Male Beauty in Art

Appreciation of the beauty of the male form 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: romuvulcan and mariaborgart.



Saint Raphael by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

(via kingrenlysghost)


PERUGINO, Pietro Italian painter, Umbrian school (b. 1450, Citta della Pieve, d. 1523, Perugia)

Archangel Michael
c. 1499
Oil and tempera on poplar panel, 126 x 58 cm
National Gallery, London

Angelo prigione. Roberto Ferri. Oil on Canvas. 100x80

Amor vincit omnia (Profane Love) (1602-1603). Caravaggio. Staathche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Gemaldegalene, Berlin

Amor rules everything, as ancient writers say. All that Cupid really rules is our hearts. Only your Amor, Caravaggio, conquers both hearts and the senses.

  - Marzio Milesi, On Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio


The Archangel Michael Defeating Satan by Guido Reni. (via Blues + P&C)




Amable Rigaud. Paradise Lost

The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1666). Luca Giordano. Oil on canvas. 283 x 419 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)

Study for Jacob Wrestling the Angel (1876). Léon Joseph-Florentine Bonnat. Pencil and black chalk on paper.

The Destroying Angel (1935). Robert Hale Ives Gammell. Boston - U.S.A. Oil on canvas, 48,3 x 74 cm, U.S.A. - Boston - Museum of Fine Arts

The Women at the Sepulchre (The Angel at the Tomb of Christ) (1805). Benjamin West. Oil on panel, 83 x 86,5 cm, Brookling Museum