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    The MET's Great Nudes

    "MyMET" features the Great Nudes of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as curated by artist, editor and art guide Scott Goodwillie.


    The MET's Great Nudes

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    Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757–1822). Cupid and Psyche, 1794. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Gift of Isidor Straus, 1905 (05.46).

    Antonio Canova | Cupid and Psyche | Italian, Rome

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    Bronze statue of Eros sleeping, 3rd-2nd century B.C. Greek, Hellenistic period. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1943 (43.11.4).

    Bronze statue of Eros sleeping | Greek | Hellenistic period

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    Bronze statuette of Aphrodite, ca. 150-100 B.C. Greek, Late Hellenistic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.173).

    Bronze statuette of Aphrodite | Greek | Late Hellenistic

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    So airy and open I almost expect the sculpture to loose an arrow. #MuseumWeek #favMW The Metropolitan Museum of Art @MuseumWeek

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    Album d'Études–Poses

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    Nude in an Armchair (Nu au fauteuil) Henri Matisse  (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)

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    The Balcony, Spain [and] Two Nude Bathers Standing on a Wharf John Singer Sargent  (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)

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    Nude - Against the Light Emile Joachim Constant Puyo  (French, 1857–1933)

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    Nude Child Playing a Flute

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    A Seated Female Figure Surrounded by Nude Infants Pietro Testa  (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)

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    Half Figure of a Man, Nude to the Waist Jean-Baptiste Deshays  (French, Colleville 1729–1765 Paris)

    Jean-Baptiste Deshays | Half Figure of a Man, Nude to the Waist

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    Seated Male Nude Daniel Huntington  (1816–1906)

    Daniel Huntington | Seated Male Nude

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    Reclining Female Nude

    Domenico Tintoretto | Reclining Female Nude

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    Kneeling Nude (Nu à genoux) Jacques Villon  (French, Damville 1875–1963 Puteaux)

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    Studies of a Young Female Nude Augustus (Edwin) John  (Tenby 1878–Fordingbridge, Hants 1961)

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    Nude (Akt) Erich Heckel  (German, Döbeln 1883–1970 Radolfzell)

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    Nude Studies Arthur B. Davies  (American, Utica, New York 1862–1928 Florence)

    Arthur B. Davies | Nude Studies

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    Nude Torso in Sunlight Marcel Dyf  (French)

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    Seated Nude Unknown Artist, French

    Unknown | Seated Nude

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    [Standing Female Nude Partially Draped in Gauze] Clarence H. White  (American, 1871–1925)

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    [Male Nude in Studio] Unknown Artist, French

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    [Female Nude] Circle of Louis-Adolphe Humbert de Molard (French, 1800–1874)

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    Nude No. 151 Irving Penn  (American, Plainfield, New Jersey 1917–2009 New York City)

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    Ebony and Ivory F. Holland Day  (American, Norwood, Massachusetts 1864–1933 Norwood, Massachusetts); Although masked in the guise of exoticism or allegory, Day’s male figure studies—many of them nudes—have an undeniable element of eroticism. Although the artist’s sexuality was not discussed at the time, the esthete Day’s lifelong bachelorhood, his admiration and publication of Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley, his flamboyant manner, and his ongoing interest in photographing male nudes leads...

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