Venus of Urbino, Titian Compared to Manet's Olympia it's quite obvious who's the winner! But I love them both anyway..

Vecellio Tiziano The Venus of Urbino, , Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Venus of Urbino by Vecellio Tiziano.

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Édouard Manet Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe, 1863 oil on canvas x ” Louvre, Paris

1. Manet Édouard Manet’s painting Olympia (1863) caused a scandal when it was first exhibited at the 1865 Salon in Paris. Manet painted his muse Victorine Meurent, an artist and popular model of the day, as a prostitute with her maid. Manet featured Meurent in many of his paintings, including his equally famous masterpiece, Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe (The Picnic,) which also portrayed her in the nude, although outdoors.

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Edouard Manet Olympia, 1863 Oil on canvas H. 190 cm Paris, Musée d'Orsay offered to the French State by public subscription initiated by Claude Monet, 1890 © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

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