Seated Nude  1884

by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Trained in the academic tradition, Bouguereau viewed the female nude as an ideal subject to display his skill. He rendered this model’s complex pose flawlessly, subtly manipulating light and shade to create a convincing illusion of three-dimensional form. Read more... [The Clark]
45 7/8 x 35 3/8 in. (116.5 x 89.8 cm)
Oil on canvas
This photographic reproduction is in the public domain (Wikimedia Commons)