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Trace the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance. Bringing together works by artists such as Titian, Raphael.

Full of surprises, and a few shocks, sexy, sacred and profane, The Renaissance Nude is almost as salacious as it is scholarly. With substantial.

From monumental goddesses to athletic Adams and Eves, beauty and meaning fight it out in the Renaissance's nude awakening.

Inspired by a renewed interest in classical sculpture and closer study of nature, Renaissance artists made the nude body ever more vibrant, lifelike, and central.

The Renaissance Nude is, you might say, the quintessential form of everything we understand by the Renaissance the return to the idealised.