Male Beauty in Art

Male Beauty in Art; Appreciation of the beauty of the male sex in different art forms from various periods in human history. I own none of these works of art; all are found around the web. Run by: randaroyce, iljunfantroza and mariaborgart.



Louis-Charles-Auguste Couder, Tanneguy of Chatel Saving the Dauphin, 1828

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Francisco Pacheco

Saint Michael the Archangel (c. 1617)

Museum of Fine Arts, Santander, Spain


Portrait of the Painter Cornelis de Wae by Anthony van Dyck

Date: 1627

Selbstbildnis im Jagdkostüm (Self Portrait in Hunting Attire)
Helmut Kolle (1899-1931)


Oil on canvas

100 x 81 cm


Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man, c. 1530. 

Mannerism: an Italian movement in art and architecture during the High Renaissance that sought to represent an ideal of beauty rather than natural images of it, using characteristic distortion and exaggeration of human proportions (elongation, etc.), perspective, etc.

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Self-Portrait by Anthony van Dyck

Date: 1620-1621

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Joachim Wtewael - The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian

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Ludovisi Ares. 1st. century.  Capitoline museum.


Note the engorged penis: Leo Steinberg in his book, The Sexuality of Christ, maintains that Renaissance artists, and this is no joke, believed that the risen Christ had to have an erection to manifest his (re)assumption of complete and divine power.

HEEMSKERCK, Maerten van

(b. 1498, Heemskerck, d. 1574, Haarlem)

Man of Sorrows
Oil on panel, 84,2 x 72,5 cm
Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent

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