Fortuny, Mariano - "Nude on the Beach" (1838 - 74) His brief career encompassed works on a variety of subjects common in the art of the period, including the Romantic fascination with Orientalist themes, historicist genre painting, military painting of Spanish colonial expansion, as well as a prescient loosening of brush-stroke and color.
Bronzino (Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano), 1503-1572, Italian, Seated Male Nude (Study for the Martyrdom of St. Lawrence), 1565-69. Black chalk, glued onto secondary support: 33 x 46.2 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mannerism.