Erotic Art in the Renaissance (Paperback)

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Erotic Art in the Renaissance (Paperback)


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by Cassidy Hughes

The history of erotic art in the Renaissance is explored in this detailed and fully illustrated survey.

The major erotic artists of the Renaissance are featured, including: Titian, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci, Artemisia Gentileschi, Correggio, Diego Velasquez, Sandro Botticelli, Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio, Giovanni Bernini and Antonio Canova. Also included are the famous prints of Guilio Romano, Agostino Carracci and Friedrich von Waldeck illustrating sex positions. Plus many anonymous artists and works.

'Erotic Art In the Renaissance' also includes discussions of topics related to erotic art, such as art and pornography (illustrated with numerous examples) - censorship - the Madonna - Leda and the Swan - the female nude - the male nude - photography and eroticism - sex and religion - sexuality and Christianity - pagan and mythological erotic art - phallic art - lesbian art - orgasm - voyeurism - artists and models.

The first part of this book on erotic art in the Renaissance uses short entries about aspects of erotic art (with examples from the whole history of erotic art). The bulk of the second part of the book focusses on the celebrated artists of the Renaissance whose work is considered erotic, as well as many anonymous works.

Fully illustrated. This book contains many illustrations which are rare. And an introduction and bibliography.

This second edition contains over 80 new pages.

366 pages. Paperback. Available in hardcover.

Product Details ISBN: 9781861717696
ISBN-10: 1861717695
Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
Publication Date: November 23rd, 2020
Pages: 364
Language: English