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Portrait of a Young Man

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Description: The Italian Renaissance Nude
Michelangelo’s study for the figure of Haman on the Sistine Chapel ceiling is one of the most celebrated Renaissance drawings of a nude (fig. 3.1). This naked male figure hurls himself forward, his weight resting on his sketchily depicted right foot, his body...
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Related print edition pages: pp.93-123

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