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Nude painting is a genre of art that has been present throughout history, with depictions of the naked human body appearing in various forms and styles across cultures and time periods.

In ancient times, nude figures were often depicted in religious and mythological contexts, as well as in athletic and artistic pursuits. The Greeks, for example, celebrated the beauty and grace of the human form in their art and philosophy, while medieval and Renaissance Christian art often depicted the naked body as a symbol of sin and temptation.

During the modern era, artists began to approach the nude form with a greater sense of realism and psychological depth. The Impressionists, for example, sought to capture the play of light on the human body, while the Expressionists explored themes of sexuality and emotional intensity.

The 20th century saw a further evolution of the genre, with artists experimenting with new styles and techniques. Some artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, explored the abstract possibilities of the human figure, while others, such as Lucian Freud and Jenny Saville, created highly realistic and intimate depictions of the nude body.

Throughout its history, nude painting has been a controversial and provocative genre, eliciting strong reactions from viewers and critics alike. However, it has also been a powerful and enduring form of artistic expression, allowing artists to explore the complexities and beauty of the human body in all its forms.

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Joseph and the Wife of Potiphar, c.1552/55 by Tintoretto | Art Print
SKU: 16738-JTT
Original Size:54 x 117 cm
Prado Museum Madrid Spain

Seated Bather, 1914 by Renoir | Art Print

Seated Bather 1914

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16631-RPA
Original Size:81 x 67.2 cm
Art Institute of Chicago Illinois USA

Boy Leading a Horse, c.1905/06 by Picasso | Art Print
SKU: 16621-PPR
Original Size:220.6 x 131.2 cm
Museum of Modern Art New York USA

Two Bathing Women (Act Composition II), 1909 by Franz Marc | Art Print
SKU: 16557-MAF
Original Size:63 x 53 cm
Gemaldegalerie Berlin Germany

Andromeda, 1869 by Poynter | Art Print

Andromeda 1869

Sir Edward Poynter
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16472-POY
Original Size:51.3 x 35.7 cm
Private Collection

Pygmalion and Galatea, c.1813/19 by Girodet de Roussy-Trioson | Art Print
SKU: 16415-GAL
Original Size:253 x 202 cm
Louvre Museum Paris France

Seated Nude, 1916 by Rysselberghe | Art Print

Seated Nude 1916

Theo van Rysselberghe
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16364-RTV
Original Size:92 x 73.7 cm
Private Collection

Resting Nude Model, 1914 by Rysselberghe | Art Print
SKU: 16355-RTV
Original Size:93.5 x 146 cm
Private Collection

Nude Girl in Front of the Mirror, 1900 by Rysselberghe | Art Print
SKU: 16350-RTV
Original Size:unknown
Public Collection

Bust of a Young Girl, 1914 by Rysselberghe | Art Print
SKU: 16349-RTV
Original Size:56 x 46.5 cm
Private Collection

Adam and Eve, 1504 by Durer | Art Print

Adam and Eve 1504

Albrecht Durer
Giclée Paper Art Print
SKU: 16246-DUA
Original Size:24.7 x 19 cm
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto Canada

Green Waterways, 1925 by Tuke | Art Print

Green Waterways 1925

Henry Scott Tuke
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16216-THS
Original Size:122 x 112 cm
Public Collection

July Sun, 1913 by Tuke | Art Print

July Sun 1913

Henry Scott Tuke
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16207-THS
Original Size:53.4 x 43.5 cm
Royal Academy of Arts London United Kingdom

Midsummer Morning, 1907 by Tuke | Art Print

Midsummer Morning 1907

Henry Scott Tuke
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16205-THS
Original Size:183.5 x 137.2 cm
Private Collection

Bluebells, 1907 by Tuke | Art Print

Bluebells 1907

Henry Scott Tuke
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 16203-THS
Original Size:45.7 x 30.5 cm
Private Collection

A Modern Magdalen, c.1888 by William Merritt Chase | Art Print
SKU: 15953-CWM
Original Size:48.3 x 39.4 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Massachusetts USA

Young Woman Holding a Child (At the Window), c.1890 by Cassatt | Art Print
SKU: 15874-CAS
Original Size:74.5 x 62.5 cm
Musee d'Orsay Paris France

Woman with Baby, c.1902 by Cassatt | Art Print
SKU: 15852-CAS
Original Size:72 x 53 cm
The Clark Art Institute Massachusetts USA

Eve (The Ghent Altarpiece), 1432 by Jan van Eyck | Art Print
SKU: 15727-EJV
Original Size:unknown
Saint Bavo Cathedral Ghent Belgium

The Triumph of Bacchus, c.1635/36 by Nicolas Poussin | Art Print
SKU: 15714-PON
Original Size:128 x 151 cm
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City USA

Mars and Venus, c.1630 by Nicolas Poussin | Art Print

Mars and Venus c.1630

Nicolas Poussin
Giclée Canvas Print
SKU: 15713-PON
Original Size:155 x 213.7 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Massachusetts USA

Venus and Adonis, c.1628/29 by Nicolas Poussin | Art Print
SKU: 15690-PON
Original Size:98.5 x 134.6 cm
Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth USA

Venus, Faun and Putti, c.1630/33 by Nicolas Poussin | Art Print
SKU: 15671-PON
Original Size:72 x 56 cm
The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg Russia

The Birth of Venus, c.1635/36 by Nicolas Poussin | Art Print
SKU: 15651-PON
Original Size:97.2 x 108 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA