Monday, February 27, 2012

Exotic Cleopatra

Cleopatra (1865) Italian painter Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904). Despite the subjects pretends to be historical Bianchi painted much more a typical oriental harem scene

Monday, February 20, 2012

Three Graces

The Three Graces (c. 1763) by the French Rococo painter Carle or Charles-André van Loo (1705–1765). Pure decoration but obvious how much modern pin-up artists owe to Rococo art.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Erotic Back

One of these highly elegant and erotic women by the American artist Fritz Willis (1907-1979).

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Exotic Slave

The White Slave (1894) by the British artist Ernest Normand (1859-1923), who was specialized in historical nudes. Here his main concern was the exotic outlook, ancient architecture, oriental costumes and landscape and … in the center the exotic woman.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Drinking Nymph

A nymph drinking at a spring (1907) by the German painter Ferdinand Keller (1843-1922). Keller started as a typical Romantic painter and moved later on to Art Nouveau and Symbolism, which is evident in this painting.