Sunday, March 29, 2009

Exotic History

Many artists merged the successfull genres of nude and history painting. Here an example by the French Painter Jean Andre Rixens (1846-1924) who adds even orientalism. Nevertheless the result was one of the best 19th century academic nudes.

Cleopatra (1874)

1 comment:

  1. Just a heads up. This post of yours has been reposted in its entirety without credit or attribution, here

    He has done the same to me. I was looking for more of my posts when I found this one of yours.