In Praise of the Backside

By Hans-Jürgen Döpp

Mega sq. In compliment of the bottom celebrates the main sensual a part of the feminine physique. The insightful textual content by means of Hans-Jürgen Döpp discusses the bottom as a characteristic that stands for either robust eroticism and supple femininity, seducing recognized artists from each style. This identify is bound to attract and enjoyment a large viewers with its full of life, provocative images.

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9'42--dc22 2011002658 © Parkstone Press foreign, ny, united states © private suggestions, around the globe, united states All rights reserved. No a part of this can be reproduced or tailored with no the permission of the copyright holder, during the global. except another way exact, copyright at the works reproduced lies with the respective photographers. regardless of in depth learn, it has now not constantly been attainable to set up copyright possession. the place this is often the case, we might have fun with notification. ISBN: 978-1-78042-214-5 2 "Our arses might be symptoms of peace! " — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart three 4 List of Artists nameless nine, eleven, thirteen, 151, 153, a hundred and fifty five, 157, 159, 161 163, a hundred sixty five, 167, 171, 173, a hundred seventy five, 179, 185, 187, 189 191, 193, 195, 201, 203, 211, 223, 229, 241, 245 A. Noyer variations 199, 215, 221 Agélou, Jean 169, 181, 197 Beardsley, Aubrey 113 Bertin, François 205, 209, 219 Biederer Studio 207, 227, 233, 243 Blake, William Blanchard, Jacques Boucher, François Clésinger, Auguste Corona variations Corot, Jean-Baptiste Camille Correggio (Antonio Allegri) Courbet, Gustave Coypel, Noël-Nicolas Degas, Edgar Delaplanche, Eugène Gauguin, Paul Giambologna (Giovanni Bologna) H. C. W. Hayez, Francesco Henner, Jean-Jacques Hopper, Edward fifty three 35 forty-one, forty three sixty one 217 fifty seven 21 sixty three, sixty seven, seventy one, seventy three 39 seventy seven, eighty one, 89, ninety three, ninety five, ninety seven, 107, 111 seventy five ninety nine, one hundred and one, a hundred and five 23 177 fifty five sixty nine, one hundred fifteen 149 five 6 Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique Jordaens, Jacob Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig Klimt, Gustav forty seven, fifty one, sixty five 29 129 a hundred twenty five, 127, 143, one hundred forty five Laszlo, Boris 147 Liss, Johann 33 Mallet, Jean-Baptiste forty nine Mandel, J. 221 Manufacture nationale de Sèvres 123 Millet, Jean-François fifty nine Monsieur X 231 Oltramare, Henri 183 Ostra variations Palma Giovane Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio) Regnault, Jean-Baptiste Renoir, Pierre-Auguste Richard,Yva Rodin, Auguste Rops, Félicien Rousseau, Henri Rubens, Peter Paul S. O. L. variants Schiele, Egon Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) Toulouse-Lautrec (de), Henri Vallotton, Félix Velázquez, Diego 225, 227, 233, 243 25 15, 19 forty five seventy nine 235, 237, 239, 247 87, ninety one, 109, 119, a hundred thirty five, 139 eighty three, 103 133 27, 31 213 137, 141 17 eighty five, 117 121, 131 37 7 Love’s physique A s we fragment the physique, we make its elements the topic of a fetish. each one person half can develop into a spotlight of erotic ardour, an item of fetishist adoration. nevertheless, the physique as an entire continues to be the sum of its components. the 3 Graces nameless, Roman reproduction of a Greek unique created through the second century B. C. E. (restored in 1609) Marble, 119 x eighty five cm Musée du Louvre, Paris eight 9 The department of the physique that we feature out the following brings to brain the worship of relics. Relic worship begun within the center a long time with the adoration of the bones of martyrs and used to be in line with the idea that the physique components of saints possessed a unique strength. during this admire, each one fetishist, even if enlightened he pretends to be, can pay homage to relic worship. dozing Hermaphrodite nameless, Roman reproduction of a Greek unique from the second century B. C. E. (? ) (mattress carved in 1619 through Gian Lorenzo Bernini) Marble, 169 x 89 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris 10 11 At first, this dismemberment simply occurred to saints, in keeping with the assumption that during paradise the physique turns into complete back.

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