Venus of Urbino

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Venus of Urbino

1538 oil painting by the Italian master Titian add

Category: Visual Arts (430)

Launched in 1538.

Countries: France (33%), (33%), United States (17%)

Main connections: Titian, Jacques-Louis David, Grande Odalisque




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Oil painting - The "'Venus of Urbino"' is a 1538 oil painting by the Italian master Titian add something


Grande Odalisque - Ingres drew upon works such as "Dresden Venus" by Giorgione, and Titian's "Venus of Urbino" as inspiration for his reclining nude figure, though the actual pose of a reclining figure looking back over her shoulder is directly drawn from the 1809 "Portrait of Madame Récamier" by Jacques-Louis David


The "Venus of Urbino" was one of the inspirations for Édouard Manet's 1863 "Olympia" in which the figure of Venus is replaced with the model Victorine Meurent add something


In his 1880 travelogue "A Tramp Abroad", Mark Twain called the "Venus of Urbino" "the foulest, the vilest, the obscenest picture the world possesses" add something