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The Female Nude is among one of the most celebrated genres in the history of art, alongside landscape, still life and portraiture. Reclining Nudes are seen in both sculpture and painting from the Renaissance to Modern and present day. Below is a sampling, including Tom Corbin’s newest limited edition sculpture, Reclining Nude II

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Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538
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Edwouard Manet, Olympia, 1863
Reclining Nude II 1927 Henri Matisse 1869-1954 Purchased 1953 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N06146
Henri Matisse, Reclining Nude II, 1927
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Henri Matisse, Reclining Nude with Blue Eyes, 1936
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Henry Moore, Two-Piece Reclining Figure No. 9, 1968
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Tom Corbin, Reclining Nude II, 2016

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Tom Corbin, Seated Female, 2015

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Reclining Nude II
Edition 60
12”H, 8.25”D, 29.25”W
Bronze, black/brown patina

Seated Female
Edition 15
48”OAH (23”H seated), 14”D, 24”W
Bronze, light golden brown patina

 

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