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.


Carole Fauerman Sculptures


Le désespoir by Jean-Joseph Perraud,1869.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Photo by antonio-m. on Flickr.

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Stuart Sandford (b. Sheffield, UK), Sebastian, 2012. Stainless steel sculpture, 243 cm x 80 cm x 65 cm. Unique

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Laurent-Honoré Marqueste (French, 1848-1920), Perseus Slaying Medusa, 1903 version. Marble. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen.


Marble faun by Jean Louis Brian (1805-64), Musée Calvet, Avignon

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Marble Busts of Hadrian & Antinous, from Rome, Roman Empire, British Museum by carolemadge1 on Flickr.

Bust of Hadrian
Probably from Rome, Italy
AD 117 - 138

This statue shows Hadrian naked. This nakedness, originally a Greek style, showed that the emperor was heroic and almost god-like.

Bust of Antinous
From Rome, Italy
AD 130-140

The presence of an ivy wreath in this portrait links Antinous to the god Dionysus, the closest Greek equivalent to the Egyptian god Osiris. Roman aristocrats frequently incorporated fragments of classical statuary into the walls of their estates, but the rest of this statue has not been found.

Statue of Resting Satyr Roman copy of 4th century BCE Greek original by Praxiteles Marble once displayed at Villa d’Este by mharrsch on Flickr.

Orestes and Elektra by Menelaus after Praxiteles marble 1st century CE (1) by mharrsch on Flickr.

Head of Emperor CaligulaUnknown, Roman, Asia Minor, about A.D. 40, Marble Getty Museum

Roman Emperor Augustus as Pontifex Maximus 1st century BCE (5) by mharrsch on Flickr.