Erotica Universalis

The paintings of pleasure: An erotic background of humanity
From the sunrise of time, ever seeing that Adam and Eve, all artists of each age—whether the Egyptian, Greek, or Roman artists of Antiquity, or more moderen well-known names as Rembrandt, Courbet, Degas, or Picasso—have succumbed to their fantasies, obsessions, and libido, and produced erotic works that the censors have taken excellent care to maintain from the general public. ForErotica Universalis, we floor from the subterranean geographical regions of the museums to go into these of our nationwide and personal libraries. right here we find that not just so much of our recognized writers, corresponding to Ovid, Aretino, Voltaire, Verlaine, or Maupassant, wrote erotic texts that bordered on indecency, but in addition that fab artists like Boucher, Fragonard, Dalí, or Matisse have been encouraged to supply appropriate illustrations for those naughty books. For this new hardcover variation of the vintage 1995 bestseller, we've got culled highlights from our Erotica Universalis collection. A ceremonial dinner for the mind's eye and a ceremonial dinner of the eye!
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Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural partners celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we all started our paintings as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the identify TASCHEN has develop into synonymous with obtainable, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings jointly approximately a hundred of our all-time favourite titles in a neat new structure so that you can curate your individual reasonable library of artwork, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
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