Thursday, April 28, 2011

Skin like Silk

A nude by the Spanish impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923). Most impressive is here the semblance between the skin and the silken sheets.

Saturday, April 16, 2011


Diana by the French painter Paul Désiré Trouillebert (1831-1900). Above all it’s a nude. Only bow and quiver indicate that it should be the Goddess of hunting.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Stunning Nude

A really stunning nude by the Hungarian American painter Pal Fried (1893–1976), who was specialized in nudes and Oriental scenes.