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.
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Walt Kuhn (American, 1877–1949). Two Women Embracing, ca. 1935. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward J. Rosenthal Gift, 1995 (1995.46.3)

Walt Kuhn | Two Women Embracing | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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

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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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

Seated Male Nude Daniel Huntington  (1816–1906)

Daniel Huntington | Seated Male Nude

Reclining Female Nude

Domenico Tintoretto | Reclining Female Nude

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

Nude Torso in Sunlight Marcel Dyf  (French)

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Seated Nude Unknown Artist, French

Unknown | Seated Nude

[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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