The nude of the 19th century was often a tool for anatomical study: an intellectualized and idealized approach to physiognomy.
Due to its nude content, the painting will only be displayed in an underground exhibition that Maher is organizing.
Schaeffer remembers his father squirming when Pat Robertson talked about burning a reproduction of a nude by Modigliani.
"When I was a nude dancer, I had to keep my work as an escort quiet," she explained.
(Roughly 100 nude models refused to attend classes that day).
He made a statue of a nude woman and set it up in his garden.
The majority of the bodies are nude, their clothing having been torn off.
Thus it became a sin and shame to look at his nude goddesses.
He had the snake totem on his chest and was nude except for his breech-clout and moccasins.
In contradiction to, in wholly antipodal distinction from, Henry James, de Gourmont was an artist of the nude.
1530s, a legal term, "unsupported, not formally attested," from Latin nudus "naked, bare, unclothed, stripped" (see naked). General sense of "mere, plain, simple" attested from 1550s. In reference to the human body, meaning "unclothed," it is an artistic euphemism for naked, dating from 1610s (implied in nudity) but not in common use in this sense until mid-19c.
"nude figure in visual art," 1708, from French nud, obsolete variant of nu "naked, nude, bare," from Latin nudus (see nude (adj.)).