It's dirtier than you remember. Cezanne is well known for his various images of nude bathers, many of whom were women. For early 17th century audiences, it was likely more acceptable for a woman to be shown engaging in explicit acts with a bird than with an actual human being. For a painting made between and -- a time period marked by the Spanish public's disdain for naked bodies in art -- the work was on the salacious side. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Mabel Hampton and Lillian Foster.
This circa painting will go down in history as " the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art " -- thought to be at least one of the first explicit depictions of female pubic hair.
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Gustav Klimt's "Frau bei der Selbstbefriedigung". Unsatisfied with the racial diversity present in the imagery I found online, I began scanning books, screenshotting google books and even screenshotting documentaries. New York City Pride, Lily Elise and Adrienne Augardevia fyeahqueervintage. For a painting made between and -- a time period marked by the Spanish public's disdain for naked bodies in art -- the work was on the salacious side. You May Also Like