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Live figure studies only returned to its classical status in art education throughout the England, Europe and the United States with the approach of the 20th Century.
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Try visiting our FAQ page for answers to common inquiries. Similarly, Victorian modesty sometimes required the female model to pose nude with her face draped Masked Nude by Eakins, for example. Lovely blue and red highlights. Throughout the s, Bess became obsessed with Australian aboriginal theories on immortality, particularly with the ritual of pseudo-hermaphroditic alteration. From being a possibly glamorous occupation celebrating beauty, being a nude model was at other times equivalent to prostitution, practiced by persons without the means to gain more respectable employment. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. All Artists From the Studio.
User Content comes from a variety of sources. Drawing the Human Form: Retrieved 23 November It was probably in Ancient Greece that models were first used. The story told of Zeuxis by Valerius Maximuswho had five of the most beautiful virgins of the city of Crotone offered him as models for his picture of Helenproves their occasional use.