top 10 female nudes in artUploader: Faurr 3 month ago Subscribe 8
When school groups visit museums, there are inevitable questions that teachers or tour leaders must be prepared to answer. Venus by Lucas Cranach the Elder. While those images, not to mention the many nude figures that populate his other paintings, exude sensuality, there's nothing quite as erotic as "Frau bei der Selbstbefriedigung. For much of history, nude men represented martyrs and warriors, emphasizing an active role rather than the passive one assigned to women in art. Nudes in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling reestablished a tradition of male nudes in depictions of Biblical stories; the subject of the martyrdom of the near-naked Saint Sebastian had already become highly popular. White women were represented as a sexual image, and they were the ideal sexual image for men during the Renaissance.