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Erotica Universalis (Taschen 25)

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Wonderfully indecent pictures from famous scribblers and anonymous talents alike (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) From the dawn of time, ever since Adam and Eve, all artists of every age?whether the Egyptian, Greek and Roman artists of Antiquity, or more recent famous names as Rembrandt, Courbet, Degas or Picasso?have succumbed to their fantasies, obsessions and libido, and produced erotic works that the censors have taken good care to keep from the public. For Erotica, we surface from the subterranean realms of the museums to enter those of our national and private libraries. Here we discover that not only most of our famous writers, such as Ovid, Aretino, Voltaire, Verlaine or Maupassant, wrote erotic texts that bordered on indecency, but also that great artists like Boucher, Fragonard, Dal? or Matisse were inspired to provide suitable illustrations for these naughty books. Special anniversary edition of highlights from our Erotica Universalis collection!

Product Details

ISBN:
9783822841020
Subtitle:
From Pompeii to Picasso
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Neret, Gilles
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Human Figure
Subject:
Nudes & Erotic
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-Erotic Art
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
General Art
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Taschen 25
Publication Date:
20050715
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
7.72x5.64x1.75 in. 2.74 lbs.

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