Nude figure artists directory of the 17th century, 1600-1700

The 17th century with the famous Dutch artists as Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, and occupied with the male and female nude and Diego Velázquez from Spain.

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Artists directory of the 17th century

Chronological list of artists by 18 years of age.

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Bathsheba Bathing, Artemisia Gentileschi, 1593–1656, Italy

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1593–1656, Italy.
Bathsheba Bathing.
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Erichtonius, Jordaens, Jacob, 1593–1678, Belgium

Jordaens, Jacob, 1593–1678, Belgium.
Erichtonius.
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Midas and Bacchus, Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665, France

Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665, France.
Midas and Bacchus.
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The Rokeby Venus, 16th century Diego Velázquez, 1599–1660, Spain

Diego Velázquez, 1599–1660, Spain.
The Rokeby Venus.
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Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

In a number of nude drawings by himself and his pupils is the model seen from different angles. From this we may conclude that in Rembrandt’s studio nudes and other models were drawn from life. The etched male nudes were also made from life.

The poses are truly academic like those found in 17th century books of examples for student artists.

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Robert Beverly Hale wrote in one of his books that the 17th century famous masterdrawings of the nude by Rembrandt’s are ten times better then all the others. Is that true? Look for yourself!

Standing Male Nude, 17th century famous master Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Standing Male Nude

Seated Female Nude, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Seated Female Nude

Seated Female Nude, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Seated Female Nude

Seated Female Nude, Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Seated Female Nude, Saskia

Seated Male Nude, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Seated Male Nude

Adam and Eva, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669, Netherlands

Adam and Eva



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